Sustainable Destinations Alliance for the Americas

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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.

 

Partner Delegations

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

STATE DEPARTMENT

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.

 

 MEDIA CONTACTS

Monica de la Garza Organization of American States – mdelagarza@oas.org

Tavia Robb, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd – trobb@rccl.com

Jeremy Sampson, Sustainable Travel International – jeremys@sustainabletravel.org

Johnson Johnrose, Caribbean Tourism Organization – jjohnrose@caribtourism.com