Basseterre, St. Kitts (July 4, 2019) – Cirillo’s Culinary Academy in Toronto was the site for St. Kitts’ celebration of the expanded mid-week service from Air Canada with their second annual “Taste of St. Kitts” culinary event. Highlighting the increased airlift and reinforcing that the dining scene in St. Kitts is an experience not to be missed, the interactive cooking event had agents creating recipes from popular Kittitian restaurants.
Racquel Brown, CEO of the St. Kitts Tourism Authority, remarked, “Leveraging our culinary experience, we are cultivating a higher profile to engage with more visitors to St. Kitts, especially this winter with our additional Air Canada Tuesday flight. The second annual “Taste of St. Kitts” provided the perfect platform to showcase our diverse cuisine as we launched our celebration of new service from Toronto! The additional flying is part of the destination’s specific strategy to further develop its tourism industry by building airlift from select gateways with valued airline and industry partners to support its expanding hotel product.”
Hosting the event was Paul Minich, Market Consultant for the St. Kitts Tourism Authority in Canada. In his presentation he noted, “We are thrilled! There is strong growth from Canada and this expansion of service is very important to the destination. Our product appeals to the discriminating traveler looking for a more experiential vacation and the quality and diversity of our culinary product is certainly a key component of the St. Kitts & Nevis vacation experience.”
From February 11 through April 14, 2020, Air Canada will operate the flight utilizing a 136-seat Airbus A-319 with 12 Premium Rouge and 124 Economy class seats as follows:
|AC 1730||YYZ 11:20 am||SKB 5:05 pm|
|AC 1731||SKB 5:55 pm||YYZ 10:05 pm|
Note: Flights are listed in local time and schedules are subject to change.