An official ceremony was held last Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the Cruise Ship Terminal in Kingstown, to launch the SVG Professionals Taxi Association.
This new Association aims to offer professional and reliable taxi and tour operator services here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
President of the Association, Mr. Arrington Burgin, speaking at the launching, stated that they are looking to change how taxis are operated in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, through the provision of service by professional taxi drivers. Mr. Burgin also added that, as an association, they want to work together as a unit and a body.
Hon. Ces Mc Kie, Minister of Tourism, Sports and Culture, also addressed the launching, and underscored the need for such an association which, he said, will add to the transportation services available here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, especially throughout this Cruise Season which commences on Thursday, November 1st, 2018.
Meanwhile, Sergeant Kenny Jones, of the RSVG Police Force Traffic Department, encouraged the members of the Association to be professional at all times, whether they are in uniform or not, and to adhere to the traffic laws.