Eye on Travel

Eye on Travel–Amanyara in Turks and Caicos–February 9, 2019

This week’s broadcast of Eye on Travel comes from Amanyara (which translates to “peaceful place”) in Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos, one of the world’s signature luxury island resorts, located in a 5,000-acre nature preserve. The Wall Street Journal’s Scott McCartney joins Peter to discuss how the TSA plays with numbers and the truth about the real wait times at security check points. David Bowen, Turks and Caicos Director of Culture, on the history of the Turks and Caicos as a British territory. Turks and Caicos news anchor Nadidja Parker on her secrets of the 40 islands. Amy Avenant, from the Department of Environment & Coastal Resources, expands on the untouched nature and protected areas of Turks and Caicos and the challenges that come with preserving, regulating and educating people about the region. And, switching gears, USA Today columnist George Hobica, reports on the changes in some city’s rules about who can and who can’t operate an Airbnb, including some safety and environmental concerns,  There’s all this and more as Eye on Travel broadcasts from Amanyara in Turks and Caicos.

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