Patrice Simon appointed AHTA Executive Director

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The Antigua and Barbuda Hotels and Tourist Association (AHTA) today announced the appointment of Patrice Simon as Executive Director.

Simon will lead the AHTA team focusing on the core organizational goal of ensuring co-operation between its membership hotels, guest houses, and other related businesses with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda and international stakeholders.

“We are pleased to welcome Mrs. Simon to the Association. She brings her broad knowledge and expertise to the continued advancement and mutual co-operation of the sector where it is essential that the AHTA works closely with the Government and Government-sponsored bodies on matters affecting the Tourist Industry,” remarked Alex deBrito, Chairman of Board of the AHTA.

Simon brings more than 15 years of knowledge and marketing experience to her role as Executive Director, having worked previously as a Marketing Manager in the hospitality industry and more recently as a Regional Marketing Manager in the telecoms sector.

“I look forward to working closely with all members of the AHTA and with the Government ensuring the continued growth, development and innovation of Antigua and Barbuda’s Tourism sector,” Simon said.