Barbados and the Caribbean will soon get the attention of a number of Chinese journalists and tour operators, who will be coming to get a first-hand look at facilities here and what the region as a whole has to offer visitors from the orient.
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He said more and more of his countrymen were traveling, “and to parts of the world they never visited before, so an informed and direct, personal knowledge would be crucial in selling a new destination.”
He noted that a reciprocal approach would be welcome, and he invited
“Big China is keen to learn from little Barbados in some areas in which you are proficient and what you do well; and since tourism is one such area, we want to gather as much as possible from you to improve our industry,” he pointed out.
Prime Minister Thompson said he would be happy to welcome the team of journalists and tour operators as
He admitted that
The Prime Minister also acknowledged that air links were critical, “as we now have to rely on carriers out of the