The 5th Annual Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development held in St. Kitts and Nevis has been hailed as a success.
“In my thirty years in the business, I have attended many conferences and few can stand up to the fine standard you set in St. Kitts. I was proud to have been a part of such a professional production,” said conference delegate Candice Adams Kimmel, President Adams Unlimited Public Relations & Marketing in New York
“The conference was a new awakening. If everybody returns to their various countries and apply some of the knowledge gained from the conference, within the region, we will have a sustainable product for years to come,” added Thecla Fitz, a St. Lucian student at the University of Leicester, in the United Kingdom.
She said she was also impressed with the manner in which some of the heritage sites on St. Kitts, including Brimstone Hill were maintained and preserved and with the decision by the St. Kitts ministry of tourism to invite college students to the conference.
“The conference was quite high in substance (and the new format covered the theme well,” concluded Dino R. Daal, product development & cruise tourism manager at the Curacao Tourist Board.
The St. Kitts/Nevis/Anguilla National Bank was one of the major conference sponsors.
Shauna Williams, a representative of the bank attended the conference. She said it was “a resounding success” and that there were lessons for the private sector about the benefits of sustainable tourism.
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