Marketplace Excellence Corp

January 12, 2012

Tracey Warner-Arnold, Saint Lucia’s new Deputy Director of Tourism
“We are more than delighted to welcome into our ranks an experienced, tried and tested professional like (Tracey) Warner-Arnold (as deputy director of tourism). Her in-depth knowledge of tourism, marketing and special events will assist in positioning the Saint Lucia Tourist Board to keep pace with future developments and growth trends within the tourism industry.” – Louis Lewis, Director of Tourism, Saint Lucia
“The story of Haitian independence is one of courage and resilience. The victory by L’Ouverture and others was an achievement by all Haitians, and it became a source of inspiration and pride in the Americas and around the world. Today, as you continue to rebuild from the earthquake of January 12, 2010 and give more Haitians the opportunity to realize their potential, we are reminded of this proud history of strength and unity. Time and again the people of Haiti have stood up against difficult odds to build a better future.” – Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State, United States of America
“Mr. (Afzal) Khan’s death has robbed the media community and indeed the entire society, of an experienced, skilled and most knowledgeable practitioner, one who steadfastly served the industry for about three and a half decades.” – Hon. Dr. Roodal Moonilal, Acting Minister of Communications and Foreign Affairs, Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad Express)
“Alan (Leibman) has a great deal of passion and commitment to both our employees and our guests. As chief executive, Alan will lead the executive management team and will be actively engaged in all aspects of the business. I firmly believe this new organisational structure and focus will best ensure the future success and growth of Kerzner International.” – Sir Sol Kerzner, Chairman, Kerzner International (The Tribune)
“I did make it absolutely clear to the Foreign Minister (of Taiwan) that the St. Lucia Labour Party did not object to the assistance that was provided to St. Lucia. We welcome that assistance, but there are some very serious concerns about the manner in which the funds were handled.” – Hon. Dr. Kenny Anthony, Prime Minister, Saint Lucia (CMC)
“The JHTA (Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association) has always enjoyed an excellent relationship with all ministers of tourism. We are very confident that with the appointment of Dr. Wykeham McNeil as minister of tourism and entertainment, this important tradition will continue as we confront the challenges that face us in our quest to create a more enabling environment for the betterment of our industry and above all, our country.” – Evelyn Smith, President, Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (Jamaica Observer)
“I know and believe that better days lie ahead. I know that with God’s help and the combined effort of all men and women of good will, we will build the better tomorrow together we all wish for and pray for.” – Hon. John P. de Jongh, Jr., Governor, United States Virgin Islands