The Caribbean Tourism Development Company (CTDC) has announced the first Annual Caribbean Tourism Summit (ACTS) that will bring together leaders from the political, tourism and investment communities and the Diaspora.
A Caribbean Hotel Association (CHA) release says ACTS will take place at the International Trade Center at the Ronald Reagan Building in downtown Washington, DC from June 21-25, 2008
ACTS has been created by leaders of Caribbean governments and the Caribbean hotel and tourism industry and will consist of several functions, including a groundbreaking high level conference focusing on investment and marketing, an awards gala dinner and ball and an exhibition.The event is scheduled to coincide with Caribbean American Heritage Month and will include events for the Caribbean Diaspora.
Caribbean tourism industry leaders will be moving their activities to Washington DC with the objective of transforming them into a program that is larger and more meaningful to the entire Caribbean. All events will create tremendous promotional opportunities for companies currently investing in the Caribbean as well as those organizations interested in marketing their services in the Caribbean and helping to promote the Caribbean to the U.S. market.
Over 1,000 leaders from more than 32 Caribbean countries as well as U.S. Government officials and the tourism and investment communities are expected.
The Caribbean Tourism Development Company, formed by the Caribbean Tourism Organization and the Caribbean Hotel Association, has created several organizing committees to collaborate on this special event.