Business View Caribbean | Volume 8, Issue 12

15 BUSINESS VIEW CARIBBEAN VOLUME 8, ISSUE 12 T he Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has reached agreement with the Canada- based e-learning courseware development company, Velsoft, to further advance the regional tourism development agency’s virtual training and development programme. As part of the agreement, Velsoft will host the Caribbean Tourism Institute , the CTO’s online campus developed by the Canadian firm. The new portal is an open online educational, CTO LAUNCHES ONLINE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT LEARNING CENTRE training and development learning centre designed to provide affordable access to training opportunities for everyone who works, or aspires to work, in the Caribbean tourism and hospitality sector. “Velsoft has been working closely with us to help us realise one of our key human resources development objectives of increasing the access of Caribbean nationals to high quality training and educational opportunities,” said Neil Walters, the CTO’s acting secretary general. OPENING L INES