St Joseph  Convent  Marriaqua  student named Junior Minister  of Tourism
FROM LEFT: Jewelene Charles-Scott, Kinisha Castello, and Dorette Mayers.
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October 15, 2019
St Joseph Convent Marriaqua student named Junior Minister of Tourism

Kenisha Castello, a student of the St. Joseph Convent Marriaqua, has been named Junior Minister of Tourism in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, according to a October 7 press release from the Ministry of Tourism, Sports and Culture.

As Junior Minister of Tourism, Castello will act in this capacity for one year. Apart from representing the destination at different tourism functions, the Junior Minister will lead on developing and creating tourism initiatives at her school and community.

On October 4, 2019, Castello, represented St. Vincent and the Grenadines at the annual Caribbean Tourism Youth Congress, held at Parliament House in Antigua and Barbuda. She was accompanied by Dorette Mayers, teacher at the St. Joseph’s Convent, Marriaqua and Jewelene Charles-Scott, communication manager at the Ministry of Tourism, Sports and Culture.

Castello was one of the 13 brilliant and exceptional young Junior Ministers who deliberated on one of three selected issues affecting tourism in the region. Her topic focused on developing three strategies to improve ‘Service Excellence’. A three-pronged program was proposed by the Junior Minister of Tourism to achieve and maintain service excellence in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, specifically through Legislation, Education and Technology, dubbed THE SVhas been providing opportunities to young people throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines in an effort to empower, enlighten and excite the future generation on matters relating to tourism and hospitality.

Castello has succeded Laron Jones.