Hailey Mahy Is New Junior Tourism Minister

Hailey Mahy Is New Junior Tourism Minister

Hailey Mahy of the Ursuline Convent is Barbados’ new Junior Minister of Tourism. The 14-year-old won the prestigious title when she competed against students from six other secondary schools in the 2019 Tourism Youth Congress, which took place at Sandals Royal...
Effective Regulations Vital For Investment

Effective Regulations Vital For Investment

Governments must establish and facilitate effective regulations and mechanisms to encourage private sector-led investment and the adaptation of technological and innovative solutions in the tourism sector. According to Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, this would assist...
Region To See Record Numbers For 2016

Region To See Record Numbers For 2016

The Caribbean is poised to receive a record 30 million visitors for 2016. Barbados’ Tourism Minister and Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Richard Sealy, made this disclosure on Wednesday evening during the opening ceremony of the CTO’s State of...
SOTIC Conference Coming Next Month

SOTIC Conference Coming Next Month

Several prominent tourism officials from across the region will gather in Barbados next month to attend the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Business Meetings and State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC). The event, which will be held under the theme: Honouring...
Increase Recorded In Visitor Expenditure

Increase Recorded In Visitor Expenditure

(Stock Photo) Barbados’ tourism sector earned an estimated US $336,757,000 during the first quarter of 2016 based on a visitor exit survey conducted by the Caribbean Tourism Organization. Sharing statistics on the sector, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Barbados...

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