Guam Ready for Visitors After Typhoon

TUMON, Guam -- Guam said it is now welcoming visitors following recovery efforts from last month's Typhoon Paka.

According to the Guam Visitors Bureau, Guam Airport is in full operation, airlines have returned to normal schedules, and almost all hotels are fully operational.

Electrical power and water service have been restored to Tumon Bay, the central tourist area, all roads are open, and 95% of tourist attractions are accessible, it said.

After the Dec. 16 storm hit the western Pacific U.S. territory, the visitors bureau recommended that travelers with flexible itineraries postpone visits. "Now that visitor services have returned to normal, Guam is ready to host visitors with traditional Chamorro hospitality," said James Nelson, GVB general manager.

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