“This award (Blue Flag certification of Trinidad’s Las Cuevas Beach) reaffirms TDC’s commitment to capitalizing on the value that sustainable growth and development brings to our destination.” – Keith Chin, Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Development Company (TDC) of Trinidad and Tobago (Travel Pulse)
“Investment opportunities are staring us in the face (in Montego Bay). Let us take for instance the present condition of what was once a vibrant area of commerce, the Hip Strip; it is disheartening and disappointing to see the closed shutters on hotels and other tourism-related businesses on the Hip Strip. There is no excuse and we should not wait for foreign investors to come in and then complain about their presence, which is what we tend to do.” – Dennis Morrison, Chairman, Jamaica Tourist Board (Jamaica Observer)
“We are encouraged to embark on a partnership that positions Health City Cayman Islands as a leading tertiary care hospital in the Caribbean.” – Shomari Scott, Marketing Director, Health City Cayman Islands
“The U.S. market offers significant potential for Barbados so the focus will be on looking at where the opportunities are and putting plans in place to realize those opportunities. It will be a steep learning curve getting to know the intricacies of our partners’ businesses and understanding the makeup of the distribution network here in the U.S., but I am so excited at the task ahead.” – Petra Roach, Director – United States, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (Travel Agent)
“It was a phenomenal innings (Chris Gayle’s Cricket World Cup double century). It’s the stuff champions are made of. Their response and the talent in the team, it’s potent. But what the fans demand is to see this on a more consistent basis. You need that leadership where the batsmen are concerned.” – Sir Vivian Richards, West Indies Cricket Legend (Caribbean Media Corporation)
“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” – The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Civil Rights Leader
“Controlling your emotions can save your life.” – A.R. Bernard Sr., Senior Pastor, Christian Cultural Center, Brooklyn, New York
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