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Quotable Caribbean – March 16, 2015

Minister Obie Wilchcombe Photo: Bahamas Information Services Department
Minister Obie Wilchcombe
Photo: Bahamas Information Services Department

“Something spectacular was developed by Butch Stewart of Sandals and John Issa of Super Clubs Breezes from Jamaica. These two men represent what we can do in the Caribbean with partnerships.” – Obie Wilchcombe, Minister of Tourism, The Bahamas (The Freeport News)


“It is with great honor that I accept this role of promoting responsible environmental and social management within the region’s hotel and tourism sector.” – Karolin Troubetzkoy, newly appointed Chairman, Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST)

“We could not be more pleased and proud of the results we’re seeing from the cruise sector. Without a doubt, the cruise sector is blossoming here in The Isle of Flowers, and with all the room we still have to grow and improve our tourism product, the best is yet to come.” – Karine Roy-Camille, Commissioner, Martinique Tourism Authority

“Dori (Maynard) fought to ensure that the journalists and newsroom managers responsible for coverage looked like the communities they are responsible for covering. Dori (President, The Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education) knew that if newsrooms represented the society then journalists would tell stories which are truthful, authentic, and compassionate.” – Bob Butler, President, National Association of Black Journalists

“In this business, you can never wash the dinner dishes and say they are done. You have to keep doing them constantly.” – Mary Wells Lawrence, Retired Advertising Executive


“Acceptance means: For now, this is what this situation, this moment, requires me to do, and so I do it willingly.” – Eckhart Tolle, Author

“Late in the midnight hour, God’s gonna turn it around. It’s gonna work in your favor!” – Fred Hammond, Gospel Musician

Fred Hammond - We're Blessed
Fred Hammond – We’re Blessed

“Quotable Caribbean” is compiled by Marketplace Excellence Corporation, a full-service, integrated marketing agency committed to excellence in the fields of public relations, marketing and media coaching.


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