Tobago Appoints New Director of Tourism
Scarborough, Tobago – Warren Solomon has been appointed to the position of director of tourism for The Tobago House of Assembly’s (THA) Division of Tourism and Transportation. Solomon will oversee all the THA’s tourism product development initiatives as well as niche development and marketing in North America, United Kingdom, Germany, Scandinavia and the Caribbean.
“I’m looking forward to getting our unique Caribbean island of Tobago and all her charms back in the consumer’s top places to go list,” said Solomon. “Our team of trained tourism specialists is dedicated to ensuring that our guests have a quality experience when they visit the destination. The future will certainly see us strengthening our relationship with our industry partners in an effort to achieve our principal objective of developing new business to Tobago and also converting what has been a seasonal airlift program to one which makes the island accessible to and from North America on a year-round basis.”
Veteran tourism professional Warren Solomon to head island’s Division of Tourism
Warren is a career tourism professional having developed his skills in destination marketing and product development, as well as media management. Solomon spent over 10 years in the airline industry and has over 10 years experience working with tourism offices including the former Tourism and Industrial Development Company of Trinidad & Tobago (TIDCO) as vice president of tourism, the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism as marketing manager and most recently he served as director of travel marketing at Dive Training Magazine.
Solomon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Development Studies and Spanish from St Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Warren also holds a series of marketing, management and tourism certificates from The George Washington University in Washington, DC. He also received a Certificate in Tourism Planning & Development at the University of Surrey in the UK. He’s an avid diver and is always on the lookout for that next “sighting” underwater.