Vincentians encouraged To Take Advantage Of Opportunities In The Tourism Sector

Vincentians are being encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities available within the tourism sector, with the proper utilization of wetland ecosystems across the country.

The advice came from Superintendent of Marine and Terrestrial Parks at the National Parks, Rivers and Beaches Authority, Andrew Lockhart, during NBC’s Face to Face programme this week.


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Wetlands, which include swamps and marshes, play a major role in preserving the natural environment and holds significant benefits for people and for biodiversity.

However, Mr. Lockhart said these valuable ecosystems also holds tremendous potential for the tourism sector as is being explored on the islands of Mustique and Union Island.

Superintendent of Marine and Terrestrial Parks at the National Parks, Rivers and Beaches Authority, Andrew Lockhart.

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