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            [post_content] => Haiti experienced a 20% increase in tourists visitation to the island last year. The improvement stems from the government tireless effort to make tourism and integral part of job creation in order to lift millions of citizens out of poverty.

According to information released by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) approximately 420,000 tourists visited the island in 2013 a figure which reflects a 20.2% increase.  Minister of Tourism Stephanie Villedrouin stated that the government along with corporate partners are working together in order to make the French speaking nation one of the leading Tourism destinations globally.

"We are doing our best to develop Haiti as a major tourist destination with emphasis on the country’s natural beauty, great beaches, but also our very rich culture and history," Villedrouin told HCNN on Wednesday.

"We are building new airports, offering incentives for the construction of more quality hotels, and we are actively training hospitality workers to offer the best we can to our visitors,"  said the minister.

The Haitian Government doubled its tourism budget in 2013 which saw the island take the initiative in developing a more tourist friendly destination by providing airport taxi service and bilingual police offers. Additionally, they have also added several security measures to protect tourists whom visit popular restaurant and beaches.

Internationally recognized hotel power house - Hilton as also announced plans to build the Hilton Garden Inn in Port-au-Prince (Haiti's Capital) just a few minutes away from the airport.

Hilton will be joining the ranks of other Internationally renowned hotels that have been erected in Haiti since the devastating earthquake in 2010.  The number of jobs that will be created from the initiative remains undisclosed, however the government has opened a number of hospitality training schools in order ensure maximum benefit from such developments.

 
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Tourism Numbers Surge In Haiti, Authorities Planning To Capitalize On Increased Visit

April 24, 2014
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Haiti experienced a 20% increase in tourists visitation to the island last year. The improvement stems from the government tireless effort to make tourism and integral part of job ...Continue reading

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            [post_content] => World Renowned Sprint Star Usain Bolt says he is confident that he can destroy both his world records he set at the World Champions in Berlin in 2009.

The 27-year old has gone on record, promising to break both his 100m and 200m records following his return to train on the weekend after a short spell on the sideline due to a foot injury.

Bolt has the prestigious honour of holding both the 100m and 200m records with times of 9.58 seconds and 19.19 seconds respectively.

“I have discussed with my coach what it will take to lower these records, and he thinks it’s very possible,” said Bolt, who is coached by Glen Mills at the Racers Track Club.

“I trust my coach completely, so if coach Mills says they can be broken, then I know I can lower them.”

Bolt's manager Ricky Simms stated a few weeks ago that his client had been sidelined following pains in his feet that made it impossible for him to commit to the training programme.

However, the five time IAAF World Male Athlete of the Year insisted he was not overly concerned with the setback and said he expects to be back at his brilliant best very soon.

“Setbacks are a part of track and field. I have come to accept that a long time ago. I had mine, and (I’m) now back in training preparing for the upcoming season.”

Bolt states that he is looking forward to a good showing the season and also stated he was looking forward to next month's IAAF World Indoor Relays in the Bahamas.

“(The IAAF World Relays) should be a lot of fun. Relays are always the best part of any championship for me,”  said Bolt.

“Jamaica has a lot of talented athletes, so I have no doubt that we can lower the (4x200m) record,” added the six time Olympic Gold Medallist .
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Usain Bolt Promises To Dismantle Both His 100m and 200m World Records!

April 23, 2014
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World Renowned Sprint Star Usain Bolt says he is confident that he can destroy both his world records he set at the World Champions in Berlin in 2009. The 27-year old has gone o...Continue reading

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The 25 year old, Kemar Roach escaped serious injury when his BMW Sedan crashed early Saturday morning. The fast bowler lost control of his vehicle in what was said to be very wet conditions. The car flipped multiple times before landing in the 3Ws Park.

Roach received a cut to the head as he was taken away from the scene in an ambulance. He later took to social media to express he was in good spirits and sustained no serious injuries. Roach has not represented the West Indies in almost a year due to injuries and one can only hope that his accident does not provide a further setback to his return. The player who has represented the West Indies in over 63 ODI's and 23 Test Matches was considered one of the fastest and accurate bowlers and one that would carry the team forward. We thank God he was speared from any serious injuries and he can hopefully return to playing the game he loves so much.

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Kemar Roach Escaped Serious Injury in Car Accident

April 20, 2014
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The 25 year old, Kemar Roach escaped serious injury when his BMW Sedan crashed early Saturday morning. The fast bowler lost control of his vehicle in what was said to be very wet c...Continue reading