SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThe Dominican Republic is urging tourists not to cancel holiday bookings despite a devastating earthquake in neighbouring Haiti, where people are debating whether it is appropriate for cruise ships to keep making scheduled stops at the country’s private beach resorts.The Dominican Republic’s tourism industry says tourist dollars are needed now more than ever since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake on Jan. 12 devastated Haiti.In Haiti itself, there are questions as to whether it was appropriate for a cruise ship to make a scheduled stop three days after the quake at a private beach resort 100 kilometres from the flattened capital Port au Prince.The two countries occupy one island, with the Dominican Republic making up a larger eastern portion that remained relatively untouched by the quake and Haiti the remaining western part.The Dominican Republic is a top travel destination for Canadians, who in 2008 booked about 500,000 vacations to the country, according to Statistics Canada.CBC commenter skullyatsea wrote in to offer his take as a cruise ship employee. He says,”I work on a cruise ship and we are going to be stopping in Labadee, Haiti (Royal Caribbean’s private resort) later this week.
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