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Cultural official underscores link between culture and sustainable tourism

Initiatives of the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis and heritage institutions such as the St. Christopher National Trust, Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society, and the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society to preserve and promote the national, cultural and historical treasures are well known and have been met with success in local and international circles.

Marlene Phillips, St. Kitts lead on Intangible Cultural Heritage activities within the Department of Culture, spoke about some of the linkages between a country’s culture and sustainable tourism, tourism being the dominant industry in the Federation. “We know that without culture there really isn’t any tourism because what are the people going to see.
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