Published on : Thursday, March 9, 2017
Royal Caribbean International has entered into a multi-year agreement with Bahamas, the island nation. This agreement will help the growth of tourism, employ more Bahamian nationals in the cruise line and more invest in hospitality training for further development of talent in the country.
Plans for an important investment in CocoCay, a private island of Bahamas was discussed at a signing ceremony by Perry Christie, Prime Minister of The Bahamas and Michael Bayley, president and CEO, Royal Caribbean International. Construction of pier and creating more guest features and amenities has been discussed at the meeting. Also, vendors will have better opportunities and promotion of craftsmen and culture of the island remains the top priority.
To the Prime Minister, ‘’ Royal Caribbean has been a long-standing partner of the islands of The Bahamas and their plans to significantly increase tourism to our country as well as to develop the talent of our youth and expand employment opportunities for Bahamians is commendable.’’
Royal Caribbean plans to work in collaboration with The Bahamas government as part of the agreement in developing and executing training program for aspirants who are interested to create a career in hospitality with unique opportunities to participate in various innovative training and development. Also, a special curriculum will be prepared by thousands of students for careers at sea on board one of Royal Caribbean’s ships.