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Policy Formulation and Technical Coordination

The division provides high-level strategic advice on matters pertaining to the tourism portfolio to the Minister of Tourism, through the Permanent Secretary. The division also:

·         provides guidance and advice to other government entities through the review of various technical documents, plans and submissions;

·         leads the development, monitoring, and evaluation of strategic tourism policy to optimize the impact and outcome of these policy initiatives within the Ministry of Tourism and its public bodies;

·         directs the technical coordination of Tourism Trade and International Relations; and

·         develops, implements, maintains and interprets Tourism Incentives and support protocols, guidelines and procedural requirements, including motor vehicle concessions for tourism stakeholders, travel agent operations and work permit processing for the tourism sector.

The division consists of three branches:

  • Tourism Policy and Monitoring
  • Tourism Economics and Facilitation
  • Tourism Trade and International Relations