Government & IDB Sign Tourism Industry Loan

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Government has signed a US$20 million loan with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for a National Tourism Program, which is expected to give Barbados’ tourism industry a necessary fillip. Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, and Chief of Operations at the IDB, Francisco Javier Urra, signed the document last Friday, at Government Headquarters. The Program, which will be implemented over a …

Tourism Town Hall Meeting Next Week

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

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 …