Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis: Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris met with the new CEO of the St Kitts Tourism Authority, Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, on Thursday, March 3, 2022. The meeting was based upon the discussion of the advancement of the tourism sector of the Federation.
During the brief meeting, CEO Thompson shared his plans and vision to advance the Federation’s tourism sector with the prime minister.
Further, the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Andrew Skerritt and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the St Kitts Authority of Toursim, Nick Menon, have also accompanied the PM Harris, CEO Thompson, in the morning’s meeting.
PM of St Kitts and Nevis Dr Timothy Harris has worked for the recovery of the economy impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the tourism sector of the Federatiobn has reopened, hundreds have received employment, as this quarter, the industry performed exceptionally well in numbers.
Various festivals such as Carnival and St Kitts’s festival will be there fetch the attention of Tourist.
The island’s tourism sector has become one of the sectors that have been worst affected due to the global emergence of the novel coroanvirus pandemic, affecting the economy, livelihoods, public services, and opportunities.
The efforts of Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris to boost the tourism sector as Citizens and residents of the Federation are voicing their satisfaction with the response to a COVID-19 pandemic as St Kitts, and Nevis is not only paving the path for tourism, but it is also making efforts to strengthen the health sector. The country is giving comprehensive training to all hospitality workers and medical staff to secure maximum safety of the people and economy.
Earlier, Prime Minister Timothy Harris joined the thirty-third inter-sessional conference hosted by the CARICOM in Belize, in which they also discussed the recovery of the economy after the COVID-19 pandemic. The discussion was also based on the upliftment of the tourism sector of the Caribbean nations.