Continuing the output of positive growth in the Caribbean destination of St. Kitts, the UK market has announced further good news for the destination, reporting record increases of 37 per cent overall in forward bookings by its key travel partners for the period April 2014 - March 2015. The projected increases come at a hugely significant time for St. Kitts as the destination moves towards a more luxury brand with exciting hotel and golf developments on stream, the imminent opening of the island’s first private air terminal and expected completion in late 2014 of the new superyacht harbour, part of the Christophe Harbour development.
Visitors to the Caribbean island of St. Kitts can now access expert information ‘on the go’ as the destination goes mobile with the launch of its very first App in conjunction with the Telegraph Media Group and British Airways. Free to download, the innovative Telegraph St. Kitts Destination App, already selected by Apple as one of its ‘best new apps’, reflects the growing demand for instant access to information by today’s consumer.
The Caribbean Islands and the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands sit on the opposite sides of the world from each other as does the islands of St. Kitts and the Seychelles, but the Tourism Ministers of these two islands still see area for cooperation and for togetherness.
A groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, January 19th for the construction of Christophe Harbour’s mega-yacht marina marked the latest step forward in the overall development of the exciting luxury tourist resort and residential project on St Kitts’ picturesque Southeast Peninsula.
If any one destination could claim an enviable position throughout Caribbean Week in New York 2009, it would have to be St. Kitts. The island had a presence in nearly every aspect of the Week’s activities, from appearing on national television on Monday through the 36th Annual Governments of the Caribbean State Ball on Friday evening.
St. Kitts is a beautiful gem located in the Caribbean island chain. It twinkles with the magic of a Caribbean that time forgot - still relatively untouched by the long fingers of globalisation, offering a different Caribbean adventure. Spear-heading the islands tourism development is somewhat of a hero.Hon. Ricky Skerritt headed up the West Indies Cricket team for four years; he is highly regarded by many. Now Hon. Skerritt takes his tactics to tourism. Motivated, determined and high-spirited Ricky gives this exclusive interview to Caribbean Travel News.