30 May 2020
National Television Network Continues Panels on the Road to Recovery
The National Television Network continues to keep the public informed on national issues and provide the opportunity for engagement with key government officials and partners.
The NTN series COVID-19- The Road to Recovery continues this Sunday May 31st 2020 at 7PM, with a focus on Travel & Tourism and the reopening of the sector.
Principal Information Officer Davina Lee explained that the NTN series has already touched on a variety of areas of concern to the public.
“Our panels seek to be informative and provide fact based assessments and solutions to the various challenges confronting our nation at this time,” Ms Lee noted. “In previous panels we touched on the Digital Economy, Economic Recovery efforts, Health and the Government’s overall response to COVID-19. In upcoming panels, we will discuss the Agricultural as well as the Manufacturing sectors, as we recognize the need for continuous broad-based discussions on the way forward for our country.”
According to Lee, Sunday’s panel will be the first of two Tourism and Hospitality based programs, where key persons in that industry discuss the decision to reopen the country to travel and tourism.
The discussion will be moderated by GIS News Director Lissa Joseph and the panellists are Permanent Secretary in Department of Tourism Donalyn Vittet, Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA) Air Traffic Manager Amy Charles and Chief Environmental Health Officer Parker Ragnanan.
The panel will speak to Reopening Timelines & Protocols, Responsible Tourism Management, Adaption at our Ports of Entry, Protecting Tourism Related Jobs, among other topics.
Viewers are invited to tune in to the discussion live on NTN Channel 122 or watch via Facebook and Youtube on the Government of Saint Lucia Official pages, Sunday 31 May at 7-9PM.