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Barbados making major tourism push in UAE

May 9, 2024

Barbados’ tourism product has been heavily promoted at the Arabian Travel Market and Showcase ahead of the Cricket World Cup.

A local team of top tourism officials from the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc took a trip to Dubai to be part of the grand event, which is watched by millions worldwide and is a showcase for some of the wealthiest individuals across the United Arab Emirates.

Members of the Barbadian delegation, led by Minister of Tourism Ian Gooding-Edghill, got a chance to speak about the Barbados experience, its attractions and the upcoming cricket tournament.

West Indies Cricket legends Ian Bradshaw and Joel Garner were among those involved in the promotion activities.

Managing Director of Blue Sky Luxury Tonya Wallace, who specialises in luxury villa sales, says they have made progress in forming partnerships with some of the leading travel entities in the UAE.

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