Not a word
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has been rapped for failing to respond to a Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) request for an urgent meeting to discuss the plight of the island’s vital tourism industry.
And the Prime Minister’s priorities were yesterday called into question by the outgoing president of the BHTA, Colin Jordan, who pointed to Stuart’s promptness in meeting with Cuban ex-convict Raul Garcia at Dodds Prison recently, while a letter requesting the meeting more than two months ago had not been acknowledged to date.
A clearly frustrated Jordan spoke about the situation at the BHTA’s?annual general meeting at the LLoyd Erskine Sandiford Centre.
Jordan said that presidents and past presidents of the association had come together and written to the Prime Minister requesting an urgent meeting to discuss the plight of the hotel sector and tourism in general.
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