Providenciales, TCI, July 6, 2016 – The Turks and Caicos has recruited a 30 year police investigator to guide and teach investigative skills on the royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police. He is now the Assistant Superintendant and his name is Stephen Snow of the UK.
A media release from the force explains that Snow has, “significant experience in the investigation of serious and organized crime which includes major drugs importations, kidnapping, rape and armed robbery. He has reportedly been overseer of some 70 homicides and suspicious death cases in the United Kingdom. Snow has earned as many as 16 commendations for outstanding detective work and has received the Prestigious Police Award for 30 years service to the CID.”
Also from the Police our female officer Kedkrizia Missick shot by two bandits who got away with a woman’s purse outside of Petro Plus gas station on Monday, is doing fine and her commanding officer, Superintendant Darron Williams hails her bravery and wishes her speedy recovery. “This goes to show the dangers police officers face each day, I am happy that her injuries were not serious.”
Officer Missick was struck by a random bullet which pierced the police vehicle and caught her in her right leg, just about the knee.
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation Celebrates World Tourism Day
Photo Credit: Sandals.com
Lyford Cay Foundations Award Academic Scholarships to 18 Bahamians
Canadian Lyford Cay Foundation Chairman Tim Unwin agreed.
Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board Celebrates World Tourism Day
The Destination Continues to See an Influx of Tourists, Following One of the Busiest Summers on Record, and Is Optimistic for the Future
#TurksandCaicos, September 27, 2021 – The Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board, the exclusive tourism authority for the Turks and Caicos Islands, is excited to celebrate World Tourism Day on today, September 27, 2021, and reflect on the Island’s significant increase in tourism since the pandemic. Thanks to the Tourist Board’s strategic marketing and public relations plans, combined with its vigilant TCI Assured protocols, aggressive vaccine campaign, and pent-up travel demand, the destination reported one of its busiest summers to date in 2021 with an increase of over 18% in June, 19% in July, and 15% in August compared to pre-pandemic statistics in 2019.
“On World Tourism Day and every day, we are proud to celebrate the success of tourism to the Turks and Caicos Islands, especially after the challenges that we and all tourism-driven countries faced during the pandemic,” said Pamela Ewing, Director of Tourism for the Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board. “We have worked hard to enforce necessary safety protocols to ensure that tourism, our main economic driver, continues to positively impact both our local and travelling communities. The destination is optimistic for one of the busiest Festive seasons to date ahead, and we wish success to all other islands in the Caribbean.”
Tourism in the Turks and Caicos Islands continues to flourish due to the Tourist Board’s strategic marketing and public relations campaigns in the United States, Canada, South America, United Kingdom and Europe to promote the destination as safe for travelers. This includes press trips with key publications, radio campaigns in source markets, advertising and partnerships with stakeholders, and executing the signature event, Turks and Caicos Conference (TACC), which updated all partners on protocols and accommodation availability.
“We are grateful for all of our valued tourism partners, who have supported our efforts to ensure the ongoing safety of our residents and guests, and to the community for their vigilance in getting vaccinated and adhering to protocols,” said Honorable Josephine Connolly, Minister of Tourism for the Turks and Caicos Islands. “It is because of everyone’s commitment that we’ve been able to keep tourism thriving safely and allow guests to focus on enjoying the exceptional vacation experience afforded by the destination, our picturesque beaches, and our world-class resorts and villas.”
Travel confidence has also increased thanks to the destination’s TCI Assured portal, a quality assurance pre-travel program and portal, which requires require a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR, NAA, RNA or Antigen test result from a test taken within three days of travel, medical / travel insurance that covers medevac, a completed health screening questionnaire, and proof of vaccination for all visitors ages 16 years and over. The vaccine requirement underscores the destination’s commitment to health and safety and expands on its already vigilant travel protocols, which have been in place for travelers since July 22, 2020, when the destination opened its borders to tourists. The Turks and Caicos Islands also continues to promote its vaccine campaign among residents, with over 70 percent of the adult population being fully vaccinated with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine—making it one of the most inoculated countries in the world.
For more information on the Turks and Caicos Islands, call 1 (800) 241-0824 or visit www.turksandcaicostourism.com. Follow the Turks and Caicos Islands on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
FIND US ON FACEBOOK
Bahamas News7 days ago
Over 68,000 STAYED HOME in Bahamas Elections; We have BEST and WORST for Voter Participation
News7 days ago
Vaccine Requirement for International Travelers
News7 days ago
Canadians Fly South to Turks & Caicos!
News7 days ago
Grandstanding at best – Hon. Jameka Williams
Caribbean News7 days ago
JAMAICA: Ardenne High School Wins Another Marcus Garvey Award For Excellence
News7 days ago
COVID Works programme launched by Ministry of Physical Planning & Infrastructure Development
Caribbean News4 days ago
ScotiaBank Turks & Caicos Awarded Best Consumer Digital Bank 2021
Bahamas News1 week ago
Prime Minister Hon. Philip Davis pledges to govern in the interests of all Bahamians