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Cruise-line companies are building private Caribbean play zones – The Economist

Island shopping-  A trip to Haiti, with Vodou and no passport control

Island Shopping

| LABADIE – The Economist

CRUISE SHIP CONTROLLED ISLANDS

This is Labadee, a beach run by Royal Caribbean. Its name is a riff on Labadie, the name of the typically poor Haitian village next door. Though the resort is actually on the second-largest island in the Caribbean, the cruise giant markets it as a “private destination”. And in a sense they are not entirely wrong.            Continue reading