Travel Watch | September 2005
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Travel Watch | September 2005

Flying down to Havana and Montserrat

summer, Virgin Atlantic became the first and only British airline to offer nonstop
flights from London to Havana. Over the past eight years, there has been a nearly
20 percent annual increase in the number of British citizens traveling to Cuba.

from the ashes A decade after the Soufrière Hills volcano erupted and ravaged the tiny
Caribbean island of Montserrat, travelers are returning. In July, Gerald's Airport
opened after an $18.5 million renovation, welcoming four daily flights from
Antigua and two from St. Maarten. (Until now, ferries and helicopters were the
only way to reach the island.)

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