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5 Caribbean holiday destinations that are reopening soon

International escapes 6 months ago

As the region reopens, it faces hurricane season, pandemic-related restrictions and the absence of cruise ships.


12 Jul 2020
PREMIUM!
5 Caribbean holiday destinations that are reopening soon

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The Covid-19 pandemic struck the Caribbean at the height of high season, when snowbirds, primarily from the United States, pack the beaches for winter and spring break and provide the revenue to see resorts and sometimes entire countries through the lull of summer and fall. But in recent years, places like Puerto Rico and the Bahamas have developed a strong summer business, fuelled by bargain seekers, adventure travellers and families. Now, as the region begins to reopen to international travellers, it faces not just the challenge of the pandemic but the financial blow dealt by the absence of cruising and...

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