The Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) and the non-governmental organisation, Visit Rupununi, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding agreeing to strengthen linkages between Region Nine (Upper Essequibo/Upper Takutu) and the national and international communities to market the Rupununi’s tourism products.
“For though Visit Rupununi may be best placed to represent regional tourism issues at the local level, priorities at the national level are best addressed through collaboration with our national actors like the Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) and the Guyana Tourism Authority,” said Visit Rupununi’s President Melanie McTurk.
McTurk signed the MoU on behalf of Visit Rupununi while Brian Mullis signed for the GTA. The signing took place yesterday at the GTA’s head office at the Sophia Exhibition Site, Georgetown, at the end of a three-week training programme for five facilitators in the tourism sector. Both activities marked the end of Tourism Awareness Month, which was observed in November…..