The Hotel and Tourism Association has re-elected Kim Halbich as its President. Ms. Halbich of the Paradise Beach Hotel was re-elected unopposed at the Association’s 2020 Biennial General Meeting on November24th. The new Board also comprises: Vice President – Keisha Browne, Mariners Hotel (Re-elected unopposed) Representative for Hotels – Sandra King, Sunset Shores Hotel Representative… Continue Reading →
A number of activities are continuing locally to commemorate Tourism Awareness Week. One such event was a virtual tourism discussion which featured Former Minister of Culture Renee Baptiste and Former Director of Tourism and Culture Vera-Ann Brereton. Rawdica Stephen tells us more in today’s special report.
Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has applauded the efforts of Police Officers to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Providing an update on the vaccination exercise on NBC Radio on Wednesday, the Prime Minister said that over ninety percent of Police Officers have been inoculated. Dr. Gonsalves said while he is pleased with the increased rate, he… Continue Reading →
Some 96-thousand EC dollars in COVID relief Grants were distributed to twelve businesses owned by women across St. Vincent and the Grenadines yesterday. The grants were awarded to the entrepreneurs who participated in the Women’s Empowerment Project funded by Republic of China Taiwan through the Centre for Enterprise Development Inc (CED). The project, which catered… Continue Reading →
Thailand Women beat Bangladesh Women by 16 runs under the Duckworth Lewis Method in the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifying Tournament in Zimbabwe yesterday. The scores: Bangladesh Women 176-8 off 50 overs, Thailand Women, set a revised target of 117 runs off 39.2 overs after rain interrupted the match, 132-2 off 39.2 overs.