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About The Tourism Authority

SVGTA_logoThe St. Vincent and The Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA) is the national agency entrusted with the responsibility of promoting the country as a tourist destination, developing standards and regulating the quality of the local tourism service providers. It is also required by law to assist in the development of the varied tourism products on offer.  The SVGTA commenced operations in 2009 and is located in the NIS Building, Kingstown.

 

 

 

MISSION STATEMENT

To develop, coordinate and implement strategic and innovative marketing ventures driven by progressive market research, aimed at fostering a profitable and sustainable tourism industry, while seeking to provide rich visitor experiences far exceeding the internationally recognized minimum standards.


FUNCTIONS

Under the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority ACT NO 39 OF 2007, the functions of the Authority are:

  • to promote, assist and facilitate the efficient development of tourism;
  • to design and implement suitable marketing strategies for the effective promotion of the tourism industry;
  • to facilitate adequate and suitable air and sea passenger transport services to, from and within Saint Vincent and the Grenadines;
  • to encourage the establishment of amenities and facilities necessary for the proper enjoyment of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines as a tourist destination;
  • to carry out  market intelligence in order to inform the needs of the tourism industry;
  • to classify, rate and register tourism services and tourism establishments; and
  • to do any other things that in accordance with the Act, would facilitate the proper discharge of its functions.

 

Contact Information for the SVGTA Head Office 

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority
P.O. Box 834
2nd Floor, NIS Building
Upper Bay Street, Kingstown
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Telephone:       784-456-6222
Fax:                 784-485-6020
Email:              This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Website:          www.DiscoverSVG.com

Opening hours for the office of the St. Vincent & the Grenadines Tourism Authority is Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m. Atlantic Standard Time.

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