For some time, we have been literally begging the governmental authorities in St Vincent and the Grenadines to give due consideration to sport tourism as a viable economic option that can bring immeasurable benefits to the country over time.
We have just had another Easter weekend with thousands of people moving across the Caribbean. There is little doubt that the Easter weekend is the period that witnesses the largest movement of Caribbean peoples between our beautiful islands yet there is no concerted effort made to bring some sense of systematisation to this reality.
St Vincent and the Grenadines joined the rest of the Caribbean in agreeing the hosting of the International Cricket Council’s Cricket World Cup in 2007 (CWC2007).
This is not the first time that this Column seeks to address the matter of the vast potential that this country has in respect of the sports tourism nor will it be the last. There has been much talk in this country about a shift in focus from what has been the norm for many […]