Talkin' Tourism coming to Abaco this Friday!
By Misti Guertin
May 25, 2011 - 2:08:24 PM
Photo: Misti Guertin
Talkin’ Tourism will not just be talking about tourism, we'll be the tourist as we bring the show to you live from the Abaco Inn, located on Elbow Cay, in Abaco, Bahamas.
This great oceanfront property is perfectly suited for a great
broadcast location. Just steps away from the sea, our studio will be
We have put together a stellar line-up of guests who best represent all that is great about Abaco.
president of the Abaco Community Tourism Foundation and the Abaco
Chamber of Commerce, will give us an overview of current tourism and
business trends in Abaco.
Michelle Mikula, the public
relations and group business representative for the Abaco Tourist
Office, will be on-hand to share some of Abaco's great get-away
opportunities and approaching events. The Islands of the Bahamas has
tremendous diverse ocean and coastal environments. Friends of the Environment,
an Abaco based environmental group, will talk about what this
non-profit is doing to ensure the stewardship of the environment for
generations to come.
Talkin’ Tourism will also welcome
Lindsey McCoy, producer with Conch Salad TV,
a new web-based media company that produces a new video every two weeks
showcasing the Bahamas from a “locals” viewpoint. I am sure there will
be some great story lines. There could be other surprise guests as well,
so don’t miss this week’s show.
Talkin’ Tourism road trips is no small task and special thanks go out to
Bimini Island Air,
A and P Auto Rentals, and
Here’s a snapshot (if that is possible) of Abaco:
Located at the top of the Bahamian archipelago 75 miles
north of Nassau and 200 miles east of Miami, Florida, the Abacos stretch
for 130 miles from Walker’s Cay in the north to Hole-in-the-Wall in the
south. Marsh Harbour, Abaco is the third-largest town in the Bahamas
and the commercial hub of the Abacos. It also has the Out Islands’ first
and only set of traffic lights. A short ferry ride from Marsh Harbour
is Hope Town. Visitors feel like they stepped back in time with quaint
New England style villages and pastel colored houses that date back to
the firsts settlers who arrived from South Carolina in 1783. For more
about Abaco visit:
Let’s go, go, go to Abaco! Are there any Treasure Coast-Abaco connects? You bet there are and we are determined to find more!
"See you" Friday when we'll be telling you why "It’s Better in the Bahamas!"
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