Update # 01: October 11th 2016: The Ministry of Tourism of Haiti, the Haiti Tourism Association (ATH) and the National Network of Solidarity Tourism Operators (RENAPROTS) would like to express their sympathies to all the victims of Hurricane Matthew that severely affected the southern peninsula of Haiti on the 3rd and 4th of October 2016.
As a nation we are already working relentlessly to bring support to our fellow citizens in this difficult time. We would also like to inform all international partners, and persons interested in visiting our beautiful and unique destination of the following:
– Port-au-Prince and Cap Haitien international airports are open and fully operational since Oct 5th.
– 90% of our Tourism infrastructure has not been affected and is ready to welcome guests.
– Traveling to Haiti for leisure, business or to visit friends and families is a positive and constructive way to support the economy as it promotes employment and sustainability.
To all Haiti lovers, we urge you to continue to visit us and experience our culture, cuisine, art & crafts, and historical attractions, helping us drive resources to the most needed areas in a sustainable manner.
BIENVENUE EN HAITI
Association Touristique d’Haïti (ATH) | Contact: Valerie Louis, Executive Director | [email protected] | +509-2812-8484
National Network of Solidarity Tourism Operators (RENAPROTS)| Contact : Abner Septembre | Tel :509-3420-2091 | Email : [email protected]
Notes to Editor:
– Haiti is the 3rd largest Caribbean country, sharing the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic.
– Haiti is sold as a beach and as a touring destination for its unique historic, cultural and natural patrimony.