The 2017 Junior Minister of Tourism Competition will be held on Wednesday July 12, 2017 at the Government Plaza Auditorium, Port of Spain.
This competition will take the form of a speech contest, where students will present their ideas on Caribbean tourism and by extension, strengthening of the tourism sector in Trinidad and Tobago.
The competition is targeted to youth between the ages of 14 and 17 years, who would like an opportunity to express their ideas about tourism development, and who are outgoing and have an interest in public speaking. Participants will be expected to research and present one (1) of three (3) topics which will be discussed at the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Youth Congress.
The winner of the Junior Minister of Tourism competition will earn the title of “Junior Minister of Tourism” for one year and will represent Trinidad and Tobago at the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Tourism Youth Congress, October 2017 in Grenada.
This year’s topics will address:
- 2017 - INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT – Tourism’s contribution to building a better world
- SIGNATURE TOURISM PRODUCTS – Strengthening the image of your destination
- ADVENTURE TOURISM – Cultural and natural discovery through physically active and exciting activities
Click here to download the Junior Minister of Tourism Parental Consent Form
Click here to download the Junior Minister of Tourism Registration Form
Contact 624-1403 ext 275/220 for further information.
Tobago Students- Please submit your applications to the Tobago House of Assembly, Division of Tourism, Culture and Transportation.
For further information call 639-2125 ext 2212, 2213 or 2214