|Calvo, Tenorio, GHRA Talk Tourism
Press Update: January 26, 2011
(Adelup, Guam) Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association President Mary Torre and other GHRA board members paid Governor Eddie Baza Calvo and Lt. Governor Ray Tenorio a courtesy visit yesterday morning.
Governor Eddie Baza Calvo said, “The military buildup will jumpstart our economy, but I look at it as an opportunity to improve our number one industry, tourism. We have to improve our island and market what we have to offer our tourists.”
The discussions also included the proposed visa waiver programs with China, Russia, and the Philippines. “We need to diversify our tourist base.” Governor Calvo said, “Expanding our markets to China, Russia, and the Philippines will mean more jobs for our people and a higher standard of living for Guamanian families.”
|Governor Eddie Baza Calvo, Lt. Governor Ray Tenorio, and Chief of Staff Franklin Arriola met with leaders from the Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association. Pictured from the left are: Mary Torre, President of GHRA; Governor Calvo; Charlene Goo, Vice President — Operations of Outrigger Guam Resort; Bartley Jackson, General Manager of Pacific Islands Club; Lt. Governor Tenorio.|