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 …

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 …

Food Vendors Needed For Speightstown Sizzlin’

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(BTPA) The Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) is asking vendors resident in St. Lucy, St. Peter and St. James who are interested in participating in Speightstown Sizzlin’ to contact that department. They should call Product Officer at the BTPA, Sharon Trotman, at 467-3668 or 832-5203. Speightstown Sizzlin’ will be held one Saturday per month from 6:30 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. …

2016 FCCA Cruise Essay Competition

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(Stock Photo) Primary and secondary school students in Barbados are invited to take part in the 2016 Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Children’s Essay Competition. It will be conducted in two age categories – the Junior Division, which is open to children aged 9 and 12 and the Senior Division, open to children aged 13 to 16. In each category, children …