The government says it has received further information on a proposal from advocate Bernard
According to the government, disabled tourists often remain on board the vessels which bring them to the St. John’s Harbour, or remain confined to certain spaces at the hotels, he reported.
The disability group wishes to provide the technological improvements in wheelchairs that can be rolled into the sea, allowing those confined to wheelchairs to enjoy sun, sand
Warner presented various mats that have the ability to allow for wheeled chairs to enter on the beach and to carry the user to the water’s edge were displayed in pictures.
The group reportedly agreed to make the investment once assured that it could ply its trade to cruise vessels and hotels.
The special van which the group uses to carry wheel-chaired passengers would have to be specially insured and provided a license to operate at the ports.
The Cabinet agreed to make representation on the group’s behalf, in order to assist with achieving the success for which the group aims.