Bahamas To Host 2018 Caribbean Aviation Meetup

BahamasairNassau Bahamas will be the host destination for the third annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup, to be held from 12-14 June 2018 at the Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island. In attendance will be the key decision makers from the aviation and tourism industries, travel professionals, academics and investors from all over the world for three days of discussion.

The primary objective on the agenda is to discuss ways to increase airlift to the region. The program will also address topics such as regional airlines, route development, airport development, airlift impact on tourism and economy, investment considerations, trends in regional travel and tourism, innovation of product, as well as tourism product development.

This year’s event will include 31 sessions and presentations involving 40 presenters including, Bahamas Minister of Tourism and Aviation, Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar and Director General Joy Jibrilu. Other local industry professionals will also join speakers from the United States, Caribbean, Canada and Europe.

The conference encourages active participation from industry partners and an opportunity to attend sessions that are of business interest. This is intended to bring together all colleagues from differing backgrounds to initiate cooperation, a better understanding and perspective of the industry and a chance for new business ventures and opportunities.

Hosted by the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation, this year’s conference is expected to attract hundreds of participants from 28 countries and territories namely: Anguilla, Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Commonwealth of Dominica, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Jamaica, Luxemburg, Nevis, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Saba, St. Barths, St. Eustatius, St. Lucia, St. Maarten/St. Martin, St. Vincent, Suriname, Switzerland, Trinidad, Turks and Caicos, United Kingdom, United States, and US Virgin Islands.

”We know that Airlift is vital to tourism and tourism is vital to all economies in the Caribbean region. The Bahamas is no exception. This conference will not only allow us to discuss and act upon essential airlift issues that affect our archipelago, we will also be able to acquire valuable feedback and information from the international experts who will attend the conference,” said Minister D’Aguilar.

For more information and to register, visit the conference’s website:

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