Last week, host Gary Guertin and special guest co-host Ed Griffith literally made a splash in
South Eleuthera. No, not the “cannonball kind," but the kind that gets everyone involved buzzing about a great time and wonderful experiences.
From the luxury of Cape Eleuthera Resort and Yacht Club, Talkin' Tourism on
Florida’s Treasure Coast (and Beyond) really connected with the best of the best of the tourism efforts. Bahamas
Leading a long list of Eleuthera tourism officials and stakeholders, Director General Vernice Walkine opened with remarks on behalf of the
. Her comments were as warm and bright as the Bahamian sun. Getting to the main topic of the day General Manager of Sustainable Tourism Earlston McPhee and Blue Flag Programme Administrator Leon Gibson along with Cape Eleuthera Resort General Manager Steve Kappeler gave an excellent overview of the Blue Flag Programme and what it means to the Ministry, but most importantly to the marine environment. Bahamas
Moving on from there, guests Tommy Sands, owner of the
Cotton Bay development, Shaun Ingraham, president of the Rotary Club of Eleuthera, provided insightful comments on the state of tourism in South Eleuthera and what the future may hold. What was the consensus? You will want to listen to find out.
Treasure Coast connections there was a host of them, not to mention the 20 year old Sister City partnership between Gregory Town, Eleuthera and our very own . Co-host Ed Griffith was greeted like a rock star at the Governor’s Jensen Beach, Florida much to Radio Man’s surprise. Could Ed become the FLAHAMIAN Ambassador to Eleuthera? Future shows may tell! Harbour Airport
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