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Haiti vacation and holiday destination guide, including our picks for Haiti's best budget and luxury hotels and resorts, restaurants, attractions, beaches, nightlife, events and shopping.

Travel to the Caribbean: Haiti Island Guide
Haiti is one of the Caribbean’s best-kept secrets, and is likely to remain that way for some time. The U.S. State Department – along with a number of other countries – considers Haiti unsafe for tourists and has issued strong warnings to avoid the country. If travel to Haiti is encouraged in the future, visitors will experience vibrant culture...

Top Attractions in Haiti
Our picks for the top attractions for visitors to the Caribbean nation of Haiti.

The Seven Manmade Wonders of the Caribbean
A listing of the greatest manamde achievements in the Caribbean, from the Panama Canal to the Mayan cities of the Mexican Coast and the history of Old Havana.

Information and Resources on the Port Au Prince, Haiti Earthquake
Information and Resources on the Port Au Prince, Haiti Earthquake

The Tourism Impact of the January 2010 Earthquake in Port-au-…
Information on The Tourism Impact of the January 2010 Earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

U.S. State Department Travel Warning on Haiti Earthquake
U.S. State Department Travel Warning on Haiti Earthquake

Map of the Caribbean Islands of Haiti
Map of the Caribbean Islands of Haiti

Geography of Port au Prince - Learn Ten Important Facts About Haiti's
Port au Prince (map) is the capital and largest city based on population in Haiti, a relatively small country that shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic. It is located on the Gulf of Gonâve on the Caribbean Sea and covers an area of nearly 15 square miles (38 sq km).

Earthquake in Haiti - Information for Travelers on 2010 Earthquake
This excellent resource guide and information roundup on the Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti was written by About.com Student Travel Guide Kathleen Crislip.

Haiti: The US Occupation, 1915-1934
Responding to near-anarchy in the Republic of Haiti, the United States occupied the nation from 1915 to 1934. During this time, they installed puppet governments, ran the economy, military and police and for all intents and purposes were in absolute control of the country.

Haiti Tourism
The Republic of Haiti's tourism department has a new website. Not much information yet, other than links to travel guides, but at least they're thinking positively!

Haiti Travels
This site is probably the single best source of information about Haiti tourism on the Internet.

Haiti Consular Information Sheet
The U.S. State Department's fact sheet on Haiti, including information on entry requirements, crime, medical facilities, and much more.

Port Morgan Hotel, Haiti
Located on tiny Iles a Vache near the town of Cayes, Haiti, this small, isolated resort offers lodging in Gingerbread-style rooms and Creole cuisine in its restaurant. A marina welcomes yachties.

Embassy of Haiti
The Haitian embassy in Washington, D.C., includes some rare tourist information on its website.

CIA World Factbook on Haiti
Includes information on Haiti's geography, government, economy, transportation, military, and people.

Hotel Oloffson, Port au Prince, Haiti
Beautiful colonial hotel in downtown Port au Prince was once the haunt of author Graham Greene, Mick Jagger, and other luminaries.

Hotel Villa Creole, Port au Prince, Haiti
Small luxury hotel located in the PetionVille district of Port au Prince, Haiti.

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