Providenciales, 20 Jan 2015 – United Airlines is adding a flight to Providenciales by June this year; announced this morning at the opening of that workshop being held jointly with the TCI Tourist Board. Chairman of the Board, Kingsley Been explained that it is pivotal the country ensure the health standards are up to par with the increased interest in the country as a destination.
Kingsley Been, Chairman, TCI Tourist Board: “As we continue to expand and diversify from our traditional source markets such as North America and into new and emerging markets such as the BRIC countries our numbers can only and will only continue to expand and increase in arrivals. With that increase in tourism arrivals, so too is the increasing exposure and vulnerability of this destination to some disease. AS we talk about expansion, as we sit here this morning it was just a matter of hours ago that United Airlines has announced additional flights, or a new flight to the Turks and Caicos Islands from Houston, Texas commencing 6th of June this year.”
Currently, United flies into the Turks and Caicos from Newark/New Jersey and those seasonal flights from the Newark Liberty International Airport begin in February and can cost a traveller anywhere from $352 round trip to $1,000 plus. Those new flights come in from Houston, Texas.