DDA’s news update for the week ending Friday August 12th 2011

first_img Share 102 Views   one comment Discover Dominica Authority collababorated with Diasporas in CanadaThe Discover Dominica Authority has collaborated with the Diaspora in the Canadian market in representing Dominica at the Caribbean Tourism Organization Caribbean Food and Travel Fair in Toronto.  The show displayed the colors, culture and exquisite cuisine of Dominica. Dominicans adorned the national wear and served creole cuisine to visitors to the event. Reports reaching the DDA indicated that the event was a success and visitors to the Dominica booth were exceedingly impressed by the Dominican delegation and presentation.Discover Dominica Authority presented Customer Serrvice homestay program for the Waitikubuli National Trail.The Discover Dominica Authority presented sessions on Customer Service and guidelines for the homestay programme for the Waitikubuli National Trail.  These sessions form part of the collaboration between the Waitikubuli National Trail and the DDA.  The sessions were conducted in Marigot as part of an Agro-Tourism training programme targeting farmers, landowners and other persons and interest groups along and within the vicinity of segment seven of the Waitikubuli National Trail.  Other presentations included agro-tourism opportunities, public relations and communication, practical sessions on bird watching, visits to farms, product development, marketing and trail heritage education.Nature Island Literary FestivalThe Nature Island Literary Festival and Book Fair 2011 was held over the weekend at the UWI Open Campus.  The festival which is on its 4th year displayed the works of local and regional authors.  Workshops on travel writing and play writing were held, along with poetry sessions.  The Discover Dominica Authority continued to assist in the marketing and promotion of the literary festival as it has from inception, and from all accounts the event was successful, with large numbers of persons participating in the workshops and the book fair.Press ReleaseDiscover Dominica Authority Sharing is caring! LocalNews DDA’s news update for the week ending Friday August 12th 2011 by: – August 12, 2011center_img Share Tweet Sharelast_img read more