Haiti Earthquake News

Haiti recovers from quake with hotel development

14th Sep 2010 Hotel News

The ongoing process of recovery on the Caribbean island of Haiti has been given a boost following the unveiling of plans for a new hotel. Sponsored by Argentine entrepreneur Rolando Gonzalez-Bunster, the project was praised by former US president Bill Clinton who said a hotel network was “crucial” to the rebuilding process.

Lancaster County Convention Center and Marriott at Penn Square to Host ‘Lancaster for Haiti’

Lancaster County Convention Center and Marriott at Penn Square to Host ‘Lancaster for Haiti’

26th Mar 2010 Press Release Hotel News

The Lancaster County Convention Center and Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square is pleased to host ‘Lancaster for Haiti - Hearts in Harmony’ - an innovative musical and interactive event. The event will take place on April 2, 2010, at 7 p.m. in Freedom Hall at the integrated Lancaster hotel and convention center. The fundraiser is presented by The Creative House of Lancaster (CHL).

Clinton earmarks tourism as key to Haiti’s recovery

Clinton earmarks tourism as key to Haiti’s recovery

29th Jan 2010 Tourism News

Former US president Bill Clinton has earmarked tourism as a key investment opportunity in rebuilding Haiti, saying it should be seen as a business opportunity and not aid. Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, he said the catastrophe offers a chance for the devastated nation to emerge from crippling poverty.

Continuation of tourism urged for Haiti recovery

Continuation of tourism urged for Haiti recovery

21st Jan 2010 Cruise News

Royal Caribbean, which has pledged at least $1 million in support of victims of the Haiti earthquake, has defended its decision to continue to dock cruise ships on its private Labadee resort on the country’s northern coast, saying tourism revenues is a means to support the recovery.

Just a Drop launches Haiti earthquake appeal

Just a Drop launches Haiti earthquake appeal

Clean-water charity Just a Drop is appealing to the travel and tourism industry to raise funds to supply clean safe water to Haiti. Hundreds have died in the aftermath due to not having access to clean water supplies. Just a Drop plans to send in teams to help rebuild water and sanitation infrastructure and encourage displaced communities back to their villages and homes.