San Pedro’s Airstrip taxi drivers sport new uniforms
Friday, August 1st, 2014
On Friday July 25th The San Pedro Airstrip Taxi Association received brand new uniform shirts courtesy of the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation Honorable Manuel Heredia Jr. and the Belize Tourism Board (BTB). 21 drivers received three shirts each, for a total donation of 63 shirts.
The Airstrip Association was the first group to receive their new threads; however shirts will be given to all members of each of the six taxi associations upon completing a BTB seminar in Public Relations.The seminar promotes better customer service and proper etiquette among taxi drivers and customers. Aside from dressing professionally,the BTB aims to have all taxi association members partake in the seminar so as to improve the quality of service for island visitors and residents. The six taxi associations on the island include the Airstrip Taxi Association, Amber Isle, Isla Bonita, Central Park, Island Taxi and SP Express. Currently it is estimated that there are approximately 116 registered taxicabs on Ambergris Caye.
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