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The Bahamas Tourist Office and Delta Vacations join forces to promote The Islands Of The Bahamas in Raleigh, North Carolina
By Bahamas Ministry Of Tourism
May 30, 2019 - 12:06:52 PM

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Pictured from left to right: Nicholas Wisdom, BTO Atlanta; Karenda Swain, BTO, Grand Bahama; Garbrielle Archer, BTO, Atlanta; David Bentz, Delta Vacations; Jennifer Hutcheon, Delta Air Lines; Laura Robbins, Delta Vacations; and Phelan Ferguson. BTO Atlanta.

RALEIGH, NC  –  Representatives from Delta Vacations and  the Bahamas Tourist Office, Atlanta along with leading industry executives from Baha Mar, Sandals, and the Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board recently delivered a series of dynamic presentations that took top Delta Vacations travel agent producers on a whirlwind trip to The Islands Of The Bahamas.

Spearheading the efforts on behalf of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation (BMOTA), Garbrielle Archer, Area Manager of the Bahamas Tourist office, Atlanta, worked with her team to update the 35 top Delta Vacations Travel Agents on What’s New in The Islands Of The Bahamas (TIOTB). The agents also received updates from Delta Vacations representatives including David Bentz, Regional Sales Director, Delta Vacations and Laura Robbins, Business Development Manager.

Garbrielle Archer, BTO Atlanta; Eleen Anderson, Winner of a trip to Abaco Beach Resort, Luxury Travel Experts, and Jennifer Hutcheon, Delta Airlines. Valentine's Resort & Marina also donated a 3 nights stay for 2.

“We are proud to partner with Delta Vacations to showcase the beautiful Islands Of The Bahamas. Our goal this evening was destination knowledge of our top producing travel agents, allowing them to be well equipped to better sell TIOTB”, said Garbrielle Archer.

“Delta Vacations is excited to partner with The Bahamas.  Raleigh is one of Delta’s largest non-hub airports with more than 80 flights per day to 29 destinations worldwide including Atlanta. Delta offers flights to Nassau, Freeport, Eleuthera, Exuma and Abaco,” said Mr. Bentz.
Industry Executives listen to presentations from Delta Vacation and Bahamas Tourist Office Representatives.

Sponsor giveaways included special prizes from the following partners:

Grand Isle Resort and Spa

3 days /2 nights stay for 2

one bedroom villa including breakfast

Valentine's Resort & Marina

3 nights stay for 2

Luxury Junior Suites

Great Abaco Beach Resort

4 nights stay for 2

Oceanfront Accommodations
Karenda Swain, BTO Grand Bahama updates the agents on What's New in Freeport.

Delta Vacations travel agent producer snaps a photo of a Bahamas Swimming Pig giveaway.

From Left: Garbrielle Archer, BTO Atlanta; Jobeth Corsi, Grand Prize Winner of a hotel stay at the Grand Isle Resort, Cross Travel Services, Anita Johnson-Patty, Global Communications, BMOTA; and Phelan Ferguson, BTO, Atlanta.

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