They do it big in Texas and when it comes to Dallas, the home of award winning TCI General Manager of the Palms Resort, she makes sure they do it even Bigger.
Not only did Karen Whitt ensure that TeamTCI had lots of travel agents to talk to, but she got the Mayor of Dallas, a Celebrity Chef of Dallas and two members of the Dallas Cowboys football team to be at the reception on stop two of the Premier’s Road Show. Dallas Mayor, Mike Rawlings raved of his TCI family vacation, which came after one of the road shows; he said the TCI is top class.
Doug Free is offensive lineman with the Dallas Cowboys, Zack Martin is offensive guard with the Dallas Cowboys – both men said after the video presentation they must come to the Turks and Caicos Islands. Both men also presented Premier Dr Rufus Ewing with a signed Dallas Cowboys helmet; which Premier could not wait to try on.
Dean Fearing the celebrity chef of Dallas promises to also visit the TCI and this is easier explained the Premier with increased flights from Dallas to three times weekly to the Providenciales International Airport; dubbed the gateway to paradise by Airports Authority Chairman, Gordon Burton.
When the Tourism Minister, Hon Porsha Smith addressed the agents and potential investors, she continued her message of luxury diving; a few days of it in Provo, a few more days of it in South Caicos with East Bay resort and even more diving with a dash into Grand Turk.
Today the contingent heads to Beverly Hills, Los Angeles.