Turks and Caicos Islands

House of Lords written question – answered on 23rd March 2011.

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Photo of Lord Ashcroft Lord Ashcroft Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government what impact civil unrest in Turks and Caicos Islands is having on local tourism.

Photo of Lord Howell of Guildford Lord Howell of Guildford Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (International Energy Policy)

The Turks and Caicos Hotel and Tourism Association said in a statement on 10 March 2011 that the demonstrations had in no way disturbed the main tourism areas on the island of Providenciales.

The airport remained open and operated normally, and we understand that no flights were cancelled as a direct result of the actions by the demonstrators.

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