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Guyana’s Community-based tourism impresses Barbados team

Guyana’s Community-based tourism impresses Barbados team

Guyana’s Tourism was once again showcased as a team of Barbadian Tourism experts conducted a five-day “Fam: trip” (Familiarisation Tour) organised by the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA).

The Barbados team being treated to a cultural presentation

In 2015, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the GTA and the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., on areas of cooperation; concentrating on two main areas – multi-destination packaging and the sharing of information to assist each other in the tourism sector. This ‘fam trip’ is a direct result of the MOU.

Barbados is commonly known for its ‘Sun, Sand and Sea.’ However, members of the Barbadian team noted that the country does not have adventure packages. They were impressed with the concept of Community-based Tourism (CBT).  Continue reading

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