16 Years Of HIV & AIDS Public Education

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The Ministry of Tourism and International Transport is determined to promote public education on HIV and AIDS in the tourism industry through its HIV/AIDS awareness programme. Minister of Tourism, Richard Sealy, disclosed this last Friday, during opening remarks at a drama presentation and cocktail reception hosted by his Ministry, in observance of World AIDS Day. Stating that his Ministry had …

Westbury New Road To Be Renamed

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Government will rename Westbury New Road in honour of former resident and Barbadian-born pop icon, Robyn Rihanna Fenty, on Independence Day, Thursday, November 30, during an official ceremony. According to officials within the Ministry of Tourism, Westbury New Road, which will be renamed Rihanna Drive, is a growing tourist attraction, as many taxi drivers and tour bus operators show it …

Ministry Of Tourism Conducting Study

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The Ministry of Tourism and International Transport has commissioned Systems Consulting Limited to carry out a study on the economic contribution of small watersports operators. Research will be conducted among key stakeholders in the tourism sector, including face-to-face interviews, and focus groups with users of the services of small watersports operators. The data collection stage is expected to commence later …

Ministry of Tourism: Airport Not Closed

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The Ministry of Tourism and International Transport has reassured the public that the Grantley Adams International Airport remains operational. In a statement issued in response to social media posts, the Ministry explained that at approximately 6:00 a.m. today, Thursday, July 6, a backup battery connected to the communications array in the Radar Section of the Air Traffic Services facility malfunctioned. …

Tourism Town Hall Meeting Next Week

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The Ministry of Tourism will hold a town hall meeting to discuss the National Tourism Programme and two initial projects: The Visitor Center and the Tourist Urban Route. The meeting will take place on Thursday, June 15, in the Hugh Springer Auditorium of the Barbados Workers’ Union, Solidarity House, Harmony Hall, St. Michael, at 7:00 p.m. During the town hall …

New Cashier Hours For Int’l Transport

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The public is advised that the cashier hours for the Division of International Transport in the Ministry of Tourism, Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, are Mondays to Fridays, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. However, persons may still conduct other business at the Ministry up until 4:30 p.m. Persons are asked to schedule their business accordingly. See also: READ MORE …

Accounts & Shipping Closed On Friday

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The Accounts and Shipping Sections of the International Transport Division, located on the 8th Floor, Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, will be closed on Friday, February 17, to facilitate a staff function. Persons are therefore asked to arrange their business accordingly. The Ministry of Tourism and International Transport apologises for any inconvenience which may be caused. See also: READ MORE …

Maritime Workshop Next Week

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Senior Maritime Administrators (SMA) from across the region will be provided with an update on the work of the International Maritime Organization next week. From Tuesday, February 7, to Wednesday, February 8, the Ministry of Tourism and International Transport will host the Regional SMA Workshop at the Hilton Barbados Resort, Needham’s Point, St. Michael. The workshop, which is held biennially, …

Temporary Closure Of Tourism Ministry

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The Ministry of Tourism and International Transport, located in the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC) will be closed this week from today, Tuesday, January 3, until Friday, January 6. The closure is to facilitate the temporary relocation of staff. Normal business will resume on Monday, January 9, with the Ministry operating from the Ground Floor, East Wing, of the LESC until further notice. The Ministry …

Tourism Staff Spread Cheer To Children

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Staff at the Ministry of Tourism and International Transport came together recently, in an effort to spread cheer to children who have lost a loved one to HIV/AIDS. They collected a number of gifts for the young ones, which were presented on Thursday to the President of the Family Care Support Group, Kedelyn Morgan, by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry …