U.S. Virgin Islands enacts tourism restrictions to address COVID-19 pandemic

Beginning Wednesday, March 25, 2020, the U.S. Virgin Islands will close its doors to all visitors for 30 days, joining other destinations in global...

Saint Lucia closes borders to all incoming travellers

The Government of Saint Lucia announces the closure of Saint Lucia’s airports to all incoming commercial and private flights effective 11:59 pm on Monday,...

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation statement on passing of Sol Kerzner

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is deeply saddened by the passing of Sol Kerzner. He brought an original perspective to developing his hospitality...

New Director of Tourism appointed for Turks & Caicos Islands

The Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board has announced the appointment of Pamela Ewing as Director of Tourism. Minister of Tourism Ralph Higgs congratulated Ewing...

Caribbean tourism will emerge stronger after coronavirus scourge, tourism leaders say

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) urged its stakeholders to take advantage of coronavirus (COVID-19) resources it has set up to contain the...

Mass cancellation of Barbados flights amid COVID-19 outbreak

Despite the government's reluctance to close its borders amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a slew of international carriers are cancelling flights to Barbados and slashing...

Bay Gardens Resorts cushions staff from COVID-19-induced hotel closures

Facing the prospect of zero occupancy due to global travel restrictions, the Bay Gardens hotel group is resisting immediate closure of its properties and...

COVID-19 already having devastating effects on Ontario’s tourism industry

A comprehensive survey commissioned by The Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) has detailed the already devastating effects that COVID-19 is having on the...

How to retire in the Caribbean: Costs, Visas and More

By Ashley Chorpenning The Caribbean offers a sunny oasis for retirees. With the laid-back lifestyle, affordable healthcare, and tax incentives, retirees are drawn to the...

U.S. Virgin Islands remains open for travelers

The U.S. Virgin Islands remains open for travelers. The Department of Tourism is exercising local policy, protocol, preventative and mitigation measures to contain the spread of...