Launched March 27, 2014
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) in collaboration with the Organization of American States (OAS), Sustainable Travel International, Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited, and the US Permanent Mission to the Organization of American States is proud to announce the launch of the Sustainable Destinations Alliance for the Americas (SDAA).
The SDAA is embarking on an initiative which is aimed at ensuring that tourism within the Caribbean and Central America regions continues to prosper and achieves the quality necessary to compete effectively with other international destinations by promoting sustainable destination management.
Main contacts: Gail Henry, CTO: (246) 427-5242 – office; Seleni Matus, STI: (571) 201 7197 – mobile
ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES
Sherry Tross: Executive Secretary for Integral Development
Maryse Robert: Director of the Department of Economic and Social Development
Richard Campbell: Chief, Culture and Tourism Section, Department of Economic and Social Development
Francis McBarnette: OAS Representative – Barbados
H.E. Larry Palmer: U.S. Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean
Carla Menendez McManus: Alternate Representative, U.S. Permanent Mission to the OAS
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD.
Rich Pruitt: VP Safety and Environmental Stewardship
CARIBBEAN TOURISM ORGANIZATION
Hugh Riley: Secretary General
Gail Henry: Sustainable Tourism Product Specialist
Johnson JohnRose: Communications Specialist
SECRETARIAT FOR CENTRAL AMERICA TOURISM INTEGRATION
Anasha Campbell: Secretary
SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL INTERNATIONAL
Jamie Sweeting: Chairman
Seleni Matus: VP Latin America and Caribbean
Gail Henry, Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Sustainable Tourism Product Specialist, visits with TravelMole Publisher about this new regional sustainable destination management initiative, addressing the challenges Caribbean countries encounter towards their path for developing sustainable tourism.
- Download Media Briefing & Talking Points
- Download Media Release.
- Download remarks by Sherry Tross, Executive Secretary for Integral Development, OAS.
- Download remarks by Senator Irene Sandiford-Garner, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism and International Transport, Barbados
- Download remarks by Anasha Campbell, Secretary of the Central American Integration Secretariat (SITCA)
- Download remarks by Hugh Riley, Secretary General, CTO
- Download remarks by Jamie Sweeting, Chariman, STI
- Download remarks by Seleni Matus,VP Latin America and Caribbean, STI
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