‘From The Bahamas With Love’ welcomed more than 1000 romance seekers
NASSAU – The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation (BMOTA) held a Virtual Romance Expo last Friday.
The show featured speakers, networking booths and many other activities illustrating romance for the attendees and was abuzz with people from all walks of life, who wanted a taste of The Bahamas from their home.
With over 1000 virtual attendees from Canada and the United States., the Virtual Romance Expo gave couples a unique opportunity to understand what The Islands of The Bahamas offer as a romantic destination.
The “From The Bahamas With Love” event was attended by soon-to-be engaged or recently engaged couples, future brides and grooms, bachelorette party planners, honeymoon do-over seekers and more.
“We wanted to reassure those looking for a romantic getaway that The Bahamas is here for you and waiting,” commented Joy Jibrilu, Director General of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation.
” ‘From The Bahamas With Love’ was a virtual one-stop-shop for all the information needed to plan weddings or honeymoons in The Bahamas. We were indeed pleased and proud of the successful trade event held last week and the phenomenal interest by consumers last night. Given the success of this show, we are excited and committed to bringing this show back next year and to show you why ‘It’s Better in The Bahamas.’ ”
The Bahamas is one of the world’s leading destinations for weddings and honeymoons, and romance is a significant segment of Bahamas tourism.
In the three years preceding the pandemic, The Bahamas annually saw over 67,000 visitors traveling for weddings, honeymoons, engagements or a getaway for two. The global romance market brought in an estimated $415 million in revenue in 2019.