Andrew Welch is the Managing Director of Banwari Experience Limited; a Destination Management Company, and Tourism Information Products and Services Limited (TIPS); a Tourism Product Development and Training Company. Has been awarded for excellence in heritage tourism in Trinidad and Tobago in 2011. He has held the post of President of the Trinidad Hotels Restaurants and Tourism Association from 2014 to 2016.
Andrew holds postgraduate qualifications in Tourism Management at the University of the West Indies and has recently assisted the National Training Agency of Trinidad and Tobago to develop a standard for advanced training in Tour Guiding. In November 2018 he launched the first Latin Caribbean Folk Music Festival (LATCAfest).
Andrew is an active partner of the JouvayFest Creative Collective.
Andrew is the author of Toasting Tourism -a taste yet to be acquired