Barbados welcomes Carnival Destiny

13th Sep 2004

To show that hurricane Ivan has had little effect on the runnings of the tourism industry on the island the Barbados Port Authority reports that it is fully operational and welcomed Carnival Destiny last Thursday.Ê
The people of Barbados are currently galvanizing and focusing on organising supplies and other equipment for their Caribbean neighbors who sustained devastating damages as a result of Hurricane Ivan.

The Grantley Adams International Airport opened on Wednesday morning after closing for only one day for safety reasons. All the airlines have now resumed all flights in-and-out of Barbados.

The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association has confirmed the vast majority of the hotels on Island are fully operational and early assessment of the tourism infrastructure reveals that only four hotels experienced minimal property damage, as well as two restaurants that are situated on the water’s edge on the south coast.

The Barbados Light and Power Company reports that power has been fully restored to 100% capacity across the Island. The company had cut the Island’s electricity supply as a precautionary measure.




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