The Unit is tasked with:

  • Assisting in Community Development through collaboration with Community Tourism Associations.
  • Collaborating with public/private sector organisations in tourism development and management.
  • Facilitating the granting of concessions under the Hotels Aid Act (1988), Hotel Construction Approval Orders, Hotel Expansion Orders and Hotel Improvement Orders.
  • Conducting site visits in collaboration with the Customs and Excise Department to accommodation establishments that benefit from Duty Free Concessions as provided by the Hotels Aid Act (1988).
  • Facilitate improvement in the marine and land transportation sector.
  • Facilitate the development of sites and attractions.
  • The formulation and execution of strategic policies and plans aimed at the sustainable development of tourism products and services for the tourism industry.

The Ministry of Tourism is located on the 2nd Floor, NIS Building, Upper Bay Street, Kingstown, St. Vincent & The Grenadines.

Telephone No: (784) 457-1502

Fax No: (784) 451-2425


Office Hours

Mon- Fri
8:00 am - 4:15pm