St. Vincent and the Grenadines will host a
two-day meeting Nov. 28 and 29 in Kingstown, St. Vincent, to offer
public and private sector tourism partners in the southern and
eastern Caribbean an opportunity to comment on the final draft of a
sustainable tourism policy for the Caribbean region.
A similar event
will be held in early 2008 for CTO member countries in the northern
and western Caribbean.
framework, which was released by the Caribbean Tourism Organization
in July, is being developed by the European Union-financed
Caribbean Regional Sustainable Tourism Development Program
During the meeting
in Kingstown, working groups will focus on issues such as tourism
and transportation, tourism linkages and tourism and the
network and share knowledge on regional, national and international
policy developments," said Ian Salter, CRSTDP
Mareba Scott, CTO's
sustainable tourism project specialist, said that sustainable
tourism development is "essential to the region's future economic
including registration details, send an e-mail to Ian Salter at [email protected] or Tara Hunte at [email protected].
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