Minister of Tourism Kerrie Symmonds speaking during this morning's Press conference. (Picture by Sandy Pitt.)
Government is assembling a National Cruise Development Commission (NCDC) to further develop Barbados' cruise sector.
Minister of Tourism Kerrie Symmonds made the announcement of the 15-person team earlier this morning during a Press conference at the Ministry of Tourism's offices at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre.
The NCDC comprises:
Chairman - Errol Humphrey
Deputy chairman - Dean Straker
Senator Lisa Cummins
Symmonds explained the Commision would start its operations by September.
And after interactions with the public and private sector over the next 12 weeks, the NCDC is expected to report its findings back to Cabinet to plan a path forward for the cruise sector. (AD)