Almost 2,000 jobs will be up for grabs for Barbadians very soon. The announcement was made this week by Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Senator the Hon. Lisa Cummins, during a recent press conference at Seatrade Cruise Global Conference in Miami, Florida.
Aer Lingus flights from Manchester to Barbados will return for take-off this coming winter, with the non-stop route recommencing from November 2nd.
Following its transatlantic crossing, Britannia will begin its series of 14-night Caribbean fly/cruise holidays from home port Barbados on November 5th.
The Balearic Islands, Malta, the Portuguese archipelago of Madeira and Barbados are among the places added to the green list for travellers from the UK.
After nearly two decades with the organisation, industry veteran Petra Roach is leaving to take up a new opportunity with the Grenada Tourist Board later this year.
Aer Lingus will commence four new routes from Manchester Airport flying to New York JFK and Orlando from July 29th, to Barbados from October 20th and to Boston from summer 2022.
With over 25,000 people – approximately 12.5 per cent of the adult population – receiving their first shot, Barbados leads the way as the most vaccinated country in the Caribbean.
Virgin Atlantic customers flying to Barbados or onwards to Antigua and Grenada on selected flights will receive a free, rapid, point of care, pre-departure lateral flow antigen test at Heathrow.
Barbados is now accepting applications for a 12-month welcome stamp visa. Those interested in living like a ‘Bajan’ for a year can apply for the opportunity to live and work remotely in paradise.
Amor Mottley, prime minister of Barbados, has declared the island destination free of Covid-19, with all curfews set to be lifted tomorrow. She added there are currently no active cases of the virus in the country.