Grenada: The ‘Island of Spices’ – Grenada, with its two sister islands – Caribbean islands of Carriacou and Petite Martinique have almost vaccinated 70 per cent of their hotel workers and staff.
Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique islands have seen one of the lowest rates of epidemics in the Caribbean region- with 160 COVID-19 cases, from which only one of the cases remains active to date.
More than 90 per cent of the accommodation sector is clear, with 70 per cent of the hotel staff receiving the Oxford- Astra-Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
According to ‘Pure Safe Travel’ COVID-19 protocols, – Grenada and its two sister islands are fully open, and most places of tourist attractions have been declared safe as per the protocols. With this, every traveller who’s visiting Grenada requires to complete a – Pure Safe Travel’ permission certificate.
Barry Collymore – Chairman of Grenada’s Tourism Authority, stated, “We are focused on remaining to build strong immunity against COVID-19 virus among our people.”
He added, “It is proof to the commitment of the industry that the vast majority of those who are working in the travel and tourism sector have already been vaccinated, and we have seen that movement continues across Grenada and its sister islands– Carriacou and Petite Martinique and we further look forward to welcome back our old friends and new ones.”
“They said that no crisis should be wasted, and we have assured that this downtime was spent focussing on our service levels and executing initiatives which would further improve our sector and facilities for our people and travellers.”
Following the statement, he cited, “For us, this is a journey which we want to be best in class and would continue to place priority on outcomes that are bound to our strategy and our goals.”
It’s a must for all the travellers to have a negative PCR test taken up to 72 hours before their arrival, and they would be again tested on arrival, with results delivered within 48 hours. Following May 1, assuming a negative test, fully-vaccinated travellers would only be monitored at their hotels and their health is assessed for 48 hours after their arrival to the island.