socanews.com  
 
 
   
 
 
 
home | articles | Tourism drive is on in the Nature Isle          [883 page views]
 
Tourism drive is on in the Nature Isle
Written by : Soca News
Location : Dominica
Posted : Sun 13 May 2012 : 9:00:00 AM

Dominica’s tourism bosses are on a mission this month to drum up interest in the island’s unique natural features. They have designated May as Tourism Awareness Month and organised a series of activities which showcase the ‘Emerald Isle’ as “a nature lover’s paradise”.

Highlights of the festival will include Hike Fest 2012, featuring the new Waitukubuli National Trail; a ‘paint-a–thon’ to brighten up the exteriors of older buildings with beautiful French architecture in Roseau, the island’s capital; and a beautification of the market stalls in the town of Wotten Waven.

Now in its fifth year, Tourism Awareness Month is organised by the Discover Dominica Authority in collaboration with the Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association. Its theme this year is ‘Tourism is Everybody’s Business, Let’s Play Our Part’. The organisers said: “Dominica may not be famous for its white sand beaches but with lush rainforests, steaming valleys and rich marine life it is a nature lover’s paradise.” They added that their aim was “to promote the island as an alternative Caribbean destination with a unique and distinctive tourism product.”

For more information and to download a schedule of events, visit www.dominica.dm/index.php/tourism-month

 
featured
London Calypso Tent gets ready for the Notting Hill carnival season
Preparations are underway once more for what has long been hailed as London’s ‘premier cultural...
advertisement
more news
A groovy night at the London Calypso Tent
Beware the Arctic blast at Carnival!
A groovy double first
London Calypso Tent Groovy Monarch results
Share Page
Follow Us
Follow socanews on Twitter
 
Follow socanews on Facebook
 
Connect with us at Linked In
 
RSS Feed

   
advertisement
SN E-Newsletter
 Subscribe to the Soca News e-newsletter!
Follow socanews on Twitter
 
Follow Soca News On Twitter
@socanews
Follow socanews on Facebook
 
Like Soca News on Facebook
Soca News
advertisement
 
Click to Buy Tickets

CLICK FOR MORE DETAILS
related news
Betancourt biography in prospect
Wed 13 Aug 2014
Live In London - Notting Hill Carnival 2014
Tue 12 Aug 2014
Notting Hill Carnival launched with humour and hospitality
Tue 12 Aug 2014