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Gap business booming again

BARRY ALLEYNE, [email protected]

Gap business booming again

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St Lawrence Gap, Barbados’ historic entertainment strip, has finally rid itself of the ghost town status of the past two years that had seen tourists withdraw, customers dry up and bars close.

But the now-concluding 2014-15 winter tourist season has made a difference.

From the top of the Gap, starting with the Cafe Sol restaurant and down the strip past the Sugar Ultra Lounge, business people are smiling from ear to ear.

“This is the busiest it has been in a while. And unlike last year, the people aren’t just walking around and not buying anything. They are actually spending. That’s the difference,” Wayne King, barman at Jan Frank’s Cocktail Bar, told the SUNDAY SUN.

Please read the full story in today’s Sunday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.