Travel & Leisure

COVID-19: Saint Lucia Updates Entry Requirements

The Government of Saint Lucia wishes to inform the travelling public that effective 5th March 2022, updated entry requirements are in place for travel to Saint Lucia and are as follows: 1....

Saint Lucia Gears Up To Welcome Increase In Visitor Arrivals From Trinidad

Press Release:- Tourism between Saint Lucia and Trinidad is back with the destination gearing up to receive even more visitors, with additional travel options. British Airways, tour operators and brand Saint Lucia are...

Saint Lucia Welcomes First Vessel In Inaugural ARC January

Press Release:- Just Fifteen days, fourteen hours and twenty seconds following the January 9th departure of the inaugural ‘ARC January’ fleet from Las Palmas, the 40-foot Croatian flagged vessel, ‘Mowgli’, was the first...

Saint Lucia Travel Portal Functioning After Weekend Glitch

Press Release:-  The Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Health & Wellness and the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) wish to inform the public that all travellers must apply to enter Saint Lucia...

WHO Recommends Countries Lift Or Ease COVID-19 Related Travel Bans

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended that nations lift or ease COVID-19-related travel restrictions because they could aggravate pandemic-related economic and social stress. Last week, the new recommendation came from the...

Caribbean The Largest Origin Source Of Black Immigrants In US, Research Shows

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – Research conducted by a Washington-based think tank has found that the Caribbean is the largest origin source of black immigrants in the United States. The Pew Research...

Saint Lucia Travel Authorisation Portal Experiencing Technical Difficulties

Press Release:-  The Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Health & Wellness and the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) wish to inform the travelling public that we are experiencing technical difficulties with...

Passengers Stuck At Sea After Norwegian Cancels Cruise Mid-Voyage

New York Post:- Travelers on a Norwegian Cruise Line ship in the Caribbean have become stuck at sea after the company called off the trip mid-voyage due to COVID-19 issues, according...

Saint Lucia To Welcome Inaugural ‘ARC January’ Fleet

Saint Lucia anticipates welcoming the inaugural ‘ARC January’ fleet with over 200 representatives from 30 countries.  With a focus to further develop the yachting niche and generate greater economic impact for...

Suriname Denies CAL Request To Resume Flights

PARAMARIBO, Suriname (CMC) –Suriname, still peeved at the treatment meted out to its nationals by the Trinidad-based Caribbean Airlines (CAL), is reported to have denied the airline’s request to resume flights...

US Expands Interview Waivers For Some Non-Immigrant Caribbean Visa Applicants

CMC News:-  The United States Department of State has announced that consular officers in the Caribbean and other places are now temporarily authorised, through December 31, 2022, to waive in-person interviews...

ARC 2021 Celebrated

Press Release:- Brand Saint Lucia celebrated the 32nd successful staging of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers in 2021 and brought the curtains down on the event with an award ceremony, depictive...

COVID: England Pre-Departure Travel Tests To Be Scrapped

BBC News:- The rules on testing are to be eased for people travelling to England, the government has announced, following calls from the travel industry. From 04:00 GMT on Friday, fully vaccinated...

Barbados To Accept One-Day Rapid PCR Test For Entry

BGIS:- Effective Friday, January 7, 2022, travellers will be permitted to enter Barbados with a valid negative Rapid PCR COVID-19 test result, 24 hours prior to arrival, or a negative Standard...

US Warns Of Travelling To The Caribbean Amid COVID-19 Surge

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – The United States has warned Americans who choose to travel to the Caribbean and other places that they should be aware that they may face unexpected...

COVID-19: CDC Warns Against Cruises, Regardless Of Vaccination Status

MIAMI, Florida (AP) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned people on Thursday not to go on cruises, regardless of their vaccination status, because of onboard outbreaks fuelled...

COVID-19: Travel Misery For Tens Of Thousands As Flights Are Cancelled

BBC News:-  Tens of thousands of airline passengers have been hit by the grounding of thousands of flights as a surge in Covid cases causes staff shortages. More than 7,500 flights have...

Thousands Of Flights Scrapped Globally As Omicron Mars Christmas Weekend

NEW YORK,  (Reuters) – Commercial airlines around the world canceled more than 4,000 flights over the Christmas weekend, as a mounting wave of COVID-19 infections driven by the Omicron variant created...

Notice To Clients Regarding COVID-19 Testing For Travel During The Holiday Season

Press Release:- Millennium Heights Medical Complex (MHMC) would like to advise on the Ezra Long Laboratory’s services during the holiday season, particularly for travellers who require pre-departure COVID-19 PCR testing to the...

InterCaribbean Airways Has Two New Itineraries To Barbados

BGIS:- Within a span of 24 hours, Barbados welcomed two inaugural interCaribbean Airways flights, on Friday, December 17 from Guyana, and on Saturday, December 18, from Antigua and Barbuda. Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.’s...

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