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Bahamas Updates Testing Requirements for Visitors

 The Bahamas has updated its COVID-19 testing protocols for visitors to the destination.  Travelers must now present a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken within 10 days of arrival.  The proof of negative result is part of the required Bahamas Health …

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Antigua Updates Travel Protocols for Visitors

 Antigua and Barbuda has released an updated set of health and safety protocols for visitors.  Most notably, all passengers arriving by air must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result, taken within seven days of their flight.  Travelers arriving by …

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How to Visit Saint Lucia — And Where You Can Stay

 Saint Lucia, which first reopened its borders to tourism on June 4, is updating its travel protocols for visiting the island.  The biggest change, which will go into effect on July 9, will require travelers to obtain a negative PCR …

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 Belize will open its international airport on August 15, 2020, as part of the country’s five-phase re-opening strategy for tourism. The opening of Belize City’s Philip Goldman International Airport will kick off Belize’s third phase of re-opening, allowing for further …

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 The Bahamas has launched a new mobile app for visitors to the destination.  The launch, which coincides with the destination’s reopening for tourism on July 1, includes downloadable island guides, flight charter request processing and even recommendations based on the …

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 Mexico’s hip destination of Puerto Vallarta has officially reopened for tourism.  This week, Puerto Vallarta welcomed its first visitors since the beginning of the pandemic.  More than 45 hotels in the area have reopened to visitors, all with occupancy capped …

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 The Bahamas is officially open for tourism.  The 700-island destination reopened its borders for international tourism on July 1, part of a phased reopening that began with a reopening for boaters and private aviation on June 15.  Most crucially, incoming …

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 Aruba has reopened its borders for tourists from Canada, Europe and the rest of the Caribbean (with the exception of the Dominican Republic and Haiti). The Dutch Caribbean island had already reopened to travel from nearby Bonaire and Curacao.  On …

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 Barbados is the latest Caribbean destination planning to reopen its borders for tourism.  The Caribbean island will officially begin receiving visitors on July 12, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley announced.  The move comes after Barbados has reported 35 days …

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 JetBlue Airways is making its return to the Turks and Caicos Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The carrier will be relaunching its flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Providenciales on July …

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 Rock legend Lenny Kravitz has donated $100,000 worth of food vouchers to Bahamians in need as part of his Let Love Rule Foundation.  It’s the latest way Kravitz, who has Bahamian heritage, has deepened his ties with the country.  The …

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 On June 15, The Bahamas officially reopened its borders to boaters and private aviation — but on July 1, the destination will officially welcome back tourists from around the world.  That means all of The Bahamas, from Grand Bahama to …

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 Bermuda will resume international commercial air service for visitors starting July 1. This move will be part of the island’s fourth phase of economic reopening amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. “There are many in our community and around the world eagerly …

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 The Baha Mar megaresort in The Bahamas is planning to reopen in October, the property’s president announced this week.  The current plan for the Baha Mar, which set on the famous Cable Beach on the island of New Providence in …

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 The 66th annual St. John Celebration is going virtual, with plans for a “pop-up” virtual festival, running from June 27 to July 4. U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte said that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions …