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Seminar on Air Travel in the Caribbean: Challenges and Opportunities

The University of the West Indies, Mona through the Centre for Tourism and Policy Research will host a seminar entitled, “Air Travel in the Caribbean: Challenges and Opportunities. “ Honourable Mike Henry, Ministry of Transport and Work will share at the seminar. Also speaking on this occasion are: Professor Gordon Shirley, Principal, UWI, Mona, Noel Lynch, Former Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Barbados, Lt. Colonel Oscar Darby, Director general, Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority and Ian Burns, CEO, Red Jet Airlines.  The event takes place on Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 6 pm at the Executive Room, Faculty of Law Building, UWI, Mona.
The publication, “Caribbean Tourism: Perceptions, Economic Development and Air Travel” will be launched at the Seminar. It is the first issue in the series of Caribbean Tourism Policy Monographs, working policy papers on issues related to tourism and development in the Caribbean. Emphasis in this publication is placed on the economic aspects of tourism, air travel, and public perceptions associated with the industry. It is edited by Professor Ian Boxill, Director of the Centre for Tourism and Policy Research at UWI, Mona.
The seminar is designed to examine the challenges of air travel within the Caribbean and the ways to overcome these problems. It is timely in light of the debates about the future of air transportation in CARICOM, following the entry of Red Jet into the market and the merger of Sir Jamaica and Caribbean Airlines.
The university community and persons in the transportation and hospitality and tourism industries are especially invited. The public is also welcome to attend. For more information interested persons may telephone 970-1467.

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