Over 20 Awarded at Tourism Awareness Awards 2019

Minister for Tourism and Urban Renewal, Robert Tonge, is adamant that “Tourism plays an essential role in economic development through the provision of employment, generation of tax revenues and foreign exchange and it is critical that we all understand the role that we each play in developing and supporting Tourism in Dominica.”He said that during the 2019 Tourism Awareness Month, the focus was on public education at various schools.

This year the award categories included School Beautification Competitions with the Morning Star PreSchool claiming first place; Community Tourism Enhancement Competitions won by Zone B which comprised of Marigot and Woodfordhill and Musicians Awards presented to Ophelia Marie, Chubby and the Midnight Groovers, Gordon Henderson & Exile One, and the Swinging Stars Band.

Social Media Awards were presented to Dorival James of Shyguys Dominica Tours, Shepherd Fregiste of Sheppee Fun Tours, Lennox Cadette of Shawaly Tours and Andrew O’brian of Cobra Tours.

Broadcast media awards were also presented to DBS Radio, Q95Fm, Kairi Fm and Vibes Radio and the Tourism Service Providers Awards were presented to The Tamarind Tree Hotel, Maureen Horrick and the Fort Young Hotel.

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