GHTA Discussed Tourism Marketing Levy Proposed by Government in 2014 Budget
ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, Dec 16, 2013– The Grenada Hotel & Tourism Association met with the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance this afternoon to discuss its concerns over the Tourism Marketing Levy proposed by Government in the recent 2014 Budget Presentation.
Discussions went very well with both sides understanding each other’s position. The GHTA is mindful of the current fiscal situation and the need for Government to raise revenue. In this regard alternative means of revenue generation for marketing Grenada as a desired destination was put to Government and the GHTA was assured that serious consideration would be given to its suggestions.
Both parties are confident that a mutually beneficial resolution will soon be found.
About Grenada Hotel & Tourism Association
The Grenada Hotel and Tourism Association (GHTA) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization tasked with being the representative private sector voice of the island’s tourism sector. The Association is managed by a Board of Directors responsible for guiding the Association’s strategies and polices, while the secretariat is managed by an Executive Director responsible for the day to day duties of the Association. GHTA’s main purpose is to advocate and lobby on behalf of its members on matters affecting the tourism industry. In addition, the Association promotes educational opportunities for industry workers; assist in the development of cultural activities and aids in marketing the businesses of its members.