The Ministry of Tourism, Sports and Culture is pleased to congratulate Ms. Kenisha Castello, student of the St. Joseph Convent Marriaqua, who has emerged as Laron Jones worthy successor for the title of Junior Minister of Tourism in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

As Junior Minister of Tourism, Ms. Castello will act in this capacity for one (1) year. Apart from, representing the destination at different tourism functions, Ms. Castello will lead on developing and creating tourism initiatives at her school and community.

On October 4th 2019, Ms. Castello accompanied by Mrs. Dorette Mayers Teacher of the St. Joseph Convent Marriaqua and Mrs. Jewelene Charles-Scott Communication Manager of the Ministry of Tourism, Sports and Culture, represented Saint Vincent and the Grenadines at the annual Caribbean Tourism Youth Congress, held at Parliament House in Antigua and Barbuda.

She was one of the thirteen (13) brilliant and exceptional young Junior Ministers who shared on one of three selected issues affecting tourism in the region.  Ms. Castello topic focused on developing three (3) strategies to improve ‘Service Excellence’. A three-pronged program was proposed by the Junior Minister of Tourism to achieve and maintain service excellence in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, specifically through Legislation, Education and Technology, dubbed THE SVG LET PROGRAM.

The ministry continues to provide opportunities to young people throughout Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in an effort to empower, enlighten and excite the future generation on  matters related to tourism and hospitality.


SOURCE: Ministry of Tourism, Sports and Culture

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