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Dominican Republic Keeps Eclipsing Pre-Pandemic Tourism Levels 

 The Dominican Republic is back — and then some.  The Caribbean’s most popular tourism destination had another record-breaking month in February, a sign of the country’s full-fledged travel rebirth.  In February, the Dominican Republic reported more than 566,000 passengers, representing the …

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Saint Lucia Just Updated Its Travel Protocols 

 Saint Lucia has updated its travel protocols, creating what the island is calling “Seamless Saint Lucia,” Caribbean Journal has learned. The changes, which will take effect March 5, mandate that fully vaccinated travelers and in-transit passengers aged 5 and up …

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Dominica Has New Entry Protocols for Travelers 

 The Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica has announced a series of major changes to its entry protocols, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The biggest change is that all travelers are now permitted to show proof of a negative antigen test within …

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 The island of Barbados has announced another update to its travel protocols, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The latest update means travelers have more options — including the acceptance of rapid antigen tests for entry.  Visitors can use either a negative rapid …

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 Grenada has updated its protocols to accept rapid antigen tests within 24 hours of arrival in Grenada, the Grenada Tourism Authority announced.  That’s an alternative to the existing three-day PCR testing window.  Grenada only accepts fully vaccinated visitors to the …

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 You’re on a Caribbean trip, you’re fully vaccinated or boosted, and yet, much of the last day of your vacation is spent trying to take a Covid test just to be able to return home. Right now, the US CDC …

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 St Barth has relaxed its testing requirements for travelers, making them slightly easier to comply with.  Effective this week, St Barth will now accept either PCR or antigen tests taken within 48 hours before the departure flight to St Barth.  …

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 The Baha Mar megaresort in The Bahamas says it will continue its “Travel With Confidence” program, which is highlighted by up to 14-days of courtesy accommodations for travelers who happen to test positive for Covid during their stay.  The plan …

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 Sunwing Travel Group’s Blue Diamond brand is reopening four more resorts in Cuba this month, Caribbean Journal has learned. That includes the Starfish Cayo Guillermo on Cayo Coco; the Starfish Cayo Santa Maria on Cayo Santa Maria; the Memories Paraiso, …

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 The Bahamas has been one of the best performing destinations in the Caribbean this year.  That’s in large part thanks to the continued success of the country’s heath and travel protocols, which got a nod of approval from the US …

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 The British Virgin Islands has announced an update to its travel rules, removing the on-arrival test requirement for fully vaccinated travelers.  Up until now, travelers had to take both a test before arriving in the BVI and one upon arrival …

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 American Airlines has restarted daily flights to St Kitts, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The carrier is now operating daily nonstop flights between Miami and St Kitts.  That’s along with the soon-to-debut addition of a second daily flight on Dec. 18, …

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 Anguilla is updating its travel requirements for visitors ahead of the winter tourist season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The island has announced a slate of pre-arrival requirements that will take effect on Nov. 1, 2021.  They include the requirement that …

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 American travelers are helping to fuel the tourism rebound in Jamaica, officials said this week.  That increased demand is leading to an expansion in airlift to the Caribbean island.  That includes American Airlines, which will be up-gauging its aircraft on …

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 Antigua and Barbuda’s new travel rules have officially taken effect, so here’s what travelers need to know.  As of Oct. 1, all arriving passengers to Antigua and Barbuda will need a negative PCR test taken and received within four days …

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 Antigua and Barbuda is updating its travel protocols beginning Oct. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Most notably, all arriving passengers are required to have received at least one dose of a World Health Organization-approved vaccine in order to enter the …

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 It’s the largest community of experts on Caribbean travel anywhere: Caribbean Journal readers.  And now the Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards are back, featuring the best of the Caribbean travel industry as voted by CJ readers.  Caribbean Journal’s editorial team …

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 Aruba has slightly relaxed its local health measures, according to the island’s tourism authority.  Most notably, the island has officially ended the curfew it implemented in August.  All establishments can now stay open until midnight, while casinos can remain open …

 

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