– Stakeholders’ feedback being incorporatedFollowing a number of public consultations on the National Tourism Policy (NTP), some of the suggestions from stakeholders are being incorporated into the plan that will soon be presented to Cabinet.Minister of Telecommunication with responsibility for tourism, Catherine Hughes, explained, “We have been incorporating some of the suggestions that we have received from stakeholders.”Minister Hughes said that by the end of next week, the completed policy will be submitted to Cabinet for approval,Cheap NFL Jerseys China
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, and best practices and more.The NTP will guide the tourism sector, with emphasis being placed on eco-tourism as part of selling Guyana more effectively on the international market.The eco-tourism industry is growing locally,Wholesale NFL Jerseys
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