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From left: Senator Irene Sandiford-Garner, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism and International Transport, sits with OAS Representative in Barbados, Ambassador Francis McBarnette, and Tourism Development Officer, Madge Dalrymple, during the closing ceremony of the tour guide ‘Train-the Trainer’ Workshop, held at the Island Inn Hotel yesterday.
 
 
   
Focus on cultural heritage tourism
Barbados has purposely sought to develop the cultural heritage tourism niche market as a means of diversifying its tourism product, enhancing the visitor experience and increasing visitor receipts, amongst other things.

This is according to Senator Irene Sandiford-Garner, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism and International Transport, as she addressed the closing ceremony of the tour guide “Train-the Trainer” Workshop, held at the Island Inn Hotel yesterday.

Noting that cultural heritage tourism is one of the fastest growing segments of the tourism sector, Senator Sandiford-Garner pointed out that one of the most tangible vehicles through which this strategy can be implemented for Barbados is via our very own UNESCO World Heritage Site of Historic Bridgetown and Its Garrison, for which there is a Tourism Action Plan.

“As a member of the Barbados World Heritage Co...

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