Nevis-St Kitts to reopen in the Caribbean
THE lush Caribbean islands of Nevis and St Kitts are set to reopen this October, welcoming holiday makers by land and sea to the tropical paradise that has remained largely untouched by the coronavirus pandemic.
Famed for a natural beauty of pristine beaches, blue skies and easy-going lifestyle, throughout the pandemic there have been no deaths while the islands can currently boast of no active cases.
The twin-island federation Prime Minister, Dr Timothy Harris has confirmed that borders are expected to reopen in October.
“Generally, the business confidence remains good,” said Dr Harris, “largely due to our excellent management of the economy prior to COVID-19 which saved lives and kept our citizens and residents safe.”
The tropical holiday destination in the Caribbean has had just 17 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and no deaths.
The Park Hyatt St Kitts is scheduled to reopen on 1st October while the Park Hyatt’s Fisherman’s Village has already opened their doors to tourists of the island.
The St Kitts Marriott Resort is expected to open in October and Koi, A Curio Collection by Hilton will reopen in the fourth quarter. The Royal St Kitts Hotel is currently operating at reduced capacity and The Four Seasons Resort Nevis are expected to announce plans.
Reopening preparation plans include free training for over 5,000 hoteliers and employees to obtain travel approved certification from the island federation’s tourism authority.