We promote tourism that leads to job training and employment opportunities for underserved sectors of the population such as women and ethnic minorities.
Our tourism projects help to improve infrastructure such as roads, ports and airports that increase the flow of both people and goods.
We promote the use of information technology for tourism related research, product development, marketing, and job training.
Tourism can have a positive impact on the environment when it seeks increase ecological awareness and earmarks funds for environmental protection and restoration projects.
Tourism increases opportunities for integrating the public and private sectors on everything from infrastructure to energy efficiency.
We seek to promote tourism that creates opportunities for economic growth in diverse areas such as fishing and agriculture, hospitality and cultural affairs while empowering underserved populations such as women and minorities, protecting the environment and promoting the region’s rich biodiversity and cultural heritage.
CURRENT FOCUS AREAS
We are working to improve public-private sector partnerships that lead to increased job opportunities for low-income and vulnerable populations, bring infrastructure and businesses up to modern environmental standards, and enhance supply chain management that harnesses natural resources in a sustainable way.
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