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Published on Friday, June 5, 2020

Antigua tourism back in business






An American Airlines flight from Miami touched down in Antigua, marking the return of tourism.


Antigua and Barbuda's ministry of health, wellness and the environment has determined the nation is ready for international and regional travelers.


It has introduced a series of travel safety protocols covering arrivals, ground transfers, resort accommodations, dining, and tours and attractions. 


"Despite the severe economic strain on our economy resulting from the closure of our tourism industry, we waited until we were in a position to reassure both our citizens and our prospective guests that every precaution is being taken," said the Hon. Charles Fernandez, minister of tourism and investment.


Measures include the wearing of face masks in public areas, and all arriving passengers must complete a health declaration form.


Temperature screening takes place on arrival and passengers may be asked to take a rapid antigen test on arrival or at their hotel.


All accommodations including hotels, resorts, villas and home rentals must be certified by the ministry of health wellness and the environment before accepting guests.


All restaurants should implement physical distancing measures with no self-service buffet dining.


"Priorities in the travel industry have shifted, and our guest's priorities are different - we have worked diligently across all sectors on the islands as well as in collaboration with our Caribbean neighbors to prepare for the new normal," said Colin James, CEO, Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority.

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