Travel & Leisure

Saint Lucia on UK “Travel Corridor” List For Quarantine Exemption

Press Release:- There’s good news for travellers from Saint Lucia to the United Kingdom as our island is among the “Travel Corridor” List released by the UK Government, meaning visitors from Saint Lucia do not have to self-isolate on arrival...

Saint Lucia Announces Updated Travel Protocols

Press Release:- Following a reassessment of travel protocols based on market conditions, The Government of Saint Lucia will introduce several new and updated protocols for arrivals from July 9, 2020. Travelers will be required to obtain a negative PCR (Polymerized...

US Excluded From ‘Safe List’ For Travel To The European Union

BBC News:- The EU has named 14 countries whose citizens are deemed "safe" to be let in from 1 July, despite the pandemic - but the US, Brazil and China are excluded. Those named include Australia, Canada, Japan, Morocco and South...

Trump Targets Foreign Workers With New Visa Freeze

US President Donald Trump has extended a pause on some green cards and suspended visas for other foreign workers until the end of 2020. High-skilled tech workers, non-agricultural seasonal helpers, au pairs and top executives will be affected. The White House...

Caribbean Tourism Struggles As Visitors Stay Home

BBC News:- Seagulls are the only ones using the pool at a resort fringing one of Antigua's most popular beaches. They have the place all to themselves, save for a solitary security guard surveying the empty terrace usually abuzz with...

Antigua Rethinks Recommendations For Arriving Tourists

Antigua Observer:- The recommendation to have stay-over visitors to Antigua and Barbuda quarantined for 14 days is being reconsidered, as policymakers scramble to put in place a health and safety strategy before borders reopen on June 1. Quarantining tourists was deemed...

US: Delta flight plunges 30,000 feet in minutes

(CNN) Don't read this if you're traveling any time soon. Passengers on a Delta flight this week were terrified when their plane plunged mid-air, dropping nearly 30,000 feet. The flight experienced a "cabin pressurization irregularity" during the journey, the airline said...

Canada Seeking To Reduce Impact Of Visa Requirements On Saint Lucians

Canada is seeking to find solutions to reduce the impact of visa requirements on Saint Lucians seeking to travel to that North American country, Canadian High Commissioner, Marie Legault says. “It’s a question of security and our policy from Canada,”...

American Airlines extends flight cancellations because of 737 Max grounding

(CNN) American Airlines is extending flight cancellations into mid-August because of the Boeing 737 Max grounding. American (AAL), the world's largest airline, decided to extend cancellations from early June through August 19, to help plan ahead for the busy summer...

LIAT Issues Statement On Cancellations

Press Release:- LIAT wishes to advise that due to unscheduled maintenance on two of our aircraft, several flights have been cancelled and/or retimed for Friday 29th March, 2019. These changes will affect the following flights: • LI 374 from Barbados...

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