The declaration of three new classes of requirements from the Bureau of Requirements now brings the variety of nationwide requirements in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) to over 100.
The Bureau mentioned in a launch that the three new classes of requirements are for websites and points of interest, spa and wellness, and merchandising of tourism craft and merchandise and follows a collective effort amongst stakeholders inside the Tourism and hospitality sector and the Nationwide Parks, Rivers and Seashores Authority.
The requirements have been launched at a ceremony on the Sundown Shores Resort on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.
Talking on the launch, Government Director of the SVG Bureau of Requirements, Ezra Ledger mentioned the brand new requirements have been declared nationwide paperwork.
He mentioned it’s the hope of the Bureau that numerous entities and organisations will use the requirements as benchmarks to enhance the standard of life for Vincentians and the tourism expertise.
Ledger expressed delight and delight that the variety of requirements declared has reached in extra of 100.
Everlasting Secretary within the Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation Sustainable Growth and Tradition, Dr. Resa Noel-McBarnett recommended the Nationwide Technical
Committee for the event of those new requirements which she mentioned showcases an all inclusive strategy, by the contribution of related stakeholders.
The PS added that the Ministry of Tourism continues to be steadfast in its dedication to enhancing the tourism sector and inspired all house owners and managers inside the business to get on board and register to acquire their license of their respective fields.
And, the chairperson of the Nationwide Requirements Council (NSC), Dr. Jean Saville Cummings confused that the focused engagement of stakeholders is important in governing rules and requirements.
Cummings cited the cruise arrival statistics which is exhibiting an upward development noting that it is a crucial milestone within the nation’s put up COVID-19 and Volcanic restoration.
She additionally emphasised that requirements are of significance much more so, as a result of elevated airlift and enlargement of lodge capability domestically.
Director of the Nationwide Parks, Rivers and Seashores Authority, Andrew Lockhart emphasised that you will need to make use of these requirements within the numerous sectors of tourism making certain that “St. Vincent and the Grenadines stays on the forefront of an rising Tourism vacation spot.”
Members of the Nationwide Technical Committee, have been recognised for his or her dedication and contribution to this achievement and got tokens of appreciation from the SVG Bureau of Requirements, the Ministry of Tourism, and the Tourism Authority.
The requirements are in step with necessities of the Worldwide Organisation for Standardisation.