Sealy: BTPA Doing A Good Job

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The Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) has come in for high praise from Minister of Tourism, Richard Sealy. While addressing the launch of the 2nd edition of the Sugar and Rum Season held at the Portvale Sugar Factory, Mr. Sealy lauded the members of BTPA’s team for their hard work and dedication to developing Barbados’ tourism product. “It is a fact, …

Tourism Security Workshop Under Way

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Stakeholders in the local tourism industry are being given the opportunity to enhance their skills and organisational procedures as it relates to tourism security through a week-long workshop. The training workshop, which opened this morning at the Barbados Defence Force, is being facilitated by the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE), the Organisation of American States (OAS), the United Nations Crime …

Register Students For BTPA Video

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The Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) is inviting students from primary schools and first form students from secondary schools in St. Michael to participate in the I Am Tourism legacy video. Parents and guardians are asked to call the respective schools to register the students for the video, which will be filmed on location at the Clock Tower at the …

Prime Minister Praises BTMI & BTPA

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart poses with Scarlet Moradians who is on her 135th visit to Barbados. (A.Miller/BGIS) Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has praised the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) for carrying out their mandate admirably. Mr. Stuart’s commendation came last evening as he hosted the third Repeat Visitors’ Reception for the year, at …

Take Part In Tourism Youth Congress

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Secondary school students are invited to participate in the Barbados Tourism Product Authority’s (BTPA) Barbados Tourism Youth Congress. Formerly known as the Annual Speech Competition, the Youth Congress will take the same format as the speech competition in that the students will verbally present their ideas on selected tourism topics. This year’s topics are: Sustainable Tourism Development; Signature Tourism Products; …

Forms – Barbados Tourism Youth Congress

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Please see the attached participant form, permission slip and rules and guidelines for Barbados Tourism Product Authority’s (BTPA) Barbados Tourism Youth Congress. See also: READ MORE Sealy: BTPA Doing A Good Job anemptytextlline READ MORE Tourism Security Workshop Under Way anemptytextlline READ MORE Register Students For BTPA Video anemptytextlline READ MORE Cultural & Tourism Surveys Continue anemptytextlline READ MORE Prime Minister …

Training For Immigration Officers

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Immigration officers will be among frontline personnel attending a training workshop in customer service from Monday, January 9, to Friday, January 13. The workshop, which is being coordinated by Compete Caribbean, will be conducted by immigration consultant, William Yates. It targets frontline personnel who interact daily with visitors at Barbados’ ports of entry. Other participants will be drawn from the …

Packed Tourism Week Begins Tomorrow

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Tourism workers will have their opportunity to shine, when a number of activities are held to celebrate Tourism Week. The festivities begin tomorrow, Saturday, September 24, with Speightstown Sizzlin’, at the Speightstown Esplanade, St. Peter, at 6:30 p.m. The community tourism event will feature several performances, including pieces from tourism workers. Then on Sunday, September 25, workers and industry players …

Bajan Rum Shop Tour On September 24

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The St. Michael Parish Independence Committee, in collaboration with the Barbados Tourism Product Authority and the Bajan Association of Rum Shops, will present a special edition of The Strictly Bajan Rum Shop Tour, on Saturday, September 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Guests will assemble at the Garrison Savannah at 9:00 a.m. sharp and from there the tour will …

Lashley: Teach Them About Our Past Traditions

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Older generations of Barbadians are being encouraged to pass on their knowledge and traditions from bygone days to successive generations. This call came today from Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, as he addressed the opening of a Genealogy Marketplace at the Archives Department, Black Rock, St. Michael. Mr. Lashley told the large crowd gathered on the Department’s …