Bahamas launches new social media contest to attract more tourists

Bahamas launches new social media contest to attract more tourists

first_imgThe Bahamas Ministry of Tourism (BMOT) has recently launched new social media promotion #BahamasTakesFlight where pilots, aviation enthusiasts and anyone who have had or wish to have a fantastic, exotic vacation to the Islands of The Bahamas will have a real treat as their wish can now become a reality.According to Andre Miller, General Manager, Global Communications and Social Media, for BMOT, said, “The social media contest was designed to heighten awareness of the Bahamas’ multiple islands in the aviation community, build its creative videos and image banks by showing the visual experiences of pilots who have visited the destination and simultaneously, showcase and differentiate the marketing methods of the past for the aviation market with this new social media twist.”Open to past visitors and also those wishing to visit The Bahamas, persons can log on to Bahamas.com/TakesFlight and simply submit their creative photo and videos, depicting great aviation experiences and stating how much they love The Bahamas, #BahamasTakesFlight.All photos should be accompanied by a short story saying why they deserve a trip to The Bahamas, and those on video should do the same in video format. There are no limits on the amounts of videos and photos each person can submit and the deadline for submission is May 29, 2015. From May 30 through June 13, 2015, family and friends will be able to vote for their favourite applicant via social media.A panel of judges will decide on the final winner, which will be announced on June 22, 2015 via the social media platforms Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as well as traditional electronic and print media.last_img

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