NASSAU, Bahamas, May 28, 2020 – The Bahamas Prime Minister, The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, this week, announced initial plans to reinstate tourism to the country. Extensive health and safety protocols are currently being finalized with a target date of July 1 to reopen to commercial travel. Additionally, American Airlines has just announced that the airline will resume international flights to Nassau and Exuma beginning July 7.
The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is continuing to follow guidance from the Bahamas Ministry of Health and other government agencies pertaining to the country’s Preparedness and Response Plan for COVID-19. A Tourism Readiness and Recovery Committee has been established among public and private sector partners to develop a collaborative plan for reopening. The committee collected and
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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.
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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