Basseterre, St. Kitts (06 July 2023) – The Ministry of Tourism and the St. Kitts Tourism Authority is delighted to announce the inclusion of Caribbean Airlines to its esteemed airlift roster as it continues to strengthen its position as a premier tourism destination. This exciting development will undoubtedly amplify the accessibility of St. Kitts for travelers within the region, firmly positioning the island as a premier Caribbean vacation spot.
Marking a significant milestone for the island’s travel industry, the inaugural flight from Trinidad & Tobago to Antigua and then to St. Kitts is scheduled for 24 July 2023. Following this, a new route connecting Barbados and St. Kitts will commence operations on 29 July 2023. This newfound connectivity is bound to bolster St. Kitts’ tourism sector by catering to an expanded range of travelers.
Minister of Tourism, Honourable Marsha T. Henderson, expressed her excitement about the collaboration between Caribbean Airlines and St. Kitts. She stated, “We are thrilled to welcome Caribbean Airlines to St. Kitts, a partnership that will undoubtedly elevate our tourism industry to new heights. The inclusion of St. Kitts on their airlift roster opens up a world of possibilities for travelers seeking extraordinary experiences in our stunning destination. We are confident that this strategic alliance will not only stimulate our economy but also showcase the unique charm and allure of St. Kitts to a wider audience. Additionally, this new flight adds to the ever-increasing airlift into the Federation”
By joining forces with Caribbean Airlines, St. Kitts reinforces its commitment to cultivating a thriving tourism industry that caters to the evolving needs of travelers. The strategic business alliance will encourage economic growth, fuel job creation, and enhance the island’s overall profile within the Caribbean.
“Prior to the pandemic, the Caribbean was one of our largest markets, second only to North America. Events and business travel drive this market, and with the commencement of this service, we are well on our way to recapturing this position,” remarked Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, CEO of the St. Kitts Tourism Authority.
Adding St. Kitts to its ever-expanding network reinforces the Caribbean Airline’s dedication to serving the diverse needs of its passengers while fostering regional connectivity.