Basseterre, St. Kitts, 17th March, 2023–To culminate the inaugural flight celebrations of InterCaribbean Airways between St. Kitts and Barbados, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority in collaboration with InterCaribbean Airways and Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc hosted a promotion event at Hilton Barbados Resort.
According to the Tourism Authority, the event provided an opportunity to market and promote the federation to various travel and tour operators.
With the introduction of this new service, Minister of Tourism, Hon. Marsha Henderson shared that “reestablishing strong regional connectivity is paramount to the success of tourism markets across the Caribbean.”
“After years of constant discussion, we are absolutely delighted for the partnership that we have established between St. Kitts and Nevis InterCaribbean Airways and Barbados, reconnecting us to the rest of the Caribbean. Expanding airlift to our beautiful island, specifically with InterCaribbean Airways, the new service that is between St Kitts and Barbados aids in developing the tourism industry in St Kits, which has been our main economic driver for the islands since the official closure of the sugar industry in 2005.Reestablishing strong regional connectivity is paramount to the success of tourism and markets across the Caribbean.”
The St. Kitts Tourism Authority says it has enforced a comprehensive marketing plan which aims to strengthen the destination’s position to drive intra-regional travel to St. Kitts & Nevis.