The Caribbean Tourism
Organisation (CTO), has named George Washington University (GW) in
Washington D.C., U.S.A., as the official education partner for the
28th Annual Caribbean Tourism Conference (CTC-28), the first time the
regional tourism body has entered into such an arrangement with any
As a result of this partnership, delegates completing any of the MasterClasses at
the conference will earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs), which can be used
towards any of George Washington University’s Event and Tourism Certificate
Programmes, which are offered online or in the classroom.
“This partnership with George Washington University is a very important
arrangement which enables delegates to CTC to not only enhance their knowledge and
skills at the conference but also to have a jump start to their future
professional development if and when they desire,” said Vincent
Vanderpool-Wallace, secretary general of CTO.
“We are delighted that GW has agreed to partner with us in this regard and we are
looking forward to building on this partnership in order to expand educational
opportunities for Caribbean tourism practitioners into the future,” he added.