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Antigua to reopen boarders for tourism with controlled approach

Tourism Authority hosted a virtual press conference on June 4 and discussed their plans to reopen the borders to international travellers, while utilising a staggered and controlled approach.

The government of Antigua and Barbuda announced a phased approach to the reopening of the country’s tourism and hospitality industry.

The panel included Charles Max Fernandez, minister of tourism for Antigua and Barbuda and Colin C. James, CEO of Antigua and Barbuda tourism authority. They announced details and plans for the reopening of the borders. They were joined by Euletta Francis, CEO of the Antigua and Barbuda airport authority and Patrice Simon, executive director of the Antigua and Barbuda hotels and tourism association. 

The panel shared all details of the health and safety measures and protocols in place at every element of the visitor experience, from airport arrival, to ground transfers, resort accommodations, restaurant, tours and attractions.

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