David I. Gegg, President & CEO
A fifth generation Belizean, David
graduated from university in Kansas City in 1972 and immediately entered the tourism industry in his
Over the course of his
has pioneered scuba diving, inter-land transportation and yacht chartering in Belize.
In 1982, he
set up one of the first tour companies which in 1994 merged with another tour company and emerged as Discovery Expeditions.
Today Discovery Expeditions
is the largest tour company in Belize and handles clients from all comers of the world.
Discovery Expeditions, prior to Cruise Solutions, was the primary operator for Cruise Lines.
In 1998 David
family entered the restaurant and bar business with the design and building of the Smoky Mermaid.
It is today considered Belize's premier dinning establishment and the hub for cruise ship passengers.
Cruise Solutions Belize Ltd.
was established in 19999 as a dedicated vehicle for the development and promotion of Cruise Tourism in Belize.
David was a founding member of the Belize Tourism Industry Association and served its Board for many years.
He is today Treasurer of the Belize Cruise Ship Industry association.
In 1997 David
was appointed by the Kind of Belgium to succeed his
father as that country's Honorary consul in Belize.