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Sandals to offer free PCR testing at resorts

TORONTO — Sandals has announced that it will be offering complimentary in-resort COVID-19 testing through March 31, 2021.
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Antigua’s new mobile app to help navigate through the new normal

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has unveiled a new and interactive mobile app that is in line with keeping with current health and safety protocols.
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Jamaica’s new Special Task Force will boost testing capacity

In light of new testing requirements by both the Canadian and U.S. governments, Jamaica has announced a special task force to ramp up the island’s COVID-19 testing capacity.
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Here’s how 10 sun destinations are handling Canada’s PCR test rule

When the federal government announced on Dec. 30 its new COVID-19 testing requirement for all arriving passengers, countries around the world were left scrambling to accommodate Canadians in destination who suddenly needed a PCR test three days before returning home.
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All air passengers entering U.S. must have pre-arrival negative COVID test starting Jan. 26

In-destination PCR testing will no doubt ramp up exponentially now that one of the biggest travel markets in the world - the U.S. - is following the lead of other countries including Canada in mandating pre-arrival negative COVID-19 tests for air passengers.
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Winner announced for ‘Escape to JAMAICA’ contest

Kathy Kean of Robert Q Travel has been named the winner of the ‘Escape to JAMAICA’ contest, launched in collaboration with the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) and Sandals Resorts.
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Uniworld has a new Oberammergau extension & Netherlands cruise

Uniworld has announced a new pre-cruise Oberammergau extension as well as a new sailing through the Netherlands for 2022.
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Here’s where Holland America will sail in the Caribbean in 2021-2022

SEATTLE — Holland America Line has unveiled its Caribbean 2021-2022 season featuring sun-soaked itineraries across six of its mid-sized ships, including the Rotterdam in its debut season in the region. From October 2021 and April 2022, three- to 14-day itineraries to the eastern, western and southern regions of the Caribbean will be available, including sailings […]
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Emirates’ global sale includes fares from Toronto

Emirates has launched a global sale with fares from Canada starting at $919.
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On-site PCR testing at Jamaica resorts in the works, says JTB

The government of Jamaica has approved a number of private labs to conduct COVID-19 testing for Canadian travellers in destination, plus on-site testing at select resorts in Ocho Rios, Montego Bay and Negril is in the works, says the JTB.
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