Caribbean Airlines launches Village Cricket Programme in four territories
CARRIBEAN AIRLINES’ new Instagram page ‘@ourcaribbeanexperience
April 5, 2024

Caribbean Airlines launches Village Cricket Programme in four territories

Caribbean Airlines said it has launched a new Instagram page @ourcaribbeanexperience and “Caribbean Village Cricket” a T/10 format celebrating community spirit.

“Caribbean Village Cricket” is part of the airline’s focus on Caribbean culture and a follow-up to its successful “Culture in D’Park” event over the Trinidad Carnival, the airline said in a release. Other elements of the Caribbean Culture programme will be rolled out later this year.

“Caribbean Village Cricket” which kicked off in Trinidad on March 29, 30 and 31, at three locations: Powergen Penal Sports Club; Santa Cruz Sports Association; and the National Cricket Centre, Couva, will journey to Jamaica on April 20, and then Guyana April 28, culminating in the final round at the renowned Queens Park Oval, Port-of Spain on May 5,2024.

CEO of Caribbean Airlines, Garvin Medera stated that “Village cricket holds a cherished place within Caribbean culture, embodying the spirit of community, camaraderie, and the love for the game. In the Caribbean, cricket is more than a sport; it’s a tradition that brings together people of all ages, backgrounds, and walks of life.”

He continued, “The village cricket matches conjure feelings of home and become vibrant social events where families gather to cheer on their local teams, creating an atmosphere that transcends the boundaries of the cricket field.”

The release added that “…village cricket in the Caribbean is a celebration of not only athletic prowess but also the rich cultural heritage that defines the region”, and the airline “is proud to support and promote this aspect of Caribbean life, further strengthening its commitment to connecting communities and celebrating the diverse cultures of the region”.