About THAG

The Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana, (THAG) is an umbrella body for associate, tourism and hospitality operations including – accommodation facilities – hotels and interior resorts, restaurants, tour operators, tour guides, domestic and international air carriers, bars, transportation providers, travel agencies, tourism consultants and gift and craft shops.

The organisation was established in January 6, 1992 by a group of committed individuals who were willing to pool their resources and skills to promote the development of a Tourism industry in Guyana. Today, the Association has a growing membership base spanning a range of tourism services across the country and continues to be the leading private sector tourism organisation in Guyana.

The Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana is a voluntary organisation managed by an Executive Council, elected annually by its Membership at the Annual General Meeting.

As a major stakeholder, THAG collaborates with the Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, the Guyana Tourism Authority among others in the promotion of Guyana as a destination, and encourage the delivery of quality service to all of our visitors.

THAG is an executive member of the Private Sector Commission of Guyana and regionally is a member of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.

The Objectives of THAG

Mission Statement

The Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana is a non-profit, private sector-led organisation dedicated to lobbying, marketing and advocating for sustainable tourism development by fostering professionalism and quality service, providing benefits to members, representing member interest and collaborating with Government and influencing its tourism policies.

Primary objectives:
  • Promotion of Membership Support Services
  • Destination Marketing
  • Human Resource Development
  • Tourism Advancement and Protection
  • Regulations and Standards
  • Advocacy
  • Membership Recruitment

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