Spring break is at hand, but it’s not just about the beach. Cities are just as popular for some travelers, and don’t forget about spring skiing. And evidence is mixed on whether Zika is affecting tourism in the Caribbean. Here are some details.
Just back from the Dominican Republic, Orly Benaroch Light says nobody seemed worried about Zika. “The resort that hosted our conference was jam-packed with families, couples, honeymooners, destination weddings and our conference,” said Light, president of MCE Conferences, which organizes continuing medical education conferences. “Everyone walked around wearing shorts, short-sleeve shirts, tank tops and sleeveless dresses,” though people did use mosquito repellent.