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Christchurch, NZ Welcomes Back First Hotel Since Earthquake

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  Site Where: 107 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8011
September 7, 2012 at 9:22 AM | by | ()

Natural disasters, like earthquakes, can paralyze travel plans, sometimes months and even years later. The February 2011 earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, which pretty much closed down the city to tourism, was no different. But we've got good news--things are bouncing back, including the September 4th re-opening of the Ibis Christchurch Hotel, which has been closed for two years.

The South Island city of Christchurch experienced a 6.3 magnitude quake that caused 185 deaths. Slowly, but surely, the city has been rebuilt and people are moving back to the region.

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