Hugh Riley Retires As CTO Secretary General After Ten Years At The Helm
The region's top tourism official has proceeded on pre-retirement leave until his departure in June
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - The region's tourism development agency is to begin the search for a new secretary general to replace the departing Hugh Riley (pictured below).
The secretary general is the public face and chief spokesperson of the CTO, and provides the organisation with visionary leadership, strong direction and clarity to its policy development. The holder of the post is responsible for implementing the vision of the organisation based on the strategic direction set by the council of ministers and commissioners of tourism and the CTO board of directors.
Theresa M. Oakes
Phone: +1 516 594 4100
About The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), with headquarters in Barbados, offices in New York and London and representation in Canada, is the Caribbean's tourism development agency comprising membership of the region's finest countries and territories including Dutch, English, French and Spanish-speaking, as well as a myriad of private sector allied members. The CTO's vision is to position the Caribbean as the most desirable, year-round, warm weather destination, and its purpose is Leading Sustainable Tourism - One Sea, One Voice, One Caribbean.Among the benefits to its members the organization provides specialized support and technical assistance in sustainable tourism development, marketing, communications, advocacy, human resource development, event planning & execution and research & information technology.