Tourism is the main industry in the Barbados economy contributing 50% of the foreign exchange earnings and contributing up to 70% of GDP when all tourism-related economic activity is taken into account. Employing over 73,000 persons directly and indirectly and therefore supporting additional thousands of persons while facilitating the exchange of history and experiences with over 1.1 million visitors, tourism is the industry that brings society and economy together.
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TOOLS & USEFUL TOURISM INFORMATION
The Barbados Tourism and Information Awareness Tool
- This Tool explains the Barbados tourism vision, the functions and roles of the industry and its overall importance to Barbados. It aslo seeks to add to the credo “tourism is everybody’s business” by taking the concept of hosting people on the island home to every Barbadian, making it clear that all are involved.
- This tool can be purchased from the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Secretariat.
- Find out the latest stayover and cruise arrivals here.
- Keep up to date with the happenings of the local tourism industry here.