In the Press / State of Emergency

Restaurants & State of Emergency: In the News

Read about how restaurants and other businesses are being impacted by and responding to the State of Emergency and curfew:

  • BACKLASH (Trinidad Express) – “Business is down in Trinidad and Tobago “across the board” by at least 30 per cent, and some in the restaurant and hospitality sector have suffered a 75 per cent reduction in income since the declaration of the State of Emergency.”
  • Avenue businesses: Small price to pay (Guardian) – “Meanwhile, the night life on the well-patronised Avenue – Ariapita Avenue – has come to a halt. In some cases, people are still trying to get what little time afforded to them. An owner of three restaurants/bars on the Avenue, who wished not be named, said he has only one establishment open at present.”
  • Surviving the curfew blues (Newsday) – “Restaurants, fast-food chains and entertainment venues were among the hardest-hit by the curfew, as they tend to make a lot of sales in the evening hours. “

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