Home > LIAT responds to demand for regional carnivals and Rihanna concert in Barbados
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, July 30, 2011 – In response to the high demand for travel into Barbados, Antigua, Tortola and Grenada for their upcoming Carnival celebrations and the Rihanna concert in Barbados, LIAT has agreed to increase capacity to/from those destinations to ensure that there is no shortage of seats for travellers.
Corporate Communications Manager Desmond Brown said that LIAT has also offered discounted fares into Barbados for the Rihanna concert. The discounted fares are available at all of LIAT’s booking channels including the airline’s corporate website www.liat.com .
“This is a heavy season for travel with three major regional events overlapping,” Brown said.
“We are constantly monitoring our loads into these destinations and adding capacity where necessary to meet that demand. This is an ongoing process.”
The Corporate Communications Manager also highlighted that LIAT has organised incentives for regional Travel Agents where two of the top agents for the Rihanna concert in Barbados will win an all expenses paid trip to Barbados to attend the event.
“To date we have been receiving very positive feedback from our travel agents on this promotion,” Brown noted.
He said that LIAT has also partnered with telecommunications company LIME to transport eight of its contest winners to Barbados for an all expenses paid trip to see Rihanna in concert.
LIAT is one of the leading Caribbean airlines. It is owned by regional shareholders, with major shareholders being the Governments of Barbados, Antigua & Barbuda and St. Vincent & the Grenadines. More information about LIAT may be found at www.liat.com .
| Desmond L. Brown | Corporate Communications Manager | LIAT (1974) LTD | Head Office, Coolidge Business Complex | Sir George Walter Highway | Antigua | Telephone: +1 268 480 6222 | fax: +1 268 480 5638 | email: firstname.lastname@example.org |