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Overview

Tourism and travel contributed GYD44.1bn to the economy of Guyana in 2011. The sector provided 25,500 jobs, representing 8.1% of total employment in the country (World Travel and Tourism Council WTCC 2011). The nation placed 86th in the world (out of 181 countries) with respect to the tourism sector’s relative contribution to the economy, with a 9.2% share of GDP, compared to the world average of 14% (WTTC 2011). There were 150,000 tourist arrivals in 2010, which included tourists, same-day visitors, cruise passengers and crew members, with a large proportion from North America. Visitor exports generated GYD13.9bn in 2011, constituting 4.9% of total exports. The Guyana Tourism Authority promotes Guyana internationally as a tourist destination, whilst the Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce is responsible for overseeing the industry. The Tourism & Hospitality Association of Guyana is the umbrella body for tourist related industries aiming to promote the interests of those in the sector. It also promotes tourism in Guyana through its Explore Guyana website.

Tourism and Travel organisations in Guyana
Edwards & Company
Evergreen Adventures Inc.
Guyana Tourism Authority