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Mon, 25 March 2024

Nassau, Bahamas to Host Routes Americas 2025 in February

(25/03/24)  Routes Americas has officially been handed over to 2025 hosts - the Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board in partnership with Nassau Airport Development Company, and The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation.

Routes Americas 2024, hosted by El Dorado International Airport with support from ProColombia, took place last week in the city of Bogota.

The event, which is held in a different location each year, brings together airlines, airports and tourism authorities to drive air service development across the Americas.

Routes Americas 2025 will take place from 10-12 February 2025 in Nassau and Paradise Island, Bahamas.

Lynden Pindling Airport (NAS) in Nassau, Bahamas. Click to enlarge.
Lynden Pindling Airport (NAS) in Nassau, Bahamas

“Routes Americas is the region’s leading route development forum, connecting aviation decision makers from across the Americas,” said Steven Small, Director of Routes. “By uniting this community, Nassau and Paradise Island will be able to showcase its market potential and display its many impressive attractions to the very people who will drive future travel and tourism to the destination. We look forward to working with the team over the next year to deliver what we are certain will be a very highly awaited and successful event.”

Located in Nassau, Lynden Pindling Airport (NAS) is the main international gateway to Bahamas and the first airport outside of the U.S. to implement TSA PreCheck as well as one of the few select airports offering U.S. Customs and Immigration Preclearance, along with U.S. Global Entry.

With nonstop flights from 24 destinations, including most major U.S. cities as well as destinations in Europe and Central America, and many connecting services through major international hubs, Nassau Paradise Island attracts travellers from around the world annually.

Bahamas welcomed a record 9,654,838 international visitor arrivals in 2023, a 38% increase on 2022 and a 33% increase compared to the previous 2019 record, pre-Covid.

“We are thrilled to be hosting Routes Americas in 2025, as we bring together industry professionals for a few days of unmissable programming in our breathtaking destination to learn how we can better unite regions around the world through air service development,” said Joy Jibrilu, CEO of Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board. “Nassau and Paradise Island continue to grow, and with our airport arrivals already breaking records this year, we are excited to welcome some of the top decision-makers in the industry to our shores. In addition to networking and meeting opportunities, attendees will experience the beauty of The Bahamas and all that the destination has to offer.”

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