Published on : Tuesday, January 25, 2022
World’s largest long-haul airline, Emirates, has recently signed a preliminary agreement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Public Service, Bahamas, with an aim to promote tourism to the island nation.
This agreement will look into the Dubai-based carrier develop initiatives with a target to market Bahamas as a tourism destination to travel enthusiasts across its global network. Also, developing enhanced connectivity to Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport from US gateways through its codeshare and interline partners are also into their plan, Emirates said.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed, chairman and chief executive of the Emirates Group, and Frederick Mitchell, the Bahamas’ Minister of Foreign Affairs and Public Service, signed the agreement in Dubai. The ceremony was witnessed by Adnan Kazim, chief commercial officer of Emirates; Salem Obaidalla, senior vice president of commercial operations for the Americas at Emirates; and Tony Joudi, Ambassador of the Bahamas to the UAE.
To quote Sheikh Ahmed, “Across the world, Emirates plays a key role in boosting tourism to various destinations by providing travellers with reliable, convenient and comfortable flight options for travel. We are delighted to work with the Bahamas to strengthen transport links and to support the country to welcome tourists from around the world. We look forward to a long and fruitful partnership.”