CaribWorldNews, HAMILTON, Bermuda, Tues. Sept. 21, 2010: With Hurricane Igor now only a memory, Bermuda`s L.F. Wade International Airport is set to re-open today.
Bermuda tourism officials on Monday said the storm that passed over the island Sunday brought heavy rain and high winds but the overall damage to the island`s tourism product is considered to be minimal.
The airport, which was closed on Sunday for precautionary reasons, will re-open for business at 7 a.m. today, Tuesday, September 21st.
Officials said the vast majority of hotels and resorts were reporting the impact limited mostly to landscaping, which is already in the process of being cleaned.
According to Bermuda`s Director of Tourism William `Billy` Griffith, the destination will be ready, willing and able to accommodate arriving visitors.
`We have come through Hurricane Igor remarkably and it will soon be business as usual here in Bermuda,` said Griffith. `In addition to welcoming our loyal guests, we`re looking forward to executing our upcoming calendar of events for the coming weeks, including the Bermuda Music Festival and PGA Grand Slam of Golf.`