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Emirates, the world’s largest worldwide airline, has sealed an settlement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Bahamas to promote tourism to the Caribbean archipelago. The airline and The Bahamas’ Ministry of Tourism will embark on joint initiatives to increase visitor site visitors into the islands from key markets throughout Emirates’ community.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates Group Chairman and Chief Executive and HE Tony Joudi, Ambassador of The Bahamas to the UAE and the State of Qatar on the Emirates Group Headquarters. Also current on the signing ceremony was Adnan Kazim, Emirates’ Chief Commercial Officer and Salem Obaidalla, Emirates’ Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations for the Americas.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates Group Chairman and Chief Executive stated: “We are pleased to collaborate with The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Bahamas in supporting its goals to boost the nation’s tourism economy. Through our partnerships with United and Air Canada, we look forward to playing a key role in promoting The Bahamas as a key leisure destination. Our global customers from across our network can enjoy Emirates’ services to our points in North America and benefit from enhanced connectivity and access to the islands.”
His Excellency Tony Joudi, Ambassador of The Bahamas to the UAE and the State of Qatar stated: “I would love to thank Emirates for taking part in a task in strengthening the connection between the 2 nations. Tourism is the lifeblood of our nation’s financial system and, by rising visitor arrivals to our tropical island paradise, we hope to obtain our targets of stimulating the tourism financial system and offering impetus to the enterprise local weather.
“Emirates is a facilitator of global connectivity and links the East with the West and we look forward to working closely with the airline to help us achieve our tourism targets. The economy at large will benefit from a further boost to tourism and our country has made significant investments in infrastructure to accommodate the anticipated boom in tourism. On behalf of the Government of The Bahamas and the nation’s people, we look forward to organising a familiarisation trip early this year for influencers and media to experience first-hand the best of our nation’s offerings and highlight it as a top tourist destination to their audiences,” continued Joudi.
Spread throughout 16 main islands, The Bahamas boasts greater than 100,000 sq. miles of the world’s clearest ocean. Its coveted seashores and pristine shorelines make The Bahamas one of the crucial widespread tourism locations within the Caribbean, providing a wealthy mixture of leisure and cultural actions for guests.
Under the MoU, each events will associate on joint promotional campaigns to profit the airline and increase vacationer arrivals into The Bahamas, by showcasing the vacation spot’s enchantment to guests and holiday-makers. The settlement will see additionally advertising and marketing actions together with media and commerce familiarization journeys, within the first quarter of 2023, and the event of tailored tour packages, by way of its tour working arm Emirates Holidays, which will be booked by prospects throughout the airline’s huge community. Both events have additionally agreed to discover alternatives to collaborate on joint promoting campaigns to promote the West Indies vacation spot.
Emirates at present flies to 12 factors within the US as well as to Toronto. Emirates’ prospects from throughout its international community can utilise its providers to fly to US locations comparable to Houston, Chicago, or Newark earlier than connecting to Nassau on United, thanks to the partnership between each airways. Travellers also can fly to The Bahamas through Toronto, with Canada’s nationwide service Air Canada, which activated its codeshare partnership in November.
While the vast majority of visitor site visitors to The Bahamas is comprised of travellers from the US and Canada, The Bahamas additionally attracts vacationers from different worldwide factors in Emirates’ community together with the United Arab Emirates, Greece, India, China, the Philippines and Singapore.
Currently Emirates prospects can join to Nassau airport on codeshare flights with Air Canada through Toronto and from main US airports together with Houston (IAH), Newark (EWR), and Chicago (ORD) on interline flights with United. Emirates operates a contemporary fleet of Boeing 777 and Airbus A380 plane to a community of greater than 130 locations throughout six continents.
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