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UVI-CELL Offers Taxi and Tour Certification Program

Jan. 10, 2008 – Taxi and tour operators who want to receive certification will again have the opportunity to qualify. The next six-week session is scheduled to begin from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, at the University of the Virgin Islands' Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning (UVICELL) Center on St. Thomas.
The six-week program educates taxi and tour operators on customer service, V.I. history and culture, points of interest and presentation skills. The training will cost $250, which includes materials.
In order to receive certification, students are required to pass a 100-question exam and put the presentation skills acquired in class to use. Upon successful completion, they will receive a certificate of completion and a certification identification card. Graduates of the program are eligible for membership in the Certified Taxi and Tour Guide Association.
The program was developed by the UVICELL Center and is endorsed by the USVI Hotel and Tourism Association and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.
To register, call the UVICELL Center at 693-1100, or visit http://cell.uvi.edu.

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