Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Gambia Tourism Authority Warns Stakeholders

 Employees Asked to Produce Certificates of Character
Banjul, The Gambia (TNBES) Reports reaching The North Bank Evening Standard has it that the Gambia Tourism Authority (GTA) has issued a warning to all tourism stakeholders in the Tourism Development Area (TDA) to produce a certificate of character for the year 2010, in order to be given operational licenses.
“This mode of registration is the first of its kind in the history of the GTA to call on stakeholders to produce such a credential document,” a press release from tourism officials said yesterday.
The North Bank Evening Standard also gathered that the warning is directed the tourist taxi drivers (new entrants), juice pressers, fruit sellers, hairdressers, staff of beach bar owners, food vendors, bicycle rentals, horse riders, among others.
They are required to produce a Certificate of Charter from the Gambia Police Headquarters in Banjul on or before January 8th 2010 in order to be issued an Operational Licence by the GTA.
According to reports, the Gambia Police Forced will be put in place a processing system from 4th - 6th January 2010, adding that the co-operation and support of all the tourism stakeholders is therefore highly solicited. VOL:2 ISSN:3

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