BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, July 23, 2021 - The 18-member Tourism Reboot Panel, chaired by Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, has submitted a preliminary report.
CARICOM July 7, 2021 - LEADERS within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are expected to meet next week and consider short-term proposals for the reduction of intra-regional travel taxes which would result in cheaper airline tickets and the restart of tourism in a travel bubble, according to Chairman of CARICOM, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne.
ST. JOHNS, Antigua, August 28, 2021 - Prime Minister Gaston Browne says ffective today Antigua and Barbuda will slash its airport taxes on airline tickets in half for travel within CARICOM.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 25, 2021 - Several Caribbean countries have been added to the United Kingdom’s ‘green list’ where travellers on this list of countries will no longer have to COVID- 19 quarantine upon entry to that country.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, June 25, 2021 - Opposition spokesperson on tourism, Senator Janice Allen wants the government to review the method of awarding work permits, particularly in the tourism sector where there has been an influx of foreign workers doing jobs which can be done by Jamaicans.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 9, 2021 - Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, says visitor arrivals for June are estimated at 150,000 as the sector continues to rebound.
ST. JOHNS, Antigua and Barbuda, June 7, 2021 - The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, has repeated his call for regional governments to examine the possibility of reducing the tax on airline travel within the region so as to make regional travel more affordable.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 6, 2021 - BGIS - Barbados is preparing to welcome back cruise ships to its shores from Monday, and all persons on the cruise ship will be 100 per cent vaccinated. Cruises will have rigorous protocols in place for disembarking passengers and bubbled tours will be implemented to secure the safety of all.
KINGSTON, June 1, 2021 - Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has warned that breaches of the established protocols put in place to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, will not be tolerated in the tourism sector.