Continental, United Integration Will Result in Caribbean Business Boom for MLT Vacations

During the ongoing 18th annual MLT University, the merger between United Airlines' and Continental Airlines' products and offerings was officially announced, sparking optimism for growth in MLT Vacations's Caribbean customers.

The new partnership will perhaps have the most impact on the Caribbean since United markets will now have access to Continental's airlift to the region. This could open up new markets to the Caribbean for MLT Vacations, including Chicago, Houston, Washington, Dallas, Boston and more.

"Obviously, this is going to be very big for markets that now have access to a quick, one-stop flights to the Caribbean when they didn't have this option before," says Ken Pomerantz, president and chief marketing officer of MLT Vacations. "The Caribbean continues to be big business for us, so we are always adding more islands and looking to expand."

In the last two years alone, MLT Vacations added Turks & Caicos, Bonaire, St. Lucia, Antigua and more.

And the hottest current Caribbean destination for MLT Vacations?

"The Dominican Republic is our hottest Caribbean destination right now," says Pomerantz. "Everyone wants to go to Punta Cana."

For more updates from MLT University, keep visiting www.travelagentcentral.com.

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