Second Sports Tourism Workshop scheduled for 6th October

A second Sports Tourism Workshop will be held on October 6th from 09:00hrs at the new Guyana Olympic Association Headquarters in Liliendaal.

In a follow up to the first of its kind which was staged on April 29 under the theme “Improving Sports through Tourism; Growing Tourism through Sports’ the workshop next month will be themed ‘Improving Sports through Tourism; growing Tourism through Sports

The workshop, a collaborative effort of the Department of Tourism in the Ministry of Business and the National Sports Commission of the Department of Culture, Youth and Sport is aimed at the following outcomes:

Elaboration by Sports Associations of  Vision 2020; Calendar 2018

 

Convening of a Sports-Tourism Action Group (STAG) that will undertake the coordination needed to execute sports Tourism events

 

Adoption of the SOPs to guide the planning and execution of Sports Tourism events

 

The agenda for the event is as follows:

OPENING SESSION

Words of Welcome         – Mr. Christopher Jones, Director of Sports

Planning for Sports Tourism: the next steps – Mr. Donald Sinclair

Opening Remarks          – Minister responsible for Sports (to be confirmed)

SECOND SESSION

Developing Standard Operation Procedures

Group A     – Logistics and venues

Group B     –  Hospitality and tours

Group C     –  Marketing and promoting the sports event

Group D    –   Tournament arrangements

Group E    –   Sponsorships and Finance

THIRD SESSION – REPORTS FROM SPORTS ASSOCIATIONS

Calendar 2018; Vision 2020

FINAL SESSION

Establishing the Sports Tourism Action Group (STAG)

Concluding Remarks –  Donald Sinclair (Director General of Tourism)

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