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American Airlines’ Next Big Caribbean Expansion

 The world’s largest airline is planing another big expansion to the Caribbean, and it’s not from one of its traditional hubs like Dallas-Fort Worth or Miami.  American Airlines has big international ambitions in Austin, Texas, with plans to launch new …

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Turks and Caicos Reaches Major Vaccination Milestone

 It’s now one of the most vaccinated countries in the world: the Turks and Caicos Islands.  Turks and Caicos has received an Alert Level 1 rating from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the wake of the …

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Tourism Minister Anthony Mahler on What’s Fueling Belize’s Hotel Boom

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 Dominica has updated its restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The country has revealed its new protocols for the fully vaccinated, highlighted by the removal of an on-arrival test.  “The government of Dominica have relaxed restrictions for …

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 Belize has made the decision to stop requiring travelers to download and complete its Belize Travel Health App prior to arrival in Belize, the government said.  Belize is still requiring travelers to provide either proof of full vaccination; or a …

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 Jamaica has officially ended its ban on travel from the United Kingdom. The island had banned flights from the United Kingdom at the end of 2020 amid concerns over a new strain of COVID-19. “This will enable the critical gateways …

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 Another Caribbean destination has begun easing its travel requirements for vaccinated visitors.  Effective May 1, fully vaccinated air travelers to St Kitts and Nevis will have their “vacation in place” period reduced from 14 days to nine days.  Fully vaccinated …

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 Another Caribbean destination has announced eased restrictions for vaccinated travelers: the British Virgin Islands.  Beginning May 15, the British Virgin Islands will be reducing its quarantine period for fully vaccinated travelers.  Fully vaccinated travelers will have to take a test …

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 In another boost for Caribbean travel, Grenada is launching a new set of entry requirements on May 1 that will apply to vaccinated travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned. Beginning May 1, travelers who are fully vaccinated will only be required …

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 For almost half a century, it’s been one of the Caribbean’s greatest travel experiences: The People to People program in The Bahamas.  Whether it was shopping at the outdoor market, attending a local school or joining Bahamians in their homes …

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 The Martinique Tourism Authority is planning a virtual travel show next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Martinique Travel Show, which will be held May 18 to 20, will be the first ever virtual international trade show in Martinique for …

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 One of the Caribbean’s top travel industry conferences is set for May.  The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference will be held virtually from May 11-14.  “Regional stakeholders should avail themselves of this special opportunity to improve …

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 Grenada has been open for tourism since last summer, and now the island’s making a new push to draw travelers — with a focus on authenticity.  It’s called Grenada Rocks, and the new campaign looks to highlight the island’s rich …

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 As the Caribbean tourism and hospitality industry continues to respond to challenges arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has launched a new program the region adapt.  It’s called Forward Together, and it’s an initiative …

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 The Caribbean Tourism Organization is projecting a 20 percent increase in tourism arrivals in 2021, the Barbados-based agency said this week.  That comes after the Caribbean saw a 65 percent reduction in arrivals in 2020 due to the pandemic.  That …

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 Belize has become the first Caribbean destination to allow vaccinated travelers to enter without having to present a negative test, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Instead, vaccinated travelers need to president a Vaccination Record Card dated no less than two weeks …

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 Turks and Caicos and the United States Virgin Islands are seeing a surge in travel demand, according to a new report from insurance aggregator Squaremouth.  According to the company’s latest research, Turks and Caicos has seen more year over year …

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 Jamaica has updated its travel protocols, narrowing the testing window for incoming travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned. Travelers to Jamaica now need to present a negative PCR or antigen test result within three days before arriving in Jamaica. That’s a …