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Jamaica’s All-inclusive Couples Resorts Implements Employee Relief Plan

Jamaica’s All-inclusive Couples Resorts Implements Employee Relief Plan

Couples Resort providing employees with benefits and salary while closed due to COVID-19 MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Couples Resorts, a collection of four all-inclusive properties in Jamaica that has been in the hospitality industry for 76 years. While they’ve had to close due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the safety and financial security of their […]

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Jamaica Tourism Workers to Receive Free Online Training Programs

Jamaica Tourism Workers to Receive Free Online Training Programs

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett announced the launch of a free online training programme for tourism workers affected by the negative impact of COVID-19.  “Faced with the dramatic consequences of COVID-19, the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) which is in the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), is acting to face this emergency, […]

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Grenada Adds Further Measures to Stem the Spread of COVID-19

Grenada Adds Further Measures to Stem the Spread of COVID-19

GRENADA – With effect from Tuesday March 30, 2020, the state of Grenada is in a 24 hour curfew to mitigate the community spread of COVID-19. As of Sunday March 29, Grenada has 9 confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus, all being imported or import related cases. The Government of Grenada has taken these proactive […]

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Planning a Trip to the USA? Here’s What Your Itinerary Should Include

Planning a Trip to the USA? Here’s What Your Itinerary Should Include

Think of a nation in the world where you can experience diversity at every step made forward, and you will have the USA on the top of the list. From the national parks spreading greenery over the chest of this country to man-made wonders and bustling cities, the United States of America has it all. […]

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Jamaica Tourist Board Turns 65 Years Old Today

Jamaica Tourist Board Turns 65 Years Old Today

  KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is 65 years old! April 1 2020 cements 65 years since the JTB has served as Jamaica’s national tourism agency. As the national agency tasked with the responsibility to market Destination Jamaica, the JTB engages in intensive promotions to attract travellers to the island. Six-and- a-half decades […]

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Airline Disruptions Expected, Cautions U.S. Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner

Airline Disruptions Expected, Cautions U.S. Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is advising the traveling public that while the Territory’s airports are open during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, passengers traveling to and from the destination may experience disruptions in airline services. Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte affirmed that authority to close the Territory’s ports […]

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St Kitts’ oldest four-star boutique hotel, Ocean Terrace Inn closes permanently

St Kitts’ oldest four-star boutique hotel, Ocean Terrace Inn closes permanently

Basseterre, St Kitts – St Kitts’ oldest boutique hotel, transformed into a four-star resort with a US$5 million loan from the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF), is closing its doors permanently sending some 50 persons on the breadline. A statement from TDC Chairman Earl Kelly Thursday said as a result of continuing losses at the […]

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Holiday Inn Resort® Montego Bay to Close Temporarily Due to COVID-19

Holiday Inn Resort® Montego Bay to Close Temporarily Due to COVID-19

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – The widespread impact of the global pandemic caused by COVID-19, has created an unprecedented situation in the travel and tourism industry. As countries that comprise primary source markets for the Caribbean have closed their borders to protect their citizens, flights into Jamaica have come to a halt. In light of this, and in concert with global efforts to control […]

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Saint Lucia Airports Closed to Incoming Passengers

Saint Lucia Airports Closed to Incoming Passengers

SAINT LUCIA – 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 23rd March 2020. All airports will be closed to all incoming passengers until Sunday April 5th 2020. Aircraft facilitating departing passengers repatriating from Saint Lucia will be permitted. Air Cargo operations […]

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American Airlines Suspends all Flights from NY, Dallas and Miami to St Kitts

American Airlines Suspends all Flights from NY, Dallas and Miami to St Kitts

American Airlines Flight Crew Quarantined for 14 days Basseterre, St Kitts – A sudden decision by the Government of St Kitts and Nevis to quarantine an American Airlines flight crew which arrived from Miami on Sunday afternoon, March 22, has resulted in the immediate suspension of all AA flights to St Kitts’ Robert L Bradshaw […]

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