Rawle Brancker, chairman of the ICC Cricket World Cup WI 2007 Inc., revealed a special sub-committee of the board has been set up to address this issue.
,We understand the problems and we are planning well ahead for them,, Brancker
told a media breakfast yesterday.
,By the end of August, we should have a full report and, hopefully, all the solutions to the challenge of moving people across the Caribbean and accommodating them.,Brancker
noted one of the solutions to the accommodation problem was putting up visitors in private homes.He
said this initiative would allow visitors to experience Caribbean culture and culinary skills up close and personal.
The former Barbados all-rounder and West Indies selectee also indicated that the 2007 World Cup offices were inundated with calls from airline charter companies wishing to help solve the problem of moving people from island to island.He
said the organising committee was also looking at hydrofoils similar to those used to ferry people between the French isles of Guadeloupe and Martinique.Brancker
feels strongly that his
organisation is on top of the challenges that the 2007 World Cup
faces and is looking forward to delivering a truly memorable event.
,Given the fact that we live in the No.1 tourism destination in the world, we believe that we have a tremendous people in the Caribbean,, he