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Venezuela and Barbados sign agreement on tourism

The agreement will allow strengthening the growth of the sector in both countries, through joint promotion work

Venezuela and Barbados signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Wednesday, in order to expand joint promotion work in both countries.

According to information from the Foreign Ministry, the agreement was signed between Venezolana de Turismo (Venetur) and the Barbados Tourism Marketing Office.

The signing took place in the spaces of the Casa Amarilla “Antonio José de Sucre”, in Caracas, between the vice minister for International Tourism and president of Venetur, Leticia Gómez, and the director for Latin America of the Tourism Marketing Office of Barbados (BTMI), Corey Garrett.

Gómez stated that the instrument covers extensive joint promotion tasks, such as mutual familiarization visits (famtrips), B2B workshops and destination marketing events aimed at travel agencies and tourism media.

For his part, Garrett commented that the influence of the aviation sector on tourism will also be explored, in order to promote a broad model of tourism strength and the increase in travelers.

The ceremony was attended by the Barbadian ambassador accredited to Venezuela, Aquinas Clarke, and authorities from the aforementioned ministry and the Office of the Vice Minister for the Caribbean of the Ministry of Popular Power for Foreign Affairs.

The signing of this instrument is part of the process of deepening cooperation and bilateral relations between Venezuela and Barbados, based on the Joint Declaration signed by the Prime Minister Mia Mottley, and the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, in July 2023.

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