Two Government ministers are meeting with the management of Cin Cin Restaurant at this time.
Minister of Tourism Kerrie Symmonds and Minister in the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Marsha Caddle are reported to be at the restaurant in Prospect, St James.
This follows today’s announcement by chief executive officer Joanne Pooler that parent company, Chaps Restaurants Ltd had closed Cin Cin, Primo Bar & Bistro and Hugo’s Barbados wth immediate effect.
She cited rising operating costs, high taxes and low revenue among the reasons.
Pooler said they were also facing increased competition from all-inclusive hotels and visitor spend was down.
Primo’s is at the entrance to St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church and Hugo’s is located at Sand Street, Speightstown, St Peter. (MB/SAT)