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Flights Provide More Travel Options; Plus Save on Family Travel with St. Kitts’ “Summer Sunsation” Family Offer
Basseterre, St. Kitts – The St. Kitts Tourism Authority is pleased to announce that American Airlines has added Friday flights to complement its regular Wednesday and Saturday non-stop flights from JFK. Providing more options for longer or shorter stays on island, the new JFK Friday flights will operate from Friday, June 13, 2014 through Friday, September 5, 2014.
The schedule for American Airlines’ additional Friday flights is as follows:
|Flight #1430||Departs JFK at 5:00pm||Arrives St. Kitts (SKB) at 9:30pm|
|Flight #1431*||Departs St. Kitts (SKB) at 10:30am||Arrives JFK at 2:55pm|
* – Returns the next day, on Saturday.
“The addition of a third weekly non-stop New York to St. Kitts flight from June to August is an indicator of the ongoing positive developments in St. Kitts tourism,” said Senator Ricky Skerritt, Minister of Tourism & International Transport. “Our Summer Sunsation offer, The St. Kitts Music Festival, Nevis’ Culturama, and CPL T20 Cricket will all help to make travel to St. Kitts & Nevis a very attractive option for this summer.”
Complementing the newly added Friday non-stop flights from JFK on American Airlines, St. Kitts’“Summer Sunsation” family offer is designed to provide more value for travelers’ money, particularly for those traveling with children. Valid on new bookings only made between now and June 30 for travel from now through September 1, 2014, it offers the fourth and seventh nights free at participating hotels.* Plus, kids stay free and/or eat free at most participating hotels, which include Bird Rock Beach Hotel,Ottley’s Plantation Inn, Sugar Bay Club, St. Kitts Marriott Resort & Royal Beach Casino andTimothy Beach Resort.
Travelers need only reference the “Summer Sunsation” family promotion at the time of booking. Reservations can be made via a favorite travel provider, directly with the hotel (which can also be done via St. Kitts’ website) with air purchased separately, or reduced airfare is available on flights booked in conjunction with a stay at a participating hotel via AA Vacations or US Airways Vacations.
About St. Kitts
Currently, the destination is ranked #4 on a list of the 10 Best Islands in the World and #2 on a list of the 16 Best Caribbean Vacations by US News & World Report. In 2012, St. Kitts was named one of “5 Caribbean Islands to Discover Now” by MSNBC. It was named one of the “Top 12 Spots that should be on your list for 2012” by Caribbean Travel + Life magazine and the island’s Brimstone Hill Fortress was listed as one of “10 Great Places To Explore The World’s Best-Kept Secrets” by USA Today. St. Kitts was also noted as a top destination for 2011 by both AOL Travel and British Airways.
Located in the northern Leeward Islands of the Caribbean, 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 rainforest, riding the scenic railway that connects the island’s former sugar plantations, visiting the Caribelle Batik factory, touring Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, the only man-made UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Eastern Caribbean, and more traditional vacation pastimes such as watersports, golf, shopping, tennis, gourmet dining, gaming at St. Kitts’ exclusive casino or simply relaxing on one of the island’s sandy beaches. Accommodations range from intimate plantation inns to larger hotels and resorts.
For more information about St. Kitts, please contact the St. Kitts Tourism Authority toll free from the US at 1-800-582-6208 or from Canada 1-888-395-4887, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, visitwww.stkittstourism.kn, or connect on Facebook, Twitter and/or YouTube.