GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Government of Guyana is pushing community-based tourism. According to the Guyana Information Agency (GINA), Moraikobai, the only indigenous community in Guyana’s “Region Five” is being promoted by Sydney Allicock, the Guyanese Minister of Indigenous Peoples Affairs.
With a population of 1200, Moraikobai is located on the Mahaicony River and is four hours away from Georgetown by boat. Minister Allicock noted that the community is “strategically placed for community based tourism and is the perfect getaway for persons who want a weekend of relaxation.”
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Source: Guyana Information Agency (GINA)