That’s the view of Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister for Tourism, Stephen Cadiz.
Speaking to the 14th Sustainable Tourism Conference, Mr. Cadiz said that it was in everyone’s interest to take care of the Caribbean, which represented one of the world’s oldest tourism industries.
Profitability was the keyword of the industry, he noted, while warning that it was a fragile one and had ripple effects on other industries. As well as that, there was intense competition and service challenges.
However, there were also great opportunities and the conference was about trying to identify joint solutions. The Caribbean’s first priority must be to secure its status as the premier worldwide warm-weather destination, but internal competition was secondary to getting people to the region in the first place. Sigue leyendo