FAQ: Visitors Bureau
Q – I saw the listing for the Colony Island Visitors Bureau and I wondered just what its the function was.
A – The Colony Island Visitors Bureau serves two functions.
The first is to arrange food, housing, clothes, and training for recently arrived feral merfolk. It works with the Gail’s Place charity shop to provide donated clothing. It also works with the Colony Academy to provide the necessary orientation and training for the feral visitors.
The idea behind this is to get feral merfolk situated and educated so they won’t decide to wander off the island and land themselves the the pokey for indecent exposure, etc. While the attrition rate for ferals is high, a few will ultimately stay and start a life for themselves and their family on Colony Island.
The second purpose is to steer those humans who stumble upon Colony Island – they’re usually lost to begin with – away from places like Feraltown where they might see things they shouldn’t. There are brochures and maps which direct humans on self-guided tours of the ‘historic’ north end of the island as well as the streets lined with Sears Houses. There are also flyers for the local eateries.
A brochure covering the mosaics and frescoes in the Temple of Poseidon‘s lobby is in the works.
The town council has been debating whether to open the beach north of the harbour to surf fishermen. No decision has been reached as yet. If and when it does take effect, the Visitors Bureau will sell fishing licenses to visiting humans.
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