Three East End ambassadors were recognised as part of Unesco’s World Tourism Day celebrations.
Kristin White, the owner of Long Story Short bookstore and a tour guide, Dennie O’Connor, the co-owner and operations director for Tobacco Bay and Clearwater Beach, and Alfred Konrad, the chef and co-owner for Wahoo’s Bistro and Patio, were honoured as ambassadors by the Corporation of St George.
The Bermuda Tourism Authority also donated a bench in memory of Phillip Anderson, a former councillor for the Town of St George, who died last year.
Ms White won the award in the cultural tourism category, Mr O’Connor in experience tourism and Mr Konrad in hospitality tourism.
All four were honoured at a presentation in St George’s last Friday, attended by George Dowling III, the Mayor of St George, town administrator Courtney Trott, Bermuda Tourism Authority chief operations officer Karla Lacey and area MP Renée Ming.
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Due to complications caused by the recent storms, World Tourism Day was moved from September 27 to Friday, October 4th.
This year the Town of St.George is joining countries all around the globe to celebrate World Tourism Day on September 27! This year's theme is "Tourism in Jobs - A Better Future for All". So what better way to celebrate than to honor those who have contributed to the improvement of tourism in our great Town!
Our very own, the late Councillor Phillip Anderson was one such figure. His unwavering dedication to the growth of tourism in the Town of St.George goes without saying. So on this day we will Celebrate World Tourism Day 2019 in his honor!
All are welcome to attend the Corporation of St. George general meeting on September 26th, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Town Hall.