Caribbean Travel News – July 9, 2021
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri July 9, 2021: Here are the top 60-second Caribbean travel news articles for the week ending July 9, 2021:
Canada again updated its travel advisory this week to warn against non-essential travel to Caribbean countries, particularly Cuba.
The low COVID-19 Caribbean countries according to the CDC are: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saba, Saint BarthÃ©lemy, Saint-Eustache and the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Trinidad and Tobago will reopen its border to outside travelers on July 17. Fully vaccinated and unvaccinated passengers will need to undergo a negative PCR test performed 72 hours before arrival to enter, but only vaccinated travelers will not need to self-quarantine once a vaccination card is presented.
Dominica this week approved a measure allowing fully vaccinated travelers who arrive on the island with a negative PCR test result from a swab taken 24 to 72 hours before their arrival, not to self-quarantine .
Virgin Atlantic has stepped up its return to the Caribbean and brought forward relaunching routes after reporting increased demand following the addition of Antigua, Barbados and Grenada to the government’s green list. Starting July 15, flights to Antigua will drop to three times a week, while daily service from Barbados will be available from July 25. Bi-weekly flights will resume to Granada from July 16.
Travelers to the Caribbean on American Airlines are reminded to comply with mask policies after a flight from Charlotte was delayed overnight to the Bahamas after a number of teenage students refused to wear masks.
And Viva Wyndham Resorts is slated to open a 750-room all-inclusive in Miches, Dominican Republic in 2023.