GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The St. Maarten Tourist Bureau (STB) is currently preparing for its first Junior Minister of Tourism Inter-Scholastic Panel Discussion.
The winner of the panel discussion will represent Sint Maarten at the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Youth Tourism Congress in Grenada in October.
The Junior Minister of Tourism will represent the country at local and regional functions together with the Tourist Bureau.
In Grenada, the winner will compete against eight to 10 other countries/islands for the regional title of Junior Minister of Tourism.
The panel discussion will take place on Friday, May 19 at the Sonesta Great Bay Beach Hotel from 9.00am to 12.00pm.
The participating schools are: Milton Peters College four sections (MPC), Sundial School, Methodist Agogic Centre, St. Dominic High School, St. Maarten Academy and Charlotte Brookson Academy.
Students must be prepared to share their knowledge and views on tourism issues. They will be asked to choose one of three tourism-related topics to research and present their findings to a panel of judges and an audience of fellow students, teachers and parents.