News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. NOV. 1, 2019: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travel scene for the week-ending Nov. 1, 2019:
Canada is again warning its nationals to avoid non-essential travel to haiti where protests continue in the capital, port-of-prince.
Bahamas officials Says Grand Bahama Island is back to business welcoming travelers at its cruise port and will welcome international travelers when the airport reopens next month.
However, Authorities say Abaco has the longest road to recovery with virtually no viable options for leisure tourism in the near future. The current focus is on re-opening local government complexes and restoring basic services to facilitate rebuilding.
Scott Hapgood, the Darien, Connecticut investment banker charged with manslaughter in Anguilla, heads back to the island for his latest court appearance on Nov. 11th.
The World Travel & Tourism Council and Aruba have announced a new partnership to launch the world’s first pilot programme that links aviation and non-air destination services by using biometric technology to create a seamless, secure and easy travel experience from flight to car rental and hotel check-in.
Eden Rock St Barths is set for its official reopening on Nov. 20th.
AND Celebrated Caribbean calypsonian Willard Harris, AKA Lord Relator, will be the featured cultural performer at the 2019 Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) Leadership Awards on December 14th in Miami.