Saturday 23 March, 2019

PM meets with Sunwing execs

Photo courtesy the Office of the Prime Minister.

Photo courtesy the Office of the Prime Minister.

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has met with a high-level executive team from the Canadian-based Sunwing Travel Group.

The meeting, which took place at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s on Wednesday focused on Sunwing’s interest in an increased presence in Tobago including an interest in the operations of the State-owned Magdalena Grand Beach and Golf Resort.

Wednesday’s meeting follows Sunwing’s inaugural flight to Tobago last December.

Sunwing Travel Group, which is the largest integrated travel company in North America, recently acquired a chain of Rex Resorts’ Caribbean hotels and is now the owner of Turtle Beach Hotel in Tobago.

Chief Executive Officer Stephen Hunter, Vice President Daniel Diaz and Executive Vice President, Business Affairs Sabah Mirza represented Sunwing at the meeting.

Minister of National Security, Communications and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, Stuart Young, Minister of Tourism Randall Mitchell and Minister of Planning and Development Camille Robinson-Regis also attended the meeting.

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