Exploring Investment Opportunities: Tourism Officials Meet with Members of Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce

Minister Chester Cooper is pictured (5th left in group photo) with Todd Johnson, CEO/President, Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce, Julia Wagner and Brittany Hanson of the Beverly Hills Convention & Visitors Bureau. He is joined by Ministry of Tourism executives: Andre Miller, Senior Director of Global Communications; Latia Duncombe, Director General of Tourism; Sen. Randy Rolle, Consultant; Paul Strachan, Executive Director of Global Communications; Bridgette King, Executive Director of Sales and Marketing; Valery Brown-Alce, Executive Director of Global Sales; Clarence Rolle, Director of Global Communications and Film; and Dupree Smith, Senior Manager of Sales. (BIS Photos/Kemuel Stubbs)

Executives of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (BMOTIA) are pictured at a Global Sales Mission meeting on the US west coast: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments and Aviation the  Hon. Chester Cooper met with members of the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce, Monday, June 12, 2023 at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills to explore tourism and investment opportunities.

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation (BMOTIA) announced in  a recent press release: “Executives are heading to the Golden State for the ‘Bringing The Bahamas to You’ Global Missions initiative 14 – 15 June, to showcase the 16-island destination’s latest tourism offerings and developments, spotlight The Bahamas’ longstanding film legacy and celebrate the milestone 50th Anniversary of Independence.”

Tourism Minister Chester Cooper is leading the Global Missions in California, accompanied by Latia Duncombe, BMOTIA’s Director General, and other senior BMOTIA executives; the delegatiion is meeting with key industry leaders, partners, media and travel agents.

Global Missions will heighten awareness of The Islands of The Bahamas brand in key markets and drive tourism business to the destination. The California Mission is aligned with the BMOTIA’s June 6th announcement of the inaugural JetBlue non-stop service from Los Angeles to Nassau, scheduled to begin November 4, 2023.

Minister Cooper stated in the press release: “We are thrilled that come November, travellers from California, the most populous state in the U.S. and one of the most diverse, will be able for the very first time, board a JetBlue flight at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) for non-stop service to Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) in Nassau.”

From: Bahamas Information Services