Bahamas welcomed a record-breaking seven million visitors in 2019.
The ministry of tourism attributes this historic success to data-driven, agile marketing, authentic storytelling, and aggressive PR, sales and airlift strategies.
“It is with great pride and pleasure that I report the Bahamas’ strongest tourism numbers in history,” said minister of tourism and aviation, Dionisio D’Aguilar.
“We look forward to building upon the success of our marketing efforts and continuing the momentum in 2020 as we show the world that the Bahamas continues to be open for business and has so much to offer visitors.”
The impact of Hurricane Dorian has not slowed the Bahamas’ tourism growth.
Since 2009, the islands have continuously seen a steady increase in air and sea arrivals with an impressive 52 per cent increase in just ten years.
“This tremendous achievement would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of the team behind the scenes at the ministry of tourism as well as our industry and agency partners,” said Director General, Joy Jibrilu.
According to the department of immigration, port authority and customs, 2019 was a record-breaking year for the Bahamas, with the highest number of arrivals by air and sea…