An official ceremony was held last Thursday October 25, 2018 to launch the SVG Professionals Taxi Association at the Cruise Ship Terminal in Kingstown.
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 taxies are operated in St. Vincent and the Grenadines with Professional Taxi Drivers. Mr. Burgin also added that as an association they want to work together as a unit and a body.
Hon. Ces Mckie, Minister of Tourism in his speech at the launching, reiterated that such an association is needed and 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.
The SVG Professionals Taxi Association is in partnership with Sentry Insurances Ltd and the SVG Teachers Co-operative Credit Union.
Meanwhile, Sargeant Kenny Jones, who represented the traffic department of the Royal SVG Police Force encouraged the members of the Association that they must always be professional whether they are in uniform or not and should always adhere to the traffic laws.
A new Executive was elected on Saturday October 20, 2018 and comprises of President-Mr. Arrington Burgin, Vice President-Mr. Eli Francis, Treasurer-Mr. Wayne Butler, Secretary-Mrs. Jamella Samuel, Public Relations Officer-Mr. Demiron Samuel and Trustees-Mr. Dollwin Dupont and Mr. Orvil Samuel.