The Caribbean is making a comeback — here’s why you should book a trip this winter

By Andrea Romano
October 22, 2018, 1:15:48 PM EDT

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Luckily, the areas that were devastated by Hurricanes Maria and Irma last year are on the upswing, according to Travel Weekly.

Luxury travel agency network Virtuoso said that bookings in the Caribbean between December 22, 2018 and January 3, 2019 are actually up eight percent, and business between January and February of next year is actually up 21 percent from last year, Travel Weekly reported.

This means, now is the best time to book your Caribbean vacation. And you’ll be doing the islands a lot of good by doing so.

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According to Departures Magazine, hotels have been leading the way when it comes to hurricane recovery, especially on Anguilla and Dominica, which withstood severe damage during Hurricane Irma. Around July of this year, forty-three percent of Dominica’s 962 hotel rooms were back in business, said Colin Piper, CEO of the Discover Dominica Authority, to Departures.

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