Research & Planning

The Research and Planning Unit executes several functions in the Ministry of Tourism and  International Transport.  It undertakes areas of research which will lead to informed decision making that will create an environment for the development of a robust tourism industry. The Unit also provides fiscal incentives to all segments of the tourism industry on an even basis through the Tourism Development Act, to ensure continued provision of high quality products and services by the destination.  In terms of international transportation, the Research and Planning Unit is responsible for the negotiation of air services agreements and other air services arrangements and provides advice on the interpretation and implementation of the provisions of these arrangements where necessary.