Surf Haiti to put Haitian beaches on the international radar for surfing and tourism
Here is a picture of som Haitian boys surfing of the coast of Jacmel. Surf Haiti working to Haitian beaches on the international surf radar as well as tourism.
The objective of Surf Haiti is to establish Jacmel as an ideal surf tourist destination in the surf radar of tourism. Surf industries not only generates billions of revenues, it provides lots of jobs and create passion for environmental protection. The beautiful warm beaches in Haiti are just a short flight from the USA. It is thus well positioned to capitalize the $7 billion per annum revenue of the American surf industry and can create a base for sustainable economic development. 'Surf Haiti' is a small organization that teaches locals and visitors how to ride, rents boards, and keeps the beach clean. The group, founded in 2010, has 23 members ranging in age from 11 to 21. They are training local kids to draw tourists to Haiti's pristine beaches. Although, recently the government has doubled the tourism budget to $4.7 million and has launched varieties of programs to attract visitors, the country still lacks infrastructure for mass tourism.« Previous · Next »