The French Saint-Martin Tourism Office at the first edition of the “Destination Caraibes “ show in Martinique

From June 7th to 9th, the French Saint-Martin Tourist Office participated to the first edition of the new show "Destination Caribbean" directed to the general public at the Galleria Mall in Fort-de-France, Martinique. Also in attendance were Sonesta Maho and Great Bay hotels represented by Mr. Bernard Hunt.

salon destination caraibes martinique 2012Organized in the largest and busiest mall in Martinique the show had a significant impact and a wide audience interested in spending the summer in Saint-Martin came to take information on the island.

4 destinations in the Caribbean also participated to this show:
- Barbados
- Saint-Lucia
- Dominica
- and Antigua

During these three days of exhibition, along with the contacts established the Saint- Martin Tourist Office agreed to help the company “Express des Iles” to organize a charter between Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe and Saint Martin from June 30th to July 1st with on board over 400 visitors who will enjoy the various activities offered by the destination: shopping, nightlife, dining, water sports, etc.

Gregory Dumel, Local and Regional Promotion Manager says: "For a first edition, the show was very interesting. In partnership with Martinique travel agencies such as AVS, Foyal Tour, Nayaradou travel Fléchon-Selectour we were able to offer weekly or 3 days/ 2 nights packages. We also took the opportunity to introduce new watersports activities proposed in Saint-Martin but also remind the assets all the charm of our island.”

Photo from left to right : Bernard Hunt, Sonesta Maho Director of Sales; Grégoire Dumel, Local and Regional Promotion Manager; Stéphanie, La Galleria Communication Manager ; Patrick Deffit, tradeshow coordinator.

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