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Tag Archives: travel

  1. ICAO Council President lauds Eastern Caribbean approach to aviation recovery

    The regional collaborative approach achieved by the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will contribute to an accelerated and sustainable recovery of the aviation sector, ICAO Council President Mr. Salvatore Sciacchitano remarked during a ministerial meeting that took place virtually yesterday. The Ministerial Meeting on the Strengthening of the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCAA) […]

    May 7, 2021TravelNo comments
  2. The Barbados Lottery Supporting Healthcare, Youth and Education

    The Barbados Cancer Society and Under-15 cricket sensations – twins, Daniel and Darius Joseph are among the latest recipients of thoughtful gifts from IGT Global Services Limited (IGT), manager and operator of The Barbados Lottery, through a recent donation of PPE equipment, sanitization products and $1,000 in gift vouchers, respectively. The PPE contributions were part […]

    May 5, 2021Breaking News, Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Virgin Atlantic becomes first UK airline to begin IATA Travel Pass live trials

    Virgin Atlantic customers can now experience how digital health passes will help streamline journeys when the skies reopen, as the first live trials of the IATA Travel Pass by a UK airline has begun. Customers on flight VS131, travelling for permitted reasons from London Heathrow to Barbados, were invited to download the free smartphone app […]

    April 27, 2021Featured, TravelNo comments
  4. Biden Administration suggests to Americans avoid Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, St Lucia, plus St Vincent & Grenadines for now…

    As travelers face ongoing risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of State has updated its Travel Advisories to align with the travel health notices from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC). The CDC currently has over 140 travel health notices, including for the United States and areas of the Caribbean, under […]

    April 21, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  5. JetBlue authorized to fly Newark-Puerto Plata

    Dominican Republic’s Civil Aviation Board (JAC) cleared JetBlue to operate five flights per week on the Newark (EWR)-Puerto Plata (POP) route. This flight will be in addition to the United Airlines flight that operates three times a week on the same frequency. The JAC also authorized Avianca flights from Medellín, Colombia (MDE) to Punta Cana […]

    April 14, 2021TravelNo comments
  6. VOYAGERS – Colin Farrell, Tye Sheridan, Lily-Rose Depp

    A crew of astronauts on a multi-generational mission descend into paranoia and madness, not knowing what is real or not.

    April 7, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Virgin Atlantic to launch IATA Travel Pass and TrustAssure trials to accelerate digital health integration

    Virgin Atlantic has taken a major step forward towards the introduction of digital health passes by partnering with IATA Travel Pass and TrustAssureTM to launch two separate, complementary trials to streamline customer journeys. From 16 April the airline will commence a one-month trial of the IATA Travel Pass on its popular London Heathrow-Barbados services, in […]

    March 29, 2021Featured, TravelNo comments
  8. UK to help Caribbean in its fight to identify new #COVID19 variants

    The UK will offer its world leading genomics expertise to help identify new variants of the virus that cause COVID-19 in countries in the Caribbean and around the world. The announcement comes as part of a speech delivered by UK Health Secretary, Matt Hancock at Chatham House. As part of the UK’s Presidency of the […]

    January 30, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  9. Mandatory pre-departure COVID test required from 0400 GMT on 21 January for arrivals into England

    Mandatory pre-departure testing for all international arrivals to England will come into effect world-wide from15 January 2021, including for passengers departing from Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts & Nevis and St Vincent & the Grenadines. A limited exemption has been granted until 21 January, 0400 GMT, for arrivals from Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda and St Lucia, […]

    January 15, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  10. CHTA President Predicts Rapid Return of Caribbean Tourism

    Pablo Torres, the president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), predicted the Caribbean will see a return of tourism to the region, “faster than many parts of the world,” thanks to the protocols and partnerships implemented throughout the region to help lessen the effects of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Averring 2021 […]

    December 31, 2020TravelNo comments
  11. Quarantine breach case goes to Cayman Islands’ DPP

    Cayman Islands Police issued a file on a quarantine breach to their Director of Public Prosecution to determine if a prosecution will go ahead. Following contact tracing, six people, including the traveller, who has been named as Skylar Mack, are currently in mandatory quarantine, public health officials said in a press release issued Wednesday. Public […]

    December 8, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  12. SWANN & GARROD “WANT TO WIN” SOL RALLY BARBADOS

    Britain’s Rob Swann, the leading European contender of recent years, arrives in the island next Monday determined to win Sol Rally Barbados 2020. He posted his on-line entry two days before the closing date after constant juggling with Covid testing, travel and quarantine arrangements for himself and his Welsh co-driver and friend Darren Garrod, who […]

    October 16, 2020RallyNo comments
  13. Virgin Atlantic positions itself for post Covid-19 future

    Virgin Atlantic has reached a major milestone towards securing its future today, by announcing plans for a private-only solvent recapitalisation of the airline, following the severe impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global economy, the nation and the travel and aviation industry. A Solvent Recapitalisation of Virgin Atlantic Virgin Atlantic has taken a big […]

    July 15, 2020Featured, TravelNo comments
  14. COVID-19 Update (19th March 2020) fea. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley

    The Barbadian leader noted there will be a huge lessening in flights. WestJet finishes on Saturday, Air Canada finishes in “ten days or so” and American Airlines will soon cease flights until early May…

    March 20, 2020Breaking News, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. Kittitian told to ‘stay home for two weeks’ on arrival at Robert Bradshaw Airport

    Mounting concern over a St Kitts & Nevis national who returned recently from Japan was told to “stay home for two weeks” when she arrived at the Robert L Bradshaw International Airport. It is still unclear whether it was immigration or health personnel who gave that instruction to the Christ Church resident and the basis […]

    March 2, 2020Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  16. 2020 New Year’s Message From Chairperson Of CARICOM

    See more by visiting their website – gisbarbados.gov.bb or Facebook page – facebook.com/gisbarbados or see us on Instagram – instagram.com/gisbarbados or hear us on Soundcloud – soundcloud.com/gisbarbados Make sure to subscribe to BGIS’ channel so you will always be updated on Government Information and click the bell so you will be notified when a new […]

    January 5, 2020Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. CANADIAN HIGH COMMISSION TO COLLECT BIO-METRIC INFORMATION IN ST. KITTS & NEVIS

    St Kitts & Nevis’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce Canadian officials will be in the Federation during the week of the 26th of August to carry out biometric processing for persons wishing to obtain visas to travel to Canada. Nationals and residents are reminded that nationals from countries in the Americas, including […]

    August 19, 2019Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  18. (#BARBADOS GOV’T INFO. SERVICE) Hurricane Tips – Travel

    The 2019 Hurricane season is well underway, and by now all preparations should be in place in the event a weather system affects the island. Here are some important tips when travelling during the hurricane season: 1. Keep your travel documents in a waterproof container or package 2. Provide a family member or friend with […]

    July 29, 2019Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Games for Globetrotters: Fun and Inspiration

    Travel is a popular adventure undertaken by many, yet one not always simple to organise. Booking transport, hotels, activities and anything else desired takes time and money, especially in popular destinations.  According to TrekkSoft, London was a favorite among 4.63% of US travellers in 2017, while 5.97% chose Paris and 6.06% Reykjavik. As frustrating as […]

    May 30, 2019Featured, TravelNo comments
  20. Barbados gets 3 beaches featured in Top 50 Central Am’can and Caribbean Beaches

    Often touted as the Mecca of lust-worthy beaches, the shores of Central America and the Caribbean provide ample reasons to pack your bathing suits and book a flight. To ensure your vacation doesn’t disappoint, we’ve developed one of the most extensive lists of Central American and Caribbean beaches. When you’re done perusing this list, you’ll […]

    December 30, 2018TravelNo comments
  21. ‘Head Full of Honey’ – Claire Forlani, Emily Mortimer & Matt Dillon

    A man (Nick Nolte) suffering from Alzheimer’s goes on a road trip with his granddaughter. Also stars Matt Dillon, Emily Mortimer, Claire Forlani, and more…

    November 18, 2018Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. Airbnb and CTO Strengthen Partnership to Drive Tourism in Region

    Airbnb hosted Hugh Riley, CEO and Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), at its San Francisco headquarters today and announced new commitments to promoting authentic and sustainable travel in the region, as well as continuing to grow economic opportunity. Last year alone, over 1.6 million guests booked accommodation in the Caribbean through the […]

    October 30, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  23. BARBADIAN PASSENGERS FLYING TO USA MAY THINK TWICE FOR USING AMERICAN AIRLINES – CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS ONLY NOW FOR PAYMENT, NO CASH!

    American Airlines (AA) announced effective yesterday, the airline is now cashless at Grantley Adams International Airport and now passengers are expected to use a credit or debit card to make any transactions at the airport, including purchasing tickets and paying for checked baggage. Jennifer Carter, AA’s general manager for Barbados says the airline transitioned to […]

    October 23, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  24. Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico Will Operate the Norman Manley Airport in 2019

    Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica hosted the Norman Manley International Airport Public-Private Partnership Execution of the Concession Agreement to Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico (GAP). GAP is a Mexican corporation that operates thirteen international airports in large metropolitan areas, industrial centers, and world-class leisure destinations of Mexico and Jamaica. In the last 18 years, the […]

    October 15, 2018TravelNo comments
  25. Sweet from the Strong? Pan Caribbean Martial Arts Tournament 2018 has new guests, here’s why…

    But, Mousie, thou art no thy lane, In proving foresight may be vain; The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men, Gang aft agley, An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, For promis’d joy! — “To A Mouse” by Robert Burns A more modern approach? The lyrics of “Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)” contain the […]

    October 11, 2018Breaking News, Featured, Martial ArtsNo comments