Haiti’s newly appointed tourism minister, Marie-Christine Stephenson, is planning on increasing the tourism rate in her country one major step at a time. At the beginning of the decade, the Caribbean nation experienced a growth of visiting tourists who couldn’t get enough of experiencing the country.
Travel Pulse reports that 420,000 people visited in 2013 and in 2015, that number jumped to 516,000. However, over the past few years, tourism rates have dropped dramatically. In 2016, only 476,000 tourists visited the country. That number worsened the following year, in which 421,000 tourists visited Haiti. Continue reading