GMRSC aiding in promotion of domestic tourism – Minister Gaskin

Minister of Business with responsibility for Tourism, Dominic Gaskin this morning officially started the Final Leg of the Guyana Motor Racing Sports Club Championship (GMRSC) at the South Dakota Circuit, Timerhi. In an invited comment Minister Gaskin noted that the races which have grown larger with each passing year are …

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GTA greets visitors with snacks, tokens as part of Tourism Month

Incoming passengers at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) were pleasantly surprised this morning, as they were greeted with local snacks and tokens. Passengers being greeted by staff of GTA and receiving their Guyanese tokens. Representatives of the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) distributed the delicacies and mementos to the delighted …

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Tourism Awareness Month launched – to focus on importance, benefits of the sector

Under the theme Sustainable “Tourism – A tool for development” the Guyana Tourism Authority officially launched Tourism Awareness Month, today. This year’s focus will highlight the importance and benefits of the sector locally.In her remarks (ag) Guyana Tourism Authority Director Carla James-Chandra noted that as one of the world’s largest …

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Region 10 to embrace Sustainable Tourism

(GINA release) The Government of Guyana is committed to prioritising the development of Guyana’s tourism sector. Minister of Business with the responsibility of Tourism, Dominic Gaskin said that the tourism sector of the country has the potential to make a major contribution to the “Good Life” which the government has promised …

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2017: International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

Nearly 600 participants attended yesterday the Official Launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017. The event took place in the International Tourism Fair of Spain, FITUR, and will be followed by 12 months of global actions aimed at advancing sustainable tourism contribution to the 2030 Agenda …

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CTO Declares 2017 “Year of Adventure” in the Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (Jan. 10, 2017) – On the heels of last year’s successful Year of Romance, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has declared 2017 the Year of Adventure in the Caribbean. This year the region will celebrate everything from adrenaline-pumping active pursuits to local culture and casually sampling experiences unique …

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New tourism initiatives in 2017

Guyana will host the prestigious 24th Inter-American Congress of Ministers and High Level Authorities of Tourism in 2017. This forum serves as a platform for the promotion of sustainable development of tourism through the sharing of experiences, technical cooperation, and bilateral engagement. This was disclosed by Minister of Finance, Winston …

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