It's not just Puerto Rico: 6 other Caribbean island nations are in crisis after the hurricanes. The scale of the damage is … USA TODAY. Severely damaged Oda O’Carroll and Polly Thomas . 5 Caribbean Islands (Generally) Not Hit by Hurricanes Hurricane season doesn't mean your summer getaway can't involve the Caribbean. “But 70 per cent of the destinations in the Caribbean have not been affected by the hurricanes,” he added. Caribbean travel update: which islands are ready for tourists post-hurricanes. Admittedly, nothing compares to what we are experiencing today. After two major hurricanes tore through the Caribbean in less than two weeks, some of the most idyllic — and tourism-dependent — destinations have been devastated. Caribbean Travel Advisories. Hurricanes Irma and Maria upended life in the Caribbean and beyond, wreaking havoc on islands stretching from Barbuda to Puerto Rico. The Caribbean has considerable experience in managing disruptions and risks.

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