Karen Bevans, the Director of Tourism was elected as Vice Chairman for the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, CTO. According to a release from the Belize Tourism Board, Bevans was elected as Vice Chairman during events at the State of Tourism Industry Conference which is ongoing in Barbados. The Chair of the Organization is Obie Wlchombe, the Minister of Tourism for the Bahamas. The Caribbean Tourism Organization, is the region’s tourism development agency, with 28 Dutch, English, French and Spanish country members and a myriad of private sector allied members. The CTO’s vision is to position the Caribbean as the most desirable, year round, warm weather destination. Its purpose is Leading Sustainable Tourism – One Sea, One Voice, One Caribbean.