Above: Haitian food being served at the conference (Photo: MT Haiti)
By the Caribbean Journal staff
Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin is in France this week to promote the country’s nascent tourism industry.
Villedrouin is being joined on the trip by a delegation from the Haitian tourism sector, including Pierre Chauvet, who is representing the Tourism Association of Haiti.
The group is presenting on travel to Haiti at the International French Travel Market at Paris’ Expo Porte de Versailles.
Villedrouin’s visit includes meetings with Sylvia Pinel, Junior Minister for Crafts, Trade and Tourism at the French Ministry of Productive Recovery and with the Chairman of the Guadeloupe Tourism Committee.
She will also hold talks with Zoran Jelkic, the Director General of Air France for the Caribbean, about the possibility of establishing a travel package from Paris to Port-au-Prince.
That would be another in a series of travel packages Haiti has worked to secure with international air carriers, most notably Canada’s Transat and