Guyana’s Travel and Tourism Industry is guided by well-informed policies that ensure that guidelines are adhered to and communicate the need for sustained operational quality and emphasis on the need to achieve desired outcomes.
- GTA Act 2002
- GTA Marketing Policies
- Tourism-related Investment Opportunities and Concessions
- Vehicle Duty Exemption
- GRA Tax Exemption Guide for The Tourism Sector
Tourism Guidelines & Standards
Standards are voluntary guidelines which provides tourism businesses with requisite criteria to allow for the standardization of services offered to the public. To have a better understanding of industry standards adopted by the Authority, please review these below:
Guyana National Bureau of Standards: Tourism-related standards such as the Bed and Breakfast Standard are available for a fee. Kindly reference their catalogue for additional information.
Tourism Strategic Action Plan
The Department of Tourism and Guyana Tourism Authority have developed a living Guyana Tourism Strategic Action Plan: 2018-2025. The plan is informed by the Green State Development Strategy and input from governmental departments, the tourism private sector, civil society and community leaders. The plan is designed to be dynamic and is continuously evolving based on changing circumstances and priorities, lessons learned, resource availability, and stakeholder input. It provides an overview of the strategic goals, objectives, and activities, and key performance indicators to guide the sustainable development of tourism through 2025.