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Hotels and guest houses in Port of Spain all booked up for the upcoming Carnival season

Hotels and guest houses in Port of Spain all booked up for the upcoming Carnival season

carltonThis is the affirmation given by the President of the Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants & Tourism Association – Hassel Thom.

Speaking with News Power Now this morning, Mr. Thom said the demand is high and despite increased costs locally, bookings have not suffered.

hotelThom, however, said he is hopeful that issues surrounding Pantrinbago and by extension, Panorama are quickly ironed out, noting that many visitors often travel to this country’s carnival, excited for that aspect of the overall experience.

hyatt-regency-trinidad_4fa2d75a31bcf_800He suggested that emphasis be placed on marketing San Fernando as the suggested second Carnival city.

Image result for Maracas Bay constructionMeanwhile, the Hotel and Restaurants Association President further made mention of the present situation at Maracas Bay where for months, the upgrade project has been at a standstill.

He said he is hopeful that stakeholders will be happy when all is said and done.

Recently tenders for the waste water treatment construction at Maracas Bay were placed in the daily gazette by the Ministry of Tourism.

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