The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism reported
that business returned to normal in Nassau on Friday following
Tropical Storm Noel's departure from the islands.
which had closed briefly during the storm, reopened at 8 a.m. with
inbound and outbound traffic moving as anticipated. Regularly
scheduled flights arrived in time for the weekend; Continental,
JetBlue and US Airways added extra capacity to account for
said hotels remained open throughout the storm. The cruise port in
Nassau also remained open with the Carnival Sensation, the Disney
Wonder, the Disney Magic and the Seabourn Pride making their
regular calls in port.
The Grand Bahama
International Airport and cruise port remained open throughout the
storm and all regular air service operated on schedule. Meanwhile,
all airports throughout the Out Islands have reopened.
Good weather has
returned and most minor disruptions due to Noel have been resolved,
according to tourism officials.
Over the weekend,
Noel, briefly a Category 1 hurricane, became a Nor'Easter and
brought heavy surf to the Eastern seabord.
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