Business Professional Latia Duncombe Appointed New Tourism Deputy Director General


From: Bahamas Information Services

The Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation today announced the appointment of business professional Ms. Latia Duncombe to the post of Deputy Director General of Tourism. Ms. Duncombe fills the senior post that was left vacant following the recent retirement of tourism veteran Mr. Ellison “Tommy Thompson.

Welcoming the new Deputy Director General to the Ministry, Tourism Director General Joy Jibrilu stated, “The appointment of Ms. Duncombe as Deputy Director General of Tourism is a great asset to the Ministry’s senior executive team. Ms. Duncombe comes to us from the corporate sector. She has had a diverse, impactful career in corporate business leadership. Her expertise in sales, marketing, branding and public relations, in particular, will be of great benefit to the tourism leadership team as we forge ahead with the task of tourism recovery.”

Ms. Latia Duncombe is a business professional who has leveraged over twenty-five (25) years of crossindustry experience to promote personal and organizational success. Coming from humble beginnings on the island of Abaco, Ms. Duncombe firmly believes that one’s start-point does not define one’s identity or pre-determine one’s path in life. This ideology has undergirded Ms. Duncombe’s career path which has taken her to positions of responsibility locally and internationally: in The Bahamas, Cayman Islands, and Turks & Caicos Islands.

Ms. Duncombe has a strong background in sales, marketing, public relations, branding, finance, business analysis, and reporting.