BTMI & BTPA Relocating To Warrens

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The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) will close tomorrow, Tuesday, October 30, and Wednesday, October 31. This is to facilitate relocation of these offices to 2nd and 3rd Floors One Barbados Place, Warrens, St. Michael. The PBX telephone number for the BTMI and the BTPA will remain 535-3700. Any inconvenience this closure may …

Tourism Merger To Boost Efficiency

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Merging the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) will achieve more efficiency. Chairman of the BTMI and the BTPA, Sunil Chatrani, expressed this opinion during an interview with the media at Taste the Spirits of Polo, the final event of the 2018 Food and Rum Festival. “In terms of the merger, from different administrations …

Youth Engagement Critical To Sustaining Tourism

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Engagement with the youth has been identified as a strategic priority to sustain this island’s tourism industry. This is according to Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA), Marsha Alleyne, who was speaking at a prize-giving ceremony for winners of the 2018 Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Children’s Essay and Poster Competitions. She said such competitions …

BTPA To Close At Noon Tomorrow

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The Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA), located at Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael, will close at noon tomorrow, Friday, October 5.  This is to allow staff to attend a funeral. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, October 8. Any inconvenience caused is regretted. See also: READ MORE Child Care Board To Close Early Tomorrow anemptytextlline READ MORE SJPI …

Tourism & Maritime Career Showcase Tomorrow

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The Tourism and Maritime Career Showcase, which was postponed due to the passage of Tropical Storm Kirk, will now be held tomorrow, Thursday, October 4, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael. The event, which has over 40 exhibitors and is expected to attract hundreds of school children, will start at 10:00 a.m. and end at …

Tourism Workers Celebrated With City Parade

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Tourism Week climaxed last Saturday with a festive street parade held to celebrate persons who work in the island’s main income earning industry – tourism. Approximately 1, 000 workers, outfitted in bright orange t-shirts, joined dancers, stilt walkers, cheerleaders and children decked in colourful costumes, to party to soca music blaring from trucks. The workers represented the Grantley Adams International …

Kya Knight Wins FCCA Essay Competition

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Kya Knight captured the essence of Barbados, and future of this island’s tourism product, in a page-and-a-half, to win the 2018 Florida Caribbean Cruise Association’s (FCCA) Essay Competition. Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds, made this announcement recently, during a brief ceremony at the Deighton Griffith Secondary School. Showering the 13-year-old with praise, Minister Symmonds said: “Kya captured …

Holder’s Hill Tourism Experience Postponed

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The launch of the Greater Holder’s Hill Community Tourism Experience, being held in association with the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA), which was scheduled for this Sunday, September 30, has been postponed.  It will now take place on Sunday, October 7. The BTPA and the Executive Management Committee of the Greater Holder’s Hill Community Tourism Experience apologize for any inconvenience …

Tourism Career Showcase Postponed

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The Tourism and Maritime Career Showcase scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, September 27, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, has been postponed, until further notice.  This is due to the expected passage of Tropical Storm Kirk. The Barbados Tourism Product Authority apologises for any inconvenience which may be caused. shamkoe.pile@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE BTMI & BTPA Relocating To Warrens anemptytextlline …

Tourism Week Starts September 23

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Barbados will celebrate Tourism Week from Sunday, September 23, to Saturday, September 29. Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA), Marsha Alleyne, made the announcement during a brief launch held last Wednesday at the Barbados Entertainment Complex, Warrens, St. Michael. Mrs. Alleyne said Tourism Week was moved from December to September to better “celebrate tourism …