Month of November Observed as Caribbean Tourism Month
This year the month will be commemorated under the theme “One Sea, One Voice, One Caribbean”.
The main objectives of Caribbean Tourism Month includes, raising awareness among Caribbean people on the importance of tourism in the Caribbean.
It focuses on enhancing the profile of the Caribbean tourism sector in the marketplace, reflecting on the invaluable impact of tourism on the economic, social and cultural wellbeing in the Caribbean.
In addition it aims to attract positive media coverage for and of the Caribbean and the local tourism product and; to celebrate the diversity of what the Caribbean offers.
Honourable Ian Douglas, Minister for Tourism delivered an address to the nation to honour the start of the month.
Other activities for the month will include discussions on the ‘Talking Tourism’ radio programme and presentations on tourism are expected to be made at pre-schools.
The Discover Dominica Authority strongly believes it is important to learn and understand the positive impacts of tourism in Dominica at an early age.
In addition, the DDA encourages tourism service providers to offer locals and visitors the opportunity to experience their services at special rates during the months’ observance.