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Half of travel agencies to collapse in 3 years

Faisal Memon, CEO of Dubai-based travel technology company Illusions Online Half of all travel agencies in the Gulf region face going bust in the next three years, if they fail to invest in new online technologies, according to a travel technology expert.

“I would say 50% of the companies here will be wiped out,” said Memon.

“We have seen it happen time and time again. We have seen it happen in America, in Europe, the the UK, Asia and Australia. And in this part of the world it’s just a question of time.”

Police patrols and Coast Guard presence to increase in Southern Grenadines

Minister of Tourism and Industry Hon Soboto Caesar insists that “We will not allow criminals to place any foothold on St. Vincent and the Grenadines that will damage the reputation of our country”.