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Marriott Port-au-Prince Takes Home Top Honor at 2017 World Travel Awards
Haiti, News

Marriott Port-au-Prince Takes Home Top Honor at 2017 World Travel Awards

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The Marriott Port-au-Prince was among the big winners at the 2017 World Travel Awards, taking home the award for Haiti’s Leading Hotel for the first time. Established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence, the World Travel Awards are the highest accolades in the travel and tourism industry today. “To receive such a fantastic honor after just two years in…

Thousands of Animals Treated in Haiti after Hurricane Irma
Haiti, News

Thousands of Animals Treated in Haiti after Hurricane Irma

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – More than 4,300 animals have been treated in northeastern Haiti at mobile clinics set up by Heifer International and the Ministry of Agriculture in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Teams are preparing to care for more livestock as Hurricane Maria threatens the country. Natural disasters can be just as hard on livestock…

More Than Half of Reported Haiti Victims of Sexual Assault Under 18, Report Says
Haiti, Health & Science

More Than Half of Reported Haiti Victims of Sexual Assault Under 18, Report Says

The data underlines the widespread effect of sexual gender-based violence said Dr. Carl Frédéric Casimir, MSF deputy medical coordinator in Haiti. More than half of the clinic’s patients are under 18 years old, according to the report. Many of these minors are survivors of rape. These kinds of attacks can cause unintended pregnancies, the spread of sexually-transmitted infections and negative mental health outcomes.

Sunrise Airways Management Welcomes New Airbus A320 To Haiti
Haiti, News

Sunrise Airways Management Welcomes New Airbus A320 To Haiti

Sunrise Airways staff and management, led by airline CEO Philippe Bayard (pictured center-left, blue shirt), recently welcomed the carrier’s new flagship aircraft, a 150-seat Airbus A320, to Toussaint Louverture International Airport (PAP) in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The new aircraft, the first to sport the carrier’s new livery, features two classes of service, offering 12 seats in…

Haiti-Based Sunrise Airways Spreads Its Wings To Orlando
Haiti, News

Haiti-Based Sunrise Airways Spreads Its Wings To Orlando

On April 11, Haiti-based Sunrise Airways announced its intent to launch new nonstop service between Port-au-Prince, Haiti and Orlando, Florida beginning in October 2017. The new 3x’s weekly service marks the carrier’s first-ever flights to/from the U.S. and the first-ever nonstop service connecting Orlando and Haiti. “For us, as an airline, and more importantly for…

Celebrities and Environmentalists Make an Impact in Haiti
Haiti

Celebrities and Environmentalists Make an Impact in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI- Environmental advocate and lawyer, Heather Leibowitz, joined the Jack Brewer Foundation (“JBF”) and a delegation of nearly 100 Global Ambassadors who traveled to Haiti this week with the aim to better the lives of Haiti’s citizens and educate others. Partnering with various philanthropic organizations and public figures, the foundation prioritized various humanitarian issues,…

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