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Posted by: carmel | May 13th, 2020

Plan to Utilize Health and Hygiene Standards from Leading Global Expert and Hospitality Industry Organizations to Safeguard Guests, Visitors and Staff Once Resorts Reopen

MIAMI (May 11, 2020) - Viva Wyndham Resorts is undergoing preparations to ensure health and hygiene safety standards for its guests, visitors and employees with a meticulous COVID-19 response plan.  The plan will be implemented at the resort company’s eight all-inclusive properties located throughout the Dominican Republic, Mexico and the Bahamas.

The response plan has been shaped by adopting the guidelines and recommendations of several health and safety expert and hospitality industry leading sources, including the World Health Organization (WHO), local health departments and Cristal

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Posted by: carmel | May 4th, 2020

Nassau, Bahamas, Sunday, May 3, 2020--- Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, Prime Minister, Commonwealth of the Bahamas addressed the nation, providing an update on the country’s fight against COVID-19.

Prime Minister Minnis stated,We are making progress in our fight against the COVID -19 virus.  The measures we have put in place to stem the outbreak are working. But we cannot as a country let down our guard.  There is still much work to be done in the weeks and months ahead.”

“The 24-hour curfew from Monday 5 am to Friday 9 pm will continue as will the lockdowns from Friday 9 pm to Monday 5 am.  We have to continue to wear our masks to practice physical distancing as well as to wash our hands thoroughly along with other measures.”

Prime Minister Minnis further provided an update to the country’s phased approach to returning to normal.  The phased approached was first introduced on

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Posted by: carmel | April 29th, 2020

NASSAU, Bahamas, April 28, 2020 – The Bahamas Prime Minister, The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, announced that the Emergency Order, “Emergency Powers (COVID 19) (NO. 11) Order, 2020,” will remain in effect until May 30, 2020. Full details of this order and the previous Emergency Order may be found at opmbahamas.com.

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is following guidance from the Bahamas Ministry of Health and other government agencies pertaining to the country’s Preparedness and Response Plan for COVID-19. Please visit the Bahamas Ministry of Health’s website for the latest information on COVID-19 cases in The Bahamas.

The current Emergency Order impacts travellers in the following ways:

  • No visitor shall be permitted to enter and disembark for any reason including transiting through The Bahamas.
  • The Nassau Airport

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