Sandals Montego Bay showcases Eco-Village to Tourism Action Club students

Source: Jamaica Observer

ON Thursday, September 27, Jamaica joined the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and all its global partners as they observed World Tourism Day under the theme: ‘Tourism and Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development’.

Minister of Tourism and Entertainment Wykeham McNeil, Junior Minister of Tourism and entertainment Damion Crawford, tourism partners and other ministry and government officials toured the Eco-Village at Sandals Montego Bay to view the alternative energy facilities there.

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Tourism Action Club students from Cornwall College and Herbert Morrison share lens with tourism officials after touring the Eco Village. From left: Club advisor and teacher at Herbert Morrison — Oshane Harriott; Director General of Tourism Carole Guntley; Taubia Watson; Minister of Tourism Dr Wykeham McNeil; Deborah Bowen; Sivaneo Gayle; deputy director of the Jamaica Tourist Board Sandra Scott; Michail McIntosh, and Cornwall College club advisor and teacher Zanbrea Banton.

Students from Cornwall College and Herbert Morrison’s Tourism Action Club were also among the 40 specially invited guests, who had the opportunity to tour the Eco-Village and were engaged in a commemorative luncheon which was organised by the ministry.