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st kitts visitors deeper

How St Kitts Is Urging Visitors to “Venture Deeper”  

 It starts with the bold green of Mount Liamuiga, the vibrant rainforests, those golden beaches.  And it’s a call for travelers looking for, well, something a little deeper.  St Kitts has officially revealed its tourism rebrand, with a new focus, …

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The Dominican Republic Just Set an All-Time Tourism Record 

 Tourism in the Dominican Republic is growing at a dazzling pace in 2022, and the country just set another record.  The month of July saw the most visitors to the Dominican Republic in a single month in the country’s history, …

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Travelers No Longer Need a Test or Vaccination to Visit Guadeloupe 

 Travelers no longer need to show proof of a negative test or proof of vaccination in order to visit the French Caribbean archipelago of Guadeloupe.  Following the French government’s recent changes to its health protocols, visitors to Guadeloupe are now …

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st maarten testing vaccinated

 St Maarten is making it easier for vaccinated travelers to visit the island.  Beginning Aug. 1, the destination’s Electronic Health Authorization Service, an online registration portal, will give immediate pre-approval for vaccinated travelers once they completely fill out their forms.  …

jamaica visitors 2022

 Jamaica has already reached 1 million stopover visitors in 2022, officials revealed this week.  The number instantly puts the island among the most-visited destinations in the Caribbean so far this year. Traveler Brian Simmons was the 1 millionth visitor, arriving …

bermuda tourism ceo beach rocks

 Bermuda is seeing strong tourism numbers after two years of low demand that crippled the destination’s tourism industry.  Buoyed by the upcoming SailGP events in May, the island is projecting stellar occupancy and a surge in visitors in the coming …

Belize

 It’s easier than ever to visit Belize.  The Caribbean destination has officially waived testing requirements for fully vaccinated travelers.  For those who cannot show proof of vaccination or are unvaccinated, Belize still requires proof of a negative PCR test taken …

dominican republic tourists

 The Dominican Republic is aiming to welcome more than 7 million tourists in 2022, according to the country’s Tourism Minister, David Collado. That would be an all-time record for the country, and easily the largest total in the wider Caribbean …

dominican republic tourism december

 Even amid the pandemic, the Dominican Republic’s tourism industry just posted its best-ever December.  The news was revealed by Dominican Republic Tourism Minister David Collado in an end-of-year briefing.  A total of 728,335 visitors came to the Dominican Republic last …

anguilla day trippers

 Anguilla has announced new protocols as the island reopens its borders to day-trippers and passengers on one-day cruise excursions to the island.   The new protocols do not require these visitors to make an application for entry permission into Anguilla on …

caribbean tourism rebound winter

 The Caribbean tourism industry is primed to “flourish” with a “strong winter rebound,” according to Nicola Madden-Greig, the new president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.  The pronouncement comes as the Caribbean continues to recover faster than any other …

caribbean hotels 2022

 St Maarten’s newest travel rules have officially taken effect — meaning fully vaccinated travelers from the United States don’t need a test to enter the island.  The island is now waiving its pre-testing requirements for fully vaccinated visitors, making St …

caribbean hotels relaxing

 Antigua and Barbuda has expanded its tourism opening with local vaccination rates continuing to rise.  The twin-island country has eased on-island restrictions, meaning “visitors can look forward to enjoying some newly re-opened tourism experiences,” according to a statement from the …

caribbean island montserrat

 The tiny Caribbean island of Montserrat is now open to fully vaccinated visitors, albeit with a strict five-day quarantine requirement.  The island set southwest of Antigua officially reopened its borders at the beginning of this month.  So what do travelers …

dominican republic tourism record

 The Dominican Republic just set an all-time tourism record, Caribbean Journal has learned. Last month was the best September for tourist arrivals in the history fo the country — with more visitors than in high-powered years like 2018 and 2019.  …

saint lucia american visitors

 Saint Lucia just set a new record for American visitors in July, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Eastern Caribbean island welcomed 22,028 arrivals in July, an all-time record for visitor arrivals from the United States in July.  That represented a …

costa rica travel requirements

 Costa Rica is updating its travel requirements beginning Aug. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On that date, vaccinated travelers will be able to enter Costa Rica without purchasing travel insurance.  That will also apply to minors under the age of …

dominican republic tourism record

 June was the Dominican Republic’s best tourism showing since the onset of the pandemic, officials said this week.  A total of 468,367 travelers visited the Dominican Republic in June, a 20 percent jump from the 390,554 visitors that came to …