One of the many homes on the Abaco Islands

DESTROYED: One of the many homes on the Abaco Islands that was destroyed by Hurricane Dorian.

FROM Aruba to Jamaica and the Bahamas to Bermuda, hotels and resorts have joined with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) to launch an online auction to help support the long-term recovery of the north-western islands of the Bahamas.

Lovers of the Caribbean as well as those who are looking to fall in love with the Caribbean for the first time will have many destinations and hotels to choose from as they shop and bid on vacation options, while helping those in need, according to CHTA’s president, Barbados-based hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass.

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She thanked hotels and resorts throughout the Caribbean basin, and a resort as far afield as Austria for donating room stays which the travelling public can bid on through the Charitybuzz online fundraising portal.

The public is urged to shop, bid and show their support by visiting www.charitybuzz.com/CaribbeanHotelsForBahamas.

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