The Tourism Development Corporation of The Bahamas

Bill tabled to codify TDC, establish tourism development fund

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments and Aviation Chester Cooper yesterday tabled the Tourism Development Corporation of The Bahamas Bill, 2023 which among other things, seeks to establish a tourism development fund.

The bill codifies the Tourism Development Corporation to be the primary entity concerned with resilient and sustainable tourism development in The Bahamas. Its board would control the fund.

Source: Nassau Guardian

Tourism Today Statistics

The Ministry of Tourism’s Research and Statistics Department collects and processes data from proprietary surveys conducted at various ports of entry (i.e. airports, cruise ship ports, marinas) in addition to gathering secondary statistics from tourism partners. These figures are placed into databases and are used to provide relevant information to internal and external clients.

The Research and Statistics Department also carries out ad hoc surveys which assist the Ministry of Tourism and industry partners to evaluate performance, and provide answers that help plan tactics and/or strategies.

 

Source: Tourism Today