President Ali declares open Essequibo Expo

Some of the products on display at the Essequibo Expo 2023 (Photo: Guyana Tourism Authority/ October 27, 2023)

The Essequibo Coast and the Lower Essequibo are seeing the development of new tourism products and the expansion and improvement of existing ones.

A notable project being conducted is the ‘The Discover Essequibo Circuit Development Project’ that aims to promote the Essequibo Coast and Bartica as tourist destinations in Guyana.

Additionally, new hotels and tourist attractions have made the region a destination for all visiting the country. Recently a motorcross park was opened at Mainstay on the Essequibo Coast and it was already utilised for motor racing, kickstarting the plans to decentralize the sport from one base.

Attendees of Essequibo Expo 2023 admiring the products on display (Photo: Guyana Tourism Authority/ October 27, 2023)

Soon a new stadium will be constructed at Anna Regina and President Ali said these are all investments to ensure that the Essequibo Coast is a major tourism hub.

“Now that we are going to have this stadium in Essequibo, I am in final discussions and negotiations with the West Indies Cricket Board for Guyana to host the Super 50 one day tournament here in Guyana next year and we want at least 40 per cent of those matches played in Essequibo,” the President said.