The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism has announced that Hon. Neko Grant is the new minister of tourism and aviation. Grant takes over for the Hon. Obie H. Wilchcombe, who served as minister of tourism from 2002 to 2007.
Grant was chosen by new prime minister, the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham, following the May 2 elections. The executive team of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism remains the same.
A business executive, Grant is the chief operating officer
at Burns House Limited. Born in 1950 on
"While there might be differences from the previous
government in the types of investment opportunities we might seek, make no
mistake that we intend to remain investor-friendly," Grant says, "and
to implement policies that will allow us to compete on a global scale and
ensure the sustainability of the industry."