St Kitts and Nevis: Minister of Foreign Affairs – Dr Denzil Llewellyn Douglas presented his gratitude to Tourism Minister Marsha Henderson and her team for their great efforts and work done during the arrival of World’s Largest Cruise Ship ‘Icon of the Seas’.
Minister Douglas shared the picture of Icon of the Seas and wrote a special note on his official social media handle.
Llewellyn Douglas began by writing, “Last Tuesday 30th January, like many others including Cabinet Colleagues etc. I had the opportunity to tour the World’s Largest Cruise Ship, Icon of the Seas.”
While greeting Minister of Tourism he wrote, “Special thanks to Marsha and her Team and also to all others before her, who helped in any way.”
Minister Douglas expressed and added to his words, “But nothing feels better than seeing one’s vision being realized.’
He mentioned about the closure of the Sugar Industry and wrote, “After the closure of the Sugar Industry in 2005, we set as a Government to diversify the economy to one of hospitality services etc.
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Denzil Douglas appreciated the country’s federation and said, “St Kitts and Nevis was one of the last few islands, if not the last to become a Tourism destination, but today we’re punching way above our weight.”
“Kudos to our Minister and Ministry of Tourism, Kudos to our Federation of St Kitts and Nevis, Kudos to our People,” said Minister Douglas.
World’s Largest Cruise Ship ‘Icon of the Seas’ reached at Port Zante on Tuesday, Jan 30, 2024 early morning, around 6:00 a.m. The Cruise Ship was on 7-day round trip to the Eastern Caribbean and departed on Jan 27, 2024 from Miami, Florida.
The Cruise brought over 5000 passengers onboard who grabbed the opportunity to indulge themselves in the Twin Islands St Kitts and Nevis. Several leaders warmly welcomed the ship and extended their pride to host the significant celebration.
The arrival of the Cruise Ship was streamed live, related to which Prime Minister Dr Terrance Drew expressed, “Good Morning! My dear people, here she comes – Icon of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship.”
“This is a very proud moment for our Federation. Let’s all make this an epic one Thanks to Marsha T. Henderson and the Ministry of Tourism for their hard work. Thanks to Royal Caribbean for partnering with us,” expressed PM Drew.