Leading experts and stakeholders

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Renowned Experts

Speakers of international and regional acclaim will provide best case practices and winning strategies on a wide range of topics critical to the growth of Caribbean tourism, all with a view toward the development of a sustainable tourism industry. The best and brightest from the tourism industry and other sectors, will present their ideas and opinions at SOTIC 2018.


Hon. Dionisio James D’Aguilar

Minister, Tourism and Aviation, Commonwealth of The Bahamas / Chairman CTO

Beverly Maloney-Fischback

CEO and Founder of Organic Spa Media, LTD

Tricia Greenaway

Vice President, Caribbean Spa & Wellness Association/President, Beauty, Spa & Wellness Association, Antigua

Senator The Honorable Jennifer Isaacs-Dotson

President, Caribbean Congress of Labour (CCL)

Dr. Marcia Burrowes

Lecturer, Cultural Studies, UWI, Barbados

Eric Carey

Executive Director, The Bahamas National Trust

Anna Bancroft

General Manager, Tru Bahamian Food Tours

Rowena Poitier-Sutherland

Director of Culture, Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture, The Bahamas

Jena Tesse Fox

Design Editor, Hotel Management Magazine

Santana Rodriguez

Conference Anchor

Tom Hook

Director, Planning & Landscape, North America, Principal, B+H Architects

Janet Silvera


Noreen Henry

CEO, WayBlazer

Dr. Deborah Hickling Gordon

Principal Consultant, Ink & Vision Ltd.

Zoila Ellis Browne

Technical Advisor, Garifuna Heritage Foundation, Inc.

Diane Warmsley

Genealogist, Roots Run Deep