Zika Virus Is Officially Putting a Damper on Destination Weddings

First the Olympics, and now destination weddings are feeling the wrath of the Zika Virus.  Have you been invited to a destination wedding in the Caribbean?  Are you going?

Zika Virus affecting destination wedding industry

Many (myself included) are unwilling to take the risk – no matter how gorgeous that beach is.  So much is still unknown about the virus, and the CDC (Center for Disease Control) has added many of the popular wedding destination locales to the watch list.  Besides the pregnancy risks, researchers still aren’t even sure how long the virus will stay in the body.  In the NY Times article below, the author has investigated just how the Zika Virus is affecting the destination wedding industry.  It is good to know that the travel industry is understandably allowing travelers to cancel their trips. Read on to see the author’s findings…

 

 

Hotel staff provides bug spray to guests

Couples having destination weddings are running up against an unseen obstacle: fear sparked by the presence of Zika carrying mosquitoes.

Source: Fear of Zika Virus Is Putting a Damper on Destination Weddings

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