Bahamas Ministry of Tourism's New York based Marketing team, Mikala Moss (L) and Chrystal Bethel (r) with Bella Magazine’s publisher and editor, Daniel and Courtenay HallFort Lauderdale, FL - December, 2016 - The Islands Of The Bahamas with the Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board, were the featured destination at the recent BELLA Magazine New York, Cover Launch Party and Holiday Shopping event with NBC'S Today Show hosts Kathie Lee and Hoda, held at the Arlo Hudson Square, New York City.
As one of the sponsors, of the premiere cover party and shopping event, The Bahamas and the Grand Bahama logo were featured on the step and repeat red carpet branding and The Bahamas also had a vendor display within the BELLA Lounge. Guests were also eligible to win a key prize of hotel accommodations at the luxurious resort, Old Bahama Bay, on the west end of Grand Bahama Island.
At the Bahamas booth within the interactive area of the party, the guest that included an impressive list of celebrities and some of New York's key influencers, were provided with information on visiting The Bahamas. The New York based tourism-marketing team of Mikala Moss and Chrystal Bethel represented The Bahamas at the Mix and Mingle.
The Bahamas' presence at the Gala holiday event marks the beginning of what can become a mutually beneficial partnership, as the country was spotlighted as one of the presenting sponsors at the social event. Other sponsors included University Pain Medicine Center and Liberta Co. Ltd BabyFoot.
In addition to the celebrity hosts of the event Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda, some of the other celebrities in attendance included Shayna Leigh, singer; Melissa Francis, Fox News Anchor; Catherine Curtin of Orange is the New Black and Charles Frattini of Discovery Channel's Naked and Afraid.
BELLA NY Magazine is one of New York's top subscription and newsstand-based women's luxury lifestyle publications and is described as an insiders’ guide to one of the most affluent areas in America. BELLA offers that their magazine provides a sophisticated combination of fashion, beauty, health, philanthropy, arts and culture, cuisine, celebrity and entertainment.
BELLA magazine has also recently increased its reach to Los Angeles, with the launch of a new publication from BELLA media, BELLA, Los Angeles.
BELLA Magazine's Cover Launch party, hosts, Kathy Lee and Hoda with celebrity guest
Bahamas booth at BELLA Magazine's Cover Launch party, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism's New York Managers, Mikala Moss (L) and Chrystal Bethel (r) with Daniel Hall, Publisher of BELLA magazine NY
Photo credits: Teresa Pyskaty and Antoine DeBrill