5 Caribbean Countries Added To Canada’s Partial Visa Waiver

June 8, 2023 admin 0

Canada has announced the addition of 13 countries to its electronic travel authorization (eTA)  program for eligible travelers, with five Caribbean countries added to the list.   The announcement was made today by Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship.  A media release states travelers from these countries who have either held a Canadian visa in the last 10 years […More]


November 3, 2022 admin 0

Jamaica tourism minister: Plug leakages, promote linkages As the region takes on recovery challenges, Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett wants to see a repurposed Caribbean tourism architecture that increases benefits for locals. Speaking over the weekend on 92.9 FM VOB’s “Down to Brasstacks” in Barbados, Minister Bartlett opined that despite strong performances across the sector, with the continuing war […More]


October 18, 2021 admin 0

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO GETS GOOD NEWS ON TOURISM BOOST KLM Airlines flight arrives at Piarco International Airport Public officials were on hand to welcome the inaugural flight of KLM Airlines which landed at the Piarco International Airport yesterday.  The Trinidad and Tobago Airports Authority shared a video of the aircraft arriving at the airport yesterday evening.  Tourism Minister Randall Mitchell shared an […More]

Close To 50 People Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

August 13, 2021 admin 0

Close To 50 People Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry is investigating a claim that close to 50 people have tested positive for COVID-19 at a popular resort in Negril, Westmoreland. Reports are that the positive test results among the staff of the resort were returned over the duration of the past 2 weeks. Yesterday Minister Bartlett said surveillance was being […More]

New Health Protocols At Piarco Airport

July 19, 2021 admin 0

New Health Protocols At Piarco Airport Travellers Okay With New Piarco Health protocola One of the first international Caribbean Airlines flights arrived at the Piarco International Airport from New York yesterday, just one day after the country’s borders were reopened. But despite the additional health protocols that now come with travel during a pandemic, fully vaccinated passengers who arrived on […More]


July 16, 2021 admin 0

NEW TNT TRAVEL PASS 10 things to know about the new TT Travel Pass Government has implemented an online application process for the TT Travel Pass, a mandatory requirement for all travellers entering the country once borders re-open on July 17.  Speaking at a media briefing at the Ministry of Works and Transport’s Port of Spain office, Minister of Works […More]


July 8, 2021 admin 0

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS REMAIN IN PLACE FOR THE US U.S. will not immediately lift travel restrictions – White House official WASHINGTON (Reuters) The Biden administration will not immediately lift any international travel restrictions, even as it faces growing pressure from U.S. business groups and lawmakers, a White House official told Reuters on Wednesday. In June, the administration launched interagency working groups […More]

Countries With No Travel Restrictions

July 2, 2021 admin 0

Countries With No Travel Restrictions With T&T’s borders set to reopen on July 17, many citizens are hopeful that they will be able to travel soon. But with the COVID-19 virus affecting the entire world, there are still many restrictions for travelling. According to the travel and photography website, Capture the Atlas, there are currently 123 countries that have opened […More]

CHTA Shares Optimistic Outlook for Tourism’s Recovery

January 8, 2021 admin 0

CHTA Shares Optimistic Outlook for Tourism’s Recovery (Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Press Release) – As the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to impact global tourism, top Caribbean private sector tourism leaders are asserting that tourism is the region’s best hope for recovery and renewal and that the successful revival of the sector relies on its ability to enhance […More]

First Non-Stop Flight To Jamaica From Nigeria

January 3, 2021 admin 0

Jamaica welcomes historic flight from Nigeria Nigerian Airline, Air Peace, made its historic direct flight from Lagos to the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James, on Monday. It is the first non-stop flight to the island from Nigeria and is aimed at exploring the possibility of direct round-trip commercial airlift between the two destinations. The flight, with 132 […More]

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