This will be held under the banner Tourism is everybody’s business, let’s play our part. The ultimate objective of the month long celebration is to increase public awareness of the tourism and hospitality industry’s economic, cultural, and social contributions to our Nature Isle, Dominica.
The month of activities is expected to kick off with the Media Launch and Awards ceremony on Friday, April 30, 2010 at 10:00 am at the Fort Young Hotel. The ceremony will launch the month’s calendar of events and will recognize individuals and organizations who have made a valiant contribution towards tourism development in Dominica. Awards will be presented in following categories:
Tour guide of the Year
Tourism Vendor of the Year
Industry Employee of the Year
Community Tourism Development
Accommodation of the Year ; and
The major activities of the month will include Creole and All That Jazz, Health and Wellness Symposium, Hike Fest, Culture Spectacular and Clean Up and Quiet Down Campaign.
Tourism Awareness Month is an annual event which has been celebrated in May for the past three (3) years by the Discover Dominica Authority.
– Discover Dominica Authority