St. Kitts Tourism Authority Appoints New Manager Of US Operations

Former Secretary of Culture Selected to Manage US Operations from the St. Kitts Tourism Authority’s NY Office

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The St. Kitts Tourism Authority has appointed Ms. Jacinth Henry-Martin to serve as Manager of U.S. Operations, working out of the Authority’s New York office. She will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day functions of the organization’s offices in New York and Washington, DC.

Prior to assuming this position, Ms. Henry-Martin has worked in a variety of high profile positions in government as well as the private sector. Most recently, she served as Deputy High Commissioner for the St. Kitts & Nevis High Commission in the UK.

She has also held the position of Elected Parliamentarian and Federal Minister of Government with responsibility for Information, Culture, Youth & Sports and has worked in the Ministry of Tourism, Culture & the Environment, first holding the title of Director of Culture and subsequently of Parliamentary Secretary for Culture.

Beginning in 1979, Ms. Henry-Martin held a variety of teaching, administrative, banking and secretarial positions, including Bilingual Secretary to the Ambassador of Venezuela in St. Kitts.

Holding a Master’s degree in Technical and Specialized translations as well as various certificates including Cultural Management and Translation, Ms. Henry-Martin is highly recognized for her work on behalf of cultural development in St. Kitts. She is a native Kittitian who speaks multiple languages and has authored an anthology of poems entitled, “Dancing in Bondage” that was published by Ian Randle Publishers (Jamaica). Ms. Henry-Martin is married and has three sons.

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