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Haiti Begins Groundwork For Development of New Cruise Port

 Above: Ile de la Tortue (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has begun the groundwork for the development of the new Carnival cruise port on the island of Ile de la Tortue. Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin …

American Airlines Officially Begins Flights to Cap-Haitien, Haiti

 Above: the American Airlines flight landing in Cap-Haitien By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has officially begun its first-ever service to Cap-Haitien, Haiti. The carrier’s first daily flight touched down in Cap-Haitien on Thursday morning, with Haiti President Michel …

Haiti, Transat Partner on Travel Packages For American Tourists

 Above: Haiti (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and Canadian travel firm Transat are readying the launch of travel packages for American tourists. The new Haiti vacation packages, offered by Transat Holidays USA, will include a pair …

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 Above: the former base and soon-to-be tourism school (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff It was once the base of Senegalese soldiers in the MINUSTAH peacekeeping force in Haiti. Now, the former UN building is set to reopen …

 Above: the working meeting in Port-au-Prince (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Advisory Council of Tourism held a working meeting on Monday in Port-au-Prince, seeking to hear the concerns of the country’s tourism stakeholders. A group of …

 Above: the new Best Western Premier in Haiti (Photos: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly led the official inauguration Thursday of the new Best Western Premier hotel in Port-au-Prince’s Petion-Ville neighbourhood. The $15 million hotel …

 Above: Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has launched a new initiative aimed at grading tourism establishments in the country. The “Hibiscus” classification scheme is named after Haiti’s national flower and the logo of its …

 Above: Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin (left) and PM Laurent Lamothe (second from left) in Aruba (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin are leading a high-level delegation to …

 Above: Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin welcomes tourists in Port-au-Prince (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a small group of 25 that arrived in Port-au-Prince on Wednesday, but it could be the start of something far …

 Above: the council’s first meeting (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s new Tourism Advisory Council held its first meeting Tuesday since being established in early December. The board was established by a government decree on Dec. 5. …

 Above: Jacmel (Photo: MT Haiti) By Alexander Britell Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin has unveiled a series of priority projects on which her ministry plans to work in 2013. Highlighting the list are potential agreements with Delta, Air France and …

 Above: Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin (far right) with Haiti’s Latin American and Caribbean partners By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin met this week with representatives of 12 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to …