Caribbean travel news: Cuban travel, building boom, a quieter Bahamas

The Trump administration is cracking down on “veiled tourism” to Cuba, reports The New York Times. That will likely make it harder for Americans to visit the island.

The Dominican Republic has more hotel development underway than any other Caribbean destination, reports Travel Weekly. Over the next three years a total of 15,000 rooms at 11 properties will be added to the Caribbean nation.

If you like to steer clear of crowds, steer clear of Nassau, says The Washington Post. More than 3.5 million tourists visit the capital city of The Bahamas each year. Better retreats are Eleuthera and Harbour Island if you want more solitude.

A division of the U.S. State Department is warning tourists of the dangers of traffic accidents in The Bahamas, reports The Nassau Guardian. “Traffic fatalities are a major concern, with a 29 percent overall increase in traffic-related deaths from 2017.”

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