New hotel offers rare sign of new construction in Haiti

from Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
Published on 12 Dec 2012 View Original

Thu, 13 Dec 2012 03:17 GMT

  • First major hospitality brand to open in Haiti in decades

  • Hotel built partly with post-earthquake funds

By Susana Ferreira

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Dec 12 (Reuters) - The opening of the upscale Royal Oasis Hotel in Haiti on Wednesday ushered in a new phase in the country's post-earthquake reconstruction, while providing a sharp contrast to the plight of hundreds of thousands still homeless almost three years after the disaster.

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