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  • Photo of Barbados Builds Its Own Online Travel Booking Platform: CARICOM BUSINESS

    Barbados Builds Its Own Online Travel Booking Platform: CARICOM BUSINESS

    Within the first 5 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Regional tourism already afflicted by a downturn in visitor arrivals faced delayed payments from major international tour operators. According to the CHTA, by May 2020, 69% of hotels had reported being owed from US$200,000 up to US$15 million. In response, a Barbadian start-up, BookBarbados.com, was launched at the close of 2021.…

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  • Photo of Barbados to relax quarantine requirements effective May 8: CARICOM BUSINESS

    Barbados to relax quarantine requirements effective May 8: CARICOM BUSINESS

    Effective May 8, vaccinated persons entering Barbados will only be made to quarantine pending the results of one locally administered COVID-19 PCR test. This could result in a quarantine period as little as 24 hours. According to Prime Minister Mia Mottley, a vaccinated person is defined as someone who in a two-dose regime had received both doses plus 14 days,…

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