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Tour operators claim Antigua safe for holidaymakers

Tour operators claim Antigua safe for holidaymakers: "High-street travel agents are reporting that “significant numbers” of their customers have been looking to change their destination to alternatives in the Caribbean such as Cuba or Barbados, following last weekend’s fatal shooting. Operators are informing their customers that “normal booking conditions apply,” which means that those wishing to alter their plans could end up paying extra.
“This is a tragic incident, but it is believed to be an isolated case which local police are treating as a robbery that went wrong,” a spokesperson for Kuoni Travel said. “Antigua is considered a safe, friendly and relaxed destination.”"

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