Founding Partner Marc Weller took the virtual stage on September 27 as one of the esteemed panelists at TCL Group’s World Tourism Day 2023 webinar. The webinar, centered around the theme of “Investing in People, Planet, and Prosperity,” brought together luminaries from the world of tourism and sustainable development to discuss critical issues and exciting initiatives.
Marc Weller spoke about remarkable Six Senses project in Grand Bahama, a venture that not only promises luxurious experiences but also embodies a commitment to community engagement and environmental sustainability. He emphasized the pivotal role that local Bahamians play in shaping the project’s success, highlighting the spirit of collaboration and empowerment.
One of the key takeaways from Marc’s presentation was the profound impact of increased tourism to be brought about by the Six Senses project. It’s not just about creating a world-class destination; it’s about fostering economic growth and opportunity on the island. The project is poised to generate hundreds of jobs and stimulate significant economic activity, breathing new life into Grand Bahama’s economy.
Marc Weller’s insights resonated powerfully with the webinar’s overarching theme of investing in people, planet, and prosperity. This visionary approach to sustainable development aligns perfectly with the global call for responsible and impactful tourism practices.
Joining Marc on the panel were fellow luminaries: Ian Ross Ferguson, Executive Director and CEO of the Tourism Development Corporation and the Hotel Corporation of The Bahamas, and Carlos Palacious, Managing Principal of Biron LTD. These thought leaders shared their perspectives on sustainable tourism, underscoring the importance of collaborative efforts in driving positive change.
Moderated by K. Karlos Mackey, Principal of Prime Financing and Consulting, this webinar marked a significant milestone in the ongoing dialogue about responsible tourism and its potential to uplift communities, preserve the environment, and drive economic growth. Marc Weller’s participation reinforced Weller Development’s commitment to creating exceptional spaces that thrive economically, socially, and environmentally, and left an indelible mark on the conversation.
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