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Travel Bermuda Is Welcoming Visitors After Hurricane Humberto, Though Hurricane Jerry Could Cause Problems

21:30  21 september  2019
21:30  21 september  2019 Source:   travelandleisure.com

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Airports and hotels on the island of Bermuda are fully functional following the impact of Hurricane Humberto earlier this week, though Hurricane Jerry . " Bermuda is totally open for business and looking forward to welcoming all visitors as usual,” the tourism board said in an update on Thursday.

Tropical Storm Jerry strengthened to a hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday, just one day after Hurricane Humberto grazed Bermuda . While Humberto did not directly hit the British nation, the Category 3 storm brought powerful winds reaching speeds of more than 100 miles per hour and

Airports and hotels on the island of Bermuda are fully functional following the impact of Hurricane Humberto earlier this week, though Hurricane Jerry could be headed toward the island.

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The Category 3 storm passed about 75 miles north of the island on Wednesday, bringing heavy winds and rain, but not unleashing any major damage. "Bermuda is totally open for business and looking forward to welcoming all visitors as usual,” the tourism board said in an update on Thursday.

All hotels are reopened and L.F. Wade International Airport reopened at noon on Thursday. All ferry services and Bermuda Visitor Services Centers reopened on Friday.

"With the airport reopened, the cleanup well underway and the damage minimal, Bermuda is ready to welcome visitors and groups already booked to visit this weekend and beyond," Kevin Dallas, CEO of the Bermuda Tourism Authority, told Travel Weekly.

Travelers whose plans were affected earlier in the week can contact the Bermuda Hotel Association to make alternate plans without penalty.

As hurricane season is in full impact, many Caribbean islands who depend on tourism have been affected. On Thursday, tropical storm Jerry strengthened into a hurricane, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters have issued a tropical storm watch for several Caribbean islands including Barbuda, Anguilla, St. Maarten, St. Barthelemy and Saba and St. Eustatius.

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Hurricane Humberto was a Category 1 hurricane that formed and intensified faster than any other North Atlantic tropical cyclone on record, before landfall. Developing on September 12, 2007, in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, the tropical cyclone rapidly strengthened and struck High Island, Texas

Jerry could also threaten Bermuda next week which is cleaning up after being battered by Hurricane Humberto . Jerry is centered more than 100 miles east of Barbuda in the northern Leeward Islands and is tracking west-northwestward. Even though Jerry will track north of those islands, they could

Earlier this week, the Bahamas released an ad campaign telling travelers that certain islands are open and fully operational following the Category 5 Hurricane Dorian.

Hurricane season comes to an end Nov. 30.

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