Barbados continued response to COVID-19, Ireland and UK move category

Barbados, the Jewel of the Caribbean, announced the implementation of new travel protocols for Ireland and the UK, effective 1st October 2020, which will remain in place over the next two weeks. The spikes in COVID 19 cases have shifted Ireland and the UK into the ‘high risk’ category level relative to entry into Barbados.  …

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Barbados – The Shipwreck Capital of the Caribbean

Press release date: 24th August 2020 If exploring glorious underwater landscapes and interacting with a diverse range of sea life tickles your fancy, then a holiday to Barbados is exactly what you need! While Barbados is famed for its white sand beaches, glistening warm waters and of course, it’s delicious rum, this beautiful island is…

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Explore the Golden Shores of St. Lucia with American Holidays

Located in the Eastern Caribbean, St Lucia is a tropical haven for intrepid adventurers. The island’s landscape is framed by the iconic Pitons – jagged emerald green volcanic peaks that soar majestically over the St Lucia’s soft white sandy beaches, lush rainforests, astonishing volcanoes and secluded sandy coves. If adventures in the sun is your…

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Canary Islands and UNWTO agree first safe flight using Digital Health Passport

The Canary Islands (Spain) and the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) have agreed a pilot flight in July for the world’s first ‘safe’ flight using the Digital Health Passport, developed by Canarian company Hi + Card. Canary Island’s regional Tourism Minister Yaiza Castilla and Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, confirmed Friday…

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Visit Barbados appoint TravelMedia.ie and TTR

TravelMedia.ie and TTR are delighted to announce that they have been appointed to represent Visit Barbados in the Irish market. TravelMedia.ie will look after PR and media relations, while TTR will look after trade representation and agent relations for Visit Barbados. Marc McCollin, Senior Business Development Officer, Visit Barbados / Michael Collins, MD and Founder…

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Tropical Medical Bureau Group propose guidelines for COVID-19 Immunity Certificate

  Press release date: 15th April 2020 As the discussion around COVID-19 immunity grows, there is a clear and obvious need to be prepared in terms of demonstrating such immunity to employers for those returning to work and to immigration authorities when undertaking international travel. Within many sections of society (including specific groups such as aid…

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MICE Meetup Dublin 2020 to be postponed

  Given the fast and ever-evolving nature of Covid-19 we have taken the decision to postpone the MICE Meetup Dublin 2020, which was due to take place on 7th April in the Alex Hotel, Dublin city centre. This has not been an easy decision to make, however, the health of our team members, our participating…

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Barbados ports equipped for COVID-19

Wednesday 4th March 2020 The Ministry of Health and Wellness has advised that Barbados is braced for dealing with potential cases of passengers arriving with COVID-19. The Ministry is actively following the international recommendations and protocols of the WHO, CDC and IATA, and to date, there are no known or suspected cases locally. This comes…

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