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Discover Dominica Authority launches Sa Ka Fete Campaign

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The Discover Dominica Authority (DDA) on Thursday launched its latest concept, the Sa Ka Fete Campaign.

The campaign aims to encourage visitors within the CARICOM travel bubble and other low-risk countries to travel to Dominica.

This follows the DDA’s launch of the Safe in Nature Brand Concept that offers individuals from high-risk countries a managed yet fun experience in Dominica.

At a press conference this morning, CEO of the DDA Colin Piper revealed that two airlines had partnered under the Sa Ka Fete initiative to increase travel to Dominica with weekly flights.

Piper said while Barbados is the target market for the campaign, other low- risk countries can take advantage of this new initiative.

Meantime, newly appointed Destination Marketing Manager at the DDA Malinda Hassel says the campaign is valid until the end of February.

It will include not only travel fees, but accommodation, and tours.

12 COVID-certified properties here will participate in the campaign.

Hassel highlighted attractions visitors can enjoy while in Dominica.

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(NYCD) Will hold an Inauguration Ceremony this coming Saturday

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The National Youth Council of Dominica (NYCD) will hold an inauguration ceremony this coming Saturday, to officially adopt a new executive in 2021.

President-elect of the NYCD Ashma McDougall says the Council will hold its inauguration at the Windsor Park Stadium.

This year, the Council will welcome two student representatives from the Dominica State College, a representative for the Kalinago People as well as a representative of Dominica’s disabled community.

McDougall says at the ceremony, the NYCD will also table a bill to allow for a Diaspora Youth Representative.

Ashma McDougall, President- Elect of the National Youth Council of Dominica

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An agreement to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment ahead of construction of the International Airport.

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Government has reached an agreement to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment ahead of construction of the International Airport.

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit spoke to the media on Monday during a site visit to Joe Burton where construction has begun on 37 homes for relocation of displaced Wesley residents.

Mr. Skerrit said Government is seeking to use the services of local experts.

Meantime Prime Minister Skerrit said an agreement could be finalized soon for the construction of the international airport.

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit.

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