BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -Millennium strategies for marketing Caribbean
tourism is the theme of the Caribbean Tourism Organization's 23rd
annual Caribbean Tourism Conference, set for Sept. 23 to 25 at the
Renaissance Jaragua Hotel & Casino, Santo Domingo, Dominican
Chris Mottershead, managing director of Airtours Holidays in
Great Britain, will be the keynote speaker. Leonel Fernandez Reyna,
president of the Dominican Republic, will address the delegates at
the opening session.
Workshop topics include:Tourism marketing in the new millennium.Cruising into the 21st century: Trends, forecasts and
implications for Caribbean destinations.Developments in the Caribbean time-share industry.E-commerce: How to buy and sell on the information
highway.Health, safety and security expectations of the visitor: Is the
Caribbean ready?Charting a new course for tourism education and training.
Motivational how-to sales seminars for agents will feature
strategies for successful Caribbean sales, led by speakers Don
McCarthy of the Barbados Tourism Authority in Los Angeles; Kenneth
Talbert, chief executive officer of Travel Navigators in Plano,
Texas, and Carol Larocca, president of Amity Travel Service in
Caribbean Tourism Organization
Phone: (246) 427-5242
The Caribbean Hotel Association will host its Small Hotels
Retreat, Oct. 6 to 10, at Half Moon Golf, Tennis and Beach Club in
Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Caribbean Hotel Association
Phone: (787) 725-9139