Tourism - Briefs

Antigua to test all arrivals

The Antigua and Barbuda government says every person entering the country will need to be tested for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and undergo mandatory quarantine after 39 cases of infection were recorded from individuals who recently arrived in the country.  

Grenada re-opens airport

The Grenada government announced last month it will re-open the Maurice Bishop International Airport (MBIA) on July 1 as the country recovers from the impact of the virus that forced it to shut down its economy and borders over the past three months.

“We believe that we have done a significant amount of education with the various stakeholder about the new health protocol and despite the risk, we believe that we are ready to welcome passengers,”said Tourism Minister Clarice Modeste.

Belize to re-open borders Aug. 15

The Belize government says it will officially re-open its borders on Aug. 15, nearly six months after the Caribbean community country shut down to prevent the spread of COVID-19.