Recognising that tourists always comment about the warmth and friendliness of Barbadians when they visit our shores, Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Freundel Stuart says that for such a crucial pillar to remain present within our tourism product, Barbadians must be comfortable.
Therefore, he told a set of repeat visitors to Barbados:
"In ensuring that we create the kind of environment that induces you to continue to visit Barbados, we take the position that we have to make Barbados a congenial and comfortable place for the people that live here first.
"And we have to do that because if you come to this country and our citizens are unhappy people, then the warmth and the hospitality which you would expect to have extended to you would not be extended, because warmth and hospitality cannot easily be extended by people who are unhappy with their environment or with what is happening in it. So we try to make Barbados a comfortable place, a congenial place for our people."
Addressing the gathering including loyal visitors at his Ilaro Court residence this week, he assured that against this backdrop, his administration continues to make investments to develop our people.
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