Maybe it does not have the drama of a New
York Yankees-Boston Red Sox duel, but the new partnership between
Barbados and Major League Baseballs New York Mets may prove a
Tourism Authority signed a three-year deal with the Mets to promote
Barbados at all home and away games through the 2008 baseball
If a Mets player
hits a home run at Shea Stadium during a specially designated
inning, one fan at the stadium for all home games and one who is
registered online at www.sny.tv/barbados for all road games will win a free
trip to Barbados.
The BTA also will
offer a Mets-themed weekend package in Barbados next fall to all
season ticket holders.
Were pleased to
partner with the Barbados Tourism Authority, said Dave Howard,
executive vice president, business operations, New York Mets. This
agreement further drives our fans awareness of one of the
Caribbeans most beautiful islands.
In turn, the BTA
is excited to work with this world-renowned baseball team,
according to Bill Silvermintz, BTAs vice president of marketing for
the Americas. The partnership offers fans the opportunity to see
what Barbados has to offer.
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the reporter who wrote this article, send e-mail to Gay Nagle Myers
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