Monday, February 25, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – The decision of the US State Department to raise, since mid-February, the level of alert on Haiti to 4, has resulted in the at the end of the country at the tourist level.
This resulted in the disappearance of the two international airports of Haiti lists of the main websites of travel sales.
The Minister of Tourism of Haiti, Marie-Christine Stephenson, emphasizes the impact of this decision on hotels and restaurants and is sorry for this situation.
“We estimate that this level 4 is exaggerated insofar as it is extremely punctual riots”, considers the minister.
Minister Stephenson also finds it unjust that the country is so harshly and quickly penalized while other countries have also experienced their own riots without being placed on the blacklist of destinations where it is not necessary twelve other countries, including Syria, Yemen and Afghanistan
This has also resulted in cancellations of flights and hotel bookings, putting tourism professionals in the painful prospect of separate from some of their employees