Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., William Griffith, disclosed this yesterday at a Breakfast Trade Show and Seminar, held at Sandals Royal to celebrate British Airway’s 65 years of civil aviation services to Barbados.
“Other successes were recorded in the Caribbean, Central and South America, and also Germany…who we are watching closely, as we welcome a new Lufthansa service this October,” Griffith stated.
Speaking to 60 tour operators from the UK and Ireland, the CEO highlighted the island’s attractions, including its newest ones, the Rum Vault at Colony Club Hotel, St James, and the St Nicholas Abbey Heritage Railway tours, in St Peter.
He also mentioned Barbados’ newest accommodation, which opened this month, Abidah by Accra, an adult only boutique hotel located in the vicinity of Enterprise, Christ Church.
CEO Griffith also took the time to highlight that Barbados’ Family and Friends programme “will play an integral role in the Vision 20:20: We Gatherin’”, which is a year-long global celebration of Barbados, with the aim of encouraging persons in the diaspora and visitors to invest in the island’s future”.