“Ivan Johnson” wing opened at Takutu hotel

first_imgA new wing, the” Ivan Johnson Snr floor”, was on Friday declared open at the Takatu Hotel in Lethem, Region Eight, in honour of the founder of the hotel, the late Ivan Johnson.Johnson and a partner started the business in the 1960s, in time to accommodateThe Takutu Hotel in Rupununi, Region Eightthe first Safari Expedition to the Rupununi through the cattle trail.Indigenous People’s Affairs Minister Sydney Allicock, who had the honour of being among the first to stay in the wing, expressed his satisfaction with the confidence that persons have in the region.“This is a signal that things are happening here in the Rupununi, and that the rodeo is getting bigger and better,” Allicock said.Prior to 2006, the owners of the Takutu Hotel entertained the patrons and other visitors to the Easter rodeo event with an evening of music and a candlelight dinner.last_img

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