Bahamas welcomed a report-breaking seven million site visitors in 2019.
The ministry of tourism characteristics this historic good results to details-driven, agile marketing, genuine storytelling, and aggressive PR, revenue and airlift techniques.
“It is with fantastic pleasure and satisfaction that I report the Bahamas’ strongest tourism quantities in background,” reported minister of tourism and aviation, Dionisio D’Aguilar.
“We search ahead to building upon the good results of our marketing initiatives and continuing the momentum in 2020 as we show the earth that the Bahamas continues to be open for business enterprise and has so substantially to offer site visitors.”
The effect of Hurricane Dorian has not slowed the Bahamas’ tourism advancement.
Considering the fact that 2009, the islands have continuously seen a steady boost in air and sea arrivals with an spectacular fifty two for each cent boost in just ten several years.
“This great accomplishment would not have been probable without the need of the really hard function and commitment of the team behind the scenes at the ministry of tourism as well as our marketplace and company companions,” reported Director Normal, Joy Jibrilu.
In accordance to the department of immigration, port authority and customs, 2019 was a report-breaking calendar year for the Bahamas, with the highest range of arrivals by air and sea recorded in the country’s background.
By the stop of 2019, foreign air and sea arrivals had totalled more than seven.2 million, a nine for each cent boost from 2018.
Stopover site visitors alone had been the highest in recorded background at one.78 million with American site visitors accounting for one.45 million.
The islands of the Bahamas expect to see this development of escalating arrivals by air proceed as major airlines, like United Airlines, British Airways and Delta Airlines have amplified their airlift to Nassau in 2020.
United Airlines has added Saturday-only non-stop provider from Denver to Nassau.
The provider commences March seventh in time for the peak spring vacation season and continues as a result of August fifteenth.
Starting March twenty ninth, 2020, British Airways will function non-stop provider among London Heathrow and Nassau every Tuesday.
British Airways will now offer non-stop provider among London and Nassau Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.