Message from the Caribbean: Georges Recovery is Quick

Suppliers from the Caribbean have been spreading the word that while September's Hurricane Georges did some damage, things are back to normal.

In Puerto Rico, for example, most hotels suffered only cosmetic damage, says Rick Newman, president, Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association. "Some of the hotels are using the down time to do renovations. So we'll bounce back with a more modern product," he adds.

Travel expert Arthur Frommer went to Puerto Rico and saw for himself t

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