Haiti can capitalize on its natural and cultural resources to get the country back on the world tourism map, thereby contributing to its overall recovery and development. This was the main message of UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, during his first official visit to Haiti.
Aimbridge Hospitality has been chosen to manage the new Best Western Premier Petion-Ville Hotel in Haiti. The Best Western Premier Petion-Ville, which is being built near Port-au-Prince, is the first United States branded and managed hotel in Haiti.
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.
Fiona Jeffery, Chairman of Just a Drop and World Travel Market discusses how she has been overwhelmed by the widespread support the travel and tourism industry has shown Just a Drop’s Just Help Haiti campaign.
Port-au-Prince Airport, a key lifeline for the devastated island of Haiti, will reopen on Friday, according to American officials. The facility has been closed to commercial flights since a massive earthquake destroyed the control tower on January 12th.