Junior Nevis Minister Commends Organisers On CWC Activities

Charlestown Nevis (February 23, 2007)
Junior Minister in the Premier’s Ministry, Hon. Dwight Cozier, who is government’s representative to the Nevis Visitor Experience Enhancement Committee (NVEEC), on Tuesday, commended members of the committee as well as Local Organising Committee (LOC) chairman, Mr. Val Henry.

Minister Cozier showered the organisers with high praise following a joint meeting of the organisations on Tuesday 20th Febrauray at the Nevis Tourism Authority Conference Room in Charlestown.

“I had meetings with LOC chairman, Mr. Val henry, and Nevis visitor experience enhancement committee, Mr. Devon Liburd and his team. The meeting was rather smoothly and the organisers for the event for the visitor enhancement have been doing a commendable job.  I also took the opportunity to profoundly thank these persons for the  remarkable job that they are doing. I also wanted to share with them my gratitude to be able to work with them towards achieving our goal of making the visitor experience enhancement of St. Kitts and Nevis a success” he said.

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Japan And St. Kitts – Nevis Value Relations

St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas
said Tuesday the twin-island Federation values its relationship with Japan.

“Japan continues to be a very important development partner, not only in St.
Kitts and Nevis, but also in the region by your non-borrowing membership in
the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB),” Prime Minister Douglas told visiting
Japanese Ambassador to St. Kitts and Nevis, His Excellency Koichiro Seki.

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Nevis Premier Seeks Fair Deal On Newfound Development

Charlestown Nevis (February 21, 2007)
Nevis has a very high reputation in the international marketplace, that’s according to Premier of Nevis, the Hon Joseph Parry who is responsible for Tourism and Economic Planning.  Mr. Parry made the statement on Friday February 16th 2007 at a press conference during which he reported on a number of issues. He said that as his Nevis Reformation Party (NRP)led-Administration continued its negotiations with Newfound Development Company, maintaining the country’s reputation in this regard would be at the forefront.

“Some people have been comparing between the peninsula and Nevis and saying that you can have synergies between the peninsula and Nevis, many people have done that. They are talking about high-end in Nevis complimenting high-end hotels on the peninsula and that is something else that we must also bear in mind.

It is becoming clearer and clearer that Nevis has a very high reputation in the international marketplace.  It is regarded as a high end destination for tourism so that anything that we do from now on should ensure that we maintain the reputation that we have in the marketplace. I can assure the people of Nevis that as we [NIA] continue our discussions we will bear that very much in mind”. He said.

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Nevis Visitor Committe Finalises Activities

Charlestown, Nevis (February 16, 2007)
Charlestown would become a buzz of activity on Saturday March 17th.  That’s when the visitor experience enhancement committee lead off with its activities geared towards the celebration of the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup to be held on St. Kitts.

On Thursday February 15th 2007, in an interview with the Department of Information, spokesperson for the Visitor Experience Enhancement Committee on Nevis, Mr. Devon Liburd of the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) gave an update on the plans in place to date.  He said a cultural street fair in the heart of Charlestown will trigger the start of activities and permission from the traffic department had been sought to block parts of Charlestown.

“We will be having food booths, art and craft and some cultural presentations.  We are encouraging our retailers and proprietors around Charlestown to remain open during that afternoon of March 17th.

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Cricket fever is sweeping Saint Kitts – Nevis!

Roberta Avery
Special to the Toronto Star

St.Kitts – Nevis ““It’s the tiny Caribbean country that could.

The twin island states of St. Kitts and Nevis faced skepticism and at times ridicule but have pulled off what naysayers predicted would be impossible. Not only is their Warner Park Stadium ready for the 2007 World Cup of Cricket, it’s also been called one of the best cricket grounds in the Caribbean.

“Pound for pound, it is the best venue and I certainly feel the pride of St. Kitts and Nevis,” said Chris Dehring, managing director of the International Cricket Council’s Cricket World Cup 2007.

Dehring was a part of a group of ICC officials who ended a tour of the nine World Cup venues spread across the Caribbean with a visit to St. Kitts Nov. 27.

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