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The department of foreign affairs travel advisory for the Bahamas, urging tourists to ‘exercise increased caution.’
The Bahamian minister of tourism, revealed that the officials who have got been “in discussions” with the ministry of Marine Resources, and Transportation, in order to be better, to “mitigate” the risk of shark attacks around the island nation.
In the past few weeks, three of the devastating attacks of sharks are in the vicinity of the Bahamas and killed one victim and injured two others.
On the 27th of June, an American woman on vacation in the Bahamas, her family was murdered, after she is viciously attacked by three sharks while scuba diving. Several weeks later, two American men were attacked by sharks in the ocean in the vicinity of the Colorado, in two separate incidents, local media reported.
Now, the Minister of state for Tourism, dionisio D’Aguilar said that the tour operators will have to continue carefully to assess how they run their businesses from a travel security perspective, “and ” transforming” for the better.
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“I think that companies have never thought of it, because in this way we have a couple of shark attacks in the last one hundred years… that’s a lot of companies don’t even take that into consideration in terms of the development of safety protocols, but now they will,” D ” Aguilar told the Guardian. “So, I think that the industry itself has to change, on the basis of what has gone before.”
“There have been lots of shark attacks all up and down the east coast of the United States of america. However, I am very sorry for the family whose daughter was tragically killed by a shark,” D ” Aguilar continued. “It’s very, very hard, and everyone in the press wants to know how this is going to affect tourism, how will it affect people coming to the country. And it is very difficult for one to discuss all that with the fact that this family has a loss.”
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“And how do we respond and how we react to it, and what we are trying to reduce, it is likely to be more important, and, you know, we are in discussions with the Department of Marine Resources, in consultation with the Ministry of transport, public works and water management is responsible for the licensing of boats,” he went on.
As pointed out by TravelPulse, on the Final pages, there is a slight tourism through the 2019 season, with international arrivals from March to May, an average of nine per cent more than in the previous year.
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