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St. Kitts Celebrates Mid-Week Air Canada Flights with “Taste of St. Kitts” Culinary Event in Toronto
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Basseterre, St. Kitts – Cirillo’s Culinary Academy in Toronto was the site for St. Kitts’ celebration of the expanded mid-week service from Air Canada with their second annual “Taste of St. Kitts” culinary event. Highlighting the increased airlift and reinforcing that the dining scene in St. Kitts is an experience not to be missed, the interactive cooking event had agents creating recipes from popular Kittitian restaurants.
Racquel Brown, CEO of the St. Kitts Tourism Authority, remarked, “Leveraging our culinary experience, we are cultivating a higher profile to engage with more visitors to St. Kitts, especially this winter with our additional Air Canada Tuesday flight. The second annual “Taste of St. Kitts” provided the perfect platform to showcase our diverse cuisine as we launched our celebration of new service from Toronto! The additional flying is part of the destination’s specific strategy to further develop its tourism industry by building airlift from select gateways with valued airline and industry partners to support its expanding hotel product.”
Hosting the event was Paul Minich, Market Consultant for the St. Kitts Tourism Authority in Canada. In his presentation he noted, “We are thrilled! There is strong growth from Canada and this expansion of service is very important to the destination. Our product appeals to the discriminating traveler looking for a more experiential vacation and the quality and diversity of our culinary product is certainly a key component of the St. Kitts & Nevis vacation experience.”
From February 11 through April 14, 2020, Air Canada will operate the flight utilizing a 136-seat Airbus A-319 with 12 Premium Rouge and 124 Economy class seats as follows:
|AC 1730||YYZ 11:20 am||SKB 5:05 pm|
|AC 1731||SKB 5:55 pm||YYZ 10:05 pm|
*Note: Flights are listed in local time and schedules are subject to change.
About St. Kitts
Intoxicating natural beauty, sunny skies, warm waters, and sandy beaches combine to make St. Kitts one of the most seductive spots in the Caribbean. Located in the northern Leeward Islands, it offers a diverse tourism product developed from the destination’s natural beauty, cultural heritage and rich history. The island’s stunning variety of tourism attractions include hiking through the tropical rain-forest, riding the scenic railway that connects the island’s former sugar plantations, visiting the Caribelle Batik factory, and touring Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, which is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Among the more traditional vacation pastimes available are water sports including catamaran sails, golf, shopping, tennis, dining, gaming at St. Kitts’ exclusive casino or simply relaxing on the beach. For more information about St. Kitts, visit www.stkittstourism.kn.
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