PRESS RELEASE – JetBlue’s new direct service from Boston, USA to Saint Lucia with this new flight operating throughout the winter of 2014/2015.
“JetBlue began flying to St. Lucia from New York in October 2009 offering direct service three times a week from JFK before rapidly moving to daily service from this major US gateway” said the Director of Tourism Mr. Louis Lewis.
He further added that “The flights proved to be so successful that JetBlue was keen to open up a new gateway to Saint Lucia, and in collaboration with the Saint Lucia Tourist Board identified the Boston market as ideal for travel to Saint Lucia.
The Jetblue Boston service will also open up a number of additional gateways to Saint Lucia through the Logan airport in Boston with specific benefits to the Mid-West States”.
The continuation of daily service out of New York and this additional once a week service from Boston is a clear indication of the confidence that the JetBlue team has in the current development path of Saint Lucia’s tourism sector” added Mr. Lewis”
Ahead of the departure of this inaugural flight the Saint Lucia Tourist Board collaborated with JetBlue’s marketing team to stage a series of media, trade and consumer promotional activities in Boston namely:
Thursday October 30th
Media Event featuring Chef Nina Compton
Seaport Test Kitchen, Boston MA
Friday October 31st
Saint Lucia Flag Raising Ceremony to commemorate the New Service
Boston City Hall Plaza, Boston MA
Friday October 31st
Meet and Greet of the Saint Lucia Boston Diaspora
Roxbury College, Roxbury, MA
The Minister of Tourism, Heritage and Creative Industries Honorable Lorne Theophilus along with other officials from the Saint Lucia Tourist Board will be in attendance at all the activities before departing Boston for Saint Lucia on this inaugural flight.
JetBlue has scheduled its spacious 150-seat Airbus A320 aircraft seats on this route, which offers travelers all the amenities for which the airline has become revered.
Combined with its extremely competitive fares between the USA and St. Lucia it is expected to stimulate significantly more visitors for the island this winter period.
To book flight reservations, visit www.jetblue.com.