Tourism and Industrial Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (TIDCO), in collaboration with BWIA West Indies Airways Limited, recently hosted an Educational Breakfast Seminar with Costa Rican travel agents and members of the Costa Rican media at The Cascadia Hotel and Conference Centre in St. Anns.
According to Brian Charles, Vice President of Marketing, TIDCO the seminar hoped to not only welcome the Costa Rican contingent but also facilitate an exchange of knowledge and ideas so that they could promote Trinidad and Tobago in Costa Rica.
As part of promoting destination T&T to the visiting group, Charles added that during their stay here, they would encounter the cultural diversity and dynamic combination of a vibrant, cosmopolitan nation (Trinidad) and an idyllic, tranquil paradise (Tobago).
Allison Hackett, Manager, Bwee Travel Solutions spoke about Bwee`s role as a catalyst for greater synergestic and cohesive links with our partners in the tourism sector and stressed the way in which Bwee strives to make this new route to Costa Rica “viable, profitable and enduring”. She viewed the seminar as a doorway leading to an experience that would better equip our Costa Rican visitors to pursue vital and essential trade relationships between the two countries.
Bernadette Nathaniel, President, Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants and Tourism Association (THRTA) and Lorraine Pouchet, Marketing Manger, Trinidad and Tobago Incoming Tour Operators introduced the contingent to the various stakeholders who were present.
Participants included representatives from The Chancellor Hotel, Alicia`s Guesthouse, Bel Air Hotel, Banwarri Tours, Hotel Normandie, Cara Suites Hotel and Conference Centre, Trinidad and Tobago Sightseeing Tours, Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre, Coblentz Inn, The Travel Centre and Cascadia Hotel and Conference Centre, Nanan Tours and Classic Tours.
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