“When we are united, we, as the Caribbean, are unstoppable.” Those were the sentiments of Kenneth Bryan, the Cayman Islands’ Minister of Tourism and newly-elected chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) as he played host to both the CTO’s Business Meetings and Caribbean Youth Tourism Conference and IATA’s fourth annual Caribbean Aviation Day in George Town in Grand Cayman from Sept. 9-15.
Barbados has become one of the latest destinations around the world to completely drop its Covid-19 related entry requirements and return at last to normal tourism after a few years of tiresome travel restrictions.
Barbados has dropped all its Covid entry restrictions for international visitors. As of September 22, Barbados has removed all its Covid-related travel protocols, bringing it in line with most other Caribbean islands.
The Caribbean has seen its “largest ever” number of future bookings as visitor numbers surpass 2019 levels.
Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Tourism, Henry Charles Fernandez, has a simple message for the Caribbean government. He wants regional leaders to be as committed to regional interconnectivity as they are willing to pay international airlines to fly to their countries, often times “half empty.”
The 29th Annual World Travel Awards™ Caribbean & The Americas Gala made a dazzling return to an in person format on August 31st at Sandals Montego Bay, acknowledging, rewarding and celebrating excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries.
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.