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St. Kitts & Nevis announced it will be reopening its borders for international tourism in October states Prime Minister Timothy Harris.
This would allow for the resumption of air and sea commercial traffic carrying international passengers into the Federation’s ports.
Although entry requirements have not been officially announced, travelers could expect protocols similar to those of nationals returning home may include:
- Presenting a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival
- Quarantine for 14 days
- Take a second PCR test when the 14 days is complete
- Be released from quarantine upon a negative test result after the 14 days
What Hotels are Reopening?
The Prime Minister announced that the Federation’s major hotels remain committed partners to the tourism sector.
The following hotels are approved for guests under strict safety protocols:
Tourism Safety Protocols
In preparation for the reopening, the St. Kitts is conducting training for over 5,000 tourism businesses including hotels.
The training will educate tourism businesses in the health and safety protocols and standards that must be met in order to obtain the “Travel Approved” certification from the Tourism Authority.
In order for businesses to operate the must have the ‘Travel Approved' certification.
Safety Protocols For Tourists
All individuals will be required to wear masks in public and those refusing to wear masks will face a $185 fine according to Travel Pulse.
Local protocols also include social distancing and hand washing.
St. Kitts & Nevis has the fewest number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in all the CARICOM independent states at a total of 17 with 0 active cases at this time and 0 deaths to date.
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