The Bahamas will to close its borders to international commercial flights and commercial vessels carrying passengers from the United States from Wednesday.
Having successfully hosted the World Travel Awards earlier this week, Bahamian minister of tourism, Dionisio D’Aguilar, tells Breaking Travel News what benefits the international spotlight will bring to the destination.
As Caribbean Travel Marketplace gets underway at Baha Mar, Breaking Travel News catches up with Joy Jibrilu, director general with the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation.
Frank Comito, chief executive of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association, reported that the region’s largest and longest-standing tourism marketing event had to date confirmed close to 500 delegates from more than 170 supplier companies.
Joy Jibrilu, director general of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation, joins Breaking Travel News in London to tell the global hospitality community that the destination is open for business following the impact of a deadly hurricane.
Under the agreement, Carnival Corporation will develop a new cruise port destination primarily for Carnival Cruise Line on Grand Bahama, and construction of a new addition, including a pier, on the Bahamian island of Little San Salvador, home to Holland America Line’s Half Moon Cay port.
The 2020 Caribbean Travel Marketplace has opened for registration. The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association, producers of the Caribbean’s largest and longest-standing tourism marketing event, has started its countdown for the 38th marketplace.