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Minister Tours Turtle Farm

Deputy Premier and Minister Hon. Moses Kirkconnell, Ministry staff members and Turtle Farm Board and staff members

Deputy Premier and Minister of District Administration, Tourism and Transport Hon. Moses Kirkconnell, JP, toured the Turtle Farm and Hell Post Office as part of his visit to attractions in West Bay on Wednesday, 18 September 2013.

At the farm, the ministerial team visited all the attractions including: the pools inhabited by turtles of varying ages, the nesting area, the turtle hatchery, the turtle snorkelling pool, the aviary and the audio-visual show. In addition, Mr. Kirkconnell also spent time with the staff of the gift store.

Minister Kirkconnell feeds a bird at the Turtle Farm aviary.

While on site, the Minister also attended the Turtle Farm Board's meeting, his first since taking over as Tourism Minister.

The new Turtle Farm Board meets.

At Hell Post Office, Tourism Attractions Board Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Gilbert Connolly was on hand to conduct the Minister on the tour of the premises.

At the Public Transport Unit, Director of Transport Durk Banks, Minister Kirkconnell and Board Administrative Secretary Denice Cummings

Mr. Kirkconnell later visited the Public Transport Unit in Rankin's Plaza to learn first-hand how the services that the unit provides make it an integral part of the Cayman Islands' tourism product.

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