Government has responded to the plight of tourism service providers, in the wake of COVID-19 by offering income assistance and funding through the AID Bank.
Acting Tourism Minister Chekira Lockhart-Hypolite says the UN Sustainable Goals of no poverty, gender equality, decent work and economic growth and reduced inequalities are being addressed in the island’s tourism industry.
Her declaration comes on the occasion of World Tourism Day, which was observed on Monday.
She says Sustainable Development Goal 8 which concerns decent work and economic growth are also being fulfilled with the Safe in Nature, Work in Nature and CBI Programme
Acting Tourism Minister Chekira Lockhart-Hypolite