Basseterre, St. Kitts – Because the island of St. Kitts gears up for the Summer time of Enjoyable kick-off later this month, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority has been onerous at work asserting monumental flight routes and expansions, networking with Caribbean tourism officers and key media to bolster vacation spot consciousness, and placing the ending touches on the epic 3-night celebration at St. Kitts Music Competition.
In solely the primary weeks of June, St. Kitts has achieved a number of distinctive accomplishments, together with the island’s first-ever partnership with JetBlue, leading to year-round flights from New York’s JFK and the enlargement of United Airways’ service from Newark (EWR).
On June 6, St. Kitts, in collaboration with JetBlue, introduced the graduation of direct, year-round service from New York’s JFK to St. Kitts, 3 times weekly starting November 2, 2023. Working on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, this brand-new flight service opens the island to the distinguished New York market like by no means earlier than. Growing island accessibility will support in growing the native economic system that thrives on tourism and scaffold alternatives for cross-cultural collaboration and international connectivity.
Alongside St. Kitts’ partnership with JetBlue, the Tourism Authority has prolonged its partnership with United Airways. Starting December 2, 2023, United will present direct, continuous flights from Newark (EWR) to St. Kitts by way of August earlier than taking a hiatus till December. This growth has supplemented the present flight providing with an extra 4 months of continuous service.
Following unimaginable success with interCaribbean Airways’ flight from St. Kitts to Barbados, the airline has upgraded the plane from the 30-seater EMB 120 to the 48-seat ATR on a full-time foundation, thus additional bettering regional connectivity.
“St. Kitts’ steady progress in worldwide connectivity is a testomony to the power and resilience of our island,” stated Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, CEO of St. Kitts Tourism Authority. “Lower than a 12 months after reopening our borders to tourism, we’ve seen implausible progress and a requirement for the island indicative of a robust and plentiful future for the vacation spot.”
Summer time of Enjoyable
With robust attendance of tourism delegates throughout the Caribbean at CTO’s Caribbean Week in New York Metropolis, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority had the chance to share the island’s thrilling updates in addition to promote the upcoming Summer time of Enjoyable, kicking off with the twenty fifth Annual St. Kitts Music Competition. Honourable Marsha T. Henderson, CEO Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, and Deputy CEO Melnecia Marshall engaged in strategic conferences with tourism officers, key stakeholders, and media to additional promote the vacation spot and foster optimistic relationships with thought leaders all through the business.
“We had been thrilled to have the chance to share St. Kitts’ most up-to-date developments at Caribbean Week,” stated Melnecia Marshall, DCEO of St. Kitts Tourism Authority. “We imagine wholeheartedly within the spirit and character of St. Kitts and the Kittitian folks, so it’s all the time a pleasure to introduce new stakeholders to our island and additional cement our place on the worldwide stage as a premier vacation spot.”
Upcoming Occasions in St. Kitts
St. Kitts will sustain its momentum because it soars into the St. Kitts Music Competition, occurring from June twenty second by way of twenty fourth. This full of life celebration will deliver collectively the very best of the music business for 3 nights of events and extravaganzas, the proper tone for this 12 months’s Summer time of Enjoyable. Following shortly afterwards, travellers are welcomed to Nevis Mango Competition (June 30 – July 2), St. Kitts and Nevis Restaurant Week (July 13-23), Nevis Culturama (July 27- August 8), and Caribbean Premier League Cricket (August 31- September 30).
St. Kitts additionally boasts 4 nominations within the World Journey Awards for its excellence in journey, tradition, diving, and success as a tourism board. Voting is now open till July 9, 2023.
Guests are reminded to often examine the St. Kitts Tourism Authority web site (www.visitstkitts.com) for updates and knowledge.