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Florida Keys reopens after Hurricane Irma
Date: October 04,2017
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Florida Keys reopens after Hurricane Irma


Florida Keys reopens after Hurricane Irma Florida Keys, known as the best destination for water tourism and fishing has announced on Monday October 2nd, 2017 that it has reopened to the visitors despite significant damages due to Hurricane Irma.

The island chain of Florida has officially reopened Sunday, October 1.

The local tourism officials has reopened so fast due to the prompt conclusion of significant infrastructure repairs, almost total restoration of utilities, and the necessity of resuming the tourism-driven economy that employs about 50 percent of the Florida Keys workforce.

The reopening of the Florida Keys make the anglers from all over the world ,which can take the benefit of the famous inshore and offshore fishing opportunities of the island.

Stacey Mitchell, Director of Marketing for the Florida Keys tourism council, said while welcoming the tourists back to the popular destination.

The tourism opportunities of Florida Keys will offer the travel and hospitality jobs and the hope that the residents are looking for so they can begin to rebuild their lives.

Hurricane Irma, a strong tropical storm hit largely the Caribbean Islands. It had severely impacted the islands in the Caribbean before it passed over the Florida Keys and travelled north along Florida’s western coast.

There are many fishing and angling organisations are raising money to assist with storm relief  to the local residents for Irma as well as Hurricane Harvey, which impacted largely the Texas’ Gulf Coast.

The tourists will find the Key West and Marathon airports open and the Port of Key West hosting cruise ships again.  The Florida Keys Overseas Highway has passed the inspection and is drivable throughout the 125-mile island chain.

 

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