PRIME Minister Allen Chastanet is in Barbados attending one of the region’s most important tourism gatherings, the State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC).
The Caribbean Tourism Organization, (CTO) is the main organizer of the September 14 -16 event.
Prime Minister Chastanet is attended the Caucus of Ministers and Commissioners of Tourism last evening where he put forward some ideas previously expressed by Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie at the CARICOM level.
Prime Minister Chastanet will take part in discussions on the state of tourism and working on providing material for CARICOM stemming from the decision to make tourism an agenda item.
The CTO State of the Industry Conference brings together tourism decision-makers, including ministers, commissioners and directors of tourism, hotel and airline executives, travel agents, students, the media and persons directly and indirectly involved in tourism.