A trip in July 2016 by Minister Michael Fahy to Texas, Aruba and New York cost $4,863.90, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage.
The trip duration was listed as from Sunday, July 17, 2016 – Friday, July 22, 2016, and the web page listing said:
Monday, 18 July – Dallas, Texas, Meeting with Officials of American Airlines
- “Meetings were held with American Airline executives to discuss current and future flight schedules to the island.
“Tuesday and Wednesday July 19 and 20 – Aruba
- “Minister attended a series of meetings with hotel developers which included a look at how casinos operate in the region.
“Friday, 22 July – New York City, New York – Meeting with Bermuda Tourism Authority Staff and Hotel Executives
- “This was the first official meeting with the New York team to look at programs and incentives to move Bermuda forward as a tourism destination once again. Meetings were also held with a member of the Board of Directors of the Bermuda Tourism Authority to discuss hotel development among other tourism related matters.”
- Air Travel: $1601.05
- Ground Transportation: $137.85
- Accommodation: $2,766.61
- Meals: $358.39
- Miscellaneous: $
- Total Cost: $4,863.90