St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The government is monitoring the current Covid-19 situation with a view to reopening the borders to international travel in October this year.
Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris made the revelation while speaking a press brief Tuesday morning (August 11).
“It is expected that should things go as predicted we shall be ready to open our borders by October 2020. An expansive training program is being spearheaded by the Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Civil Aviation. It aims to train over 5000 persons in the industry at no cost to participants.”
The Federation’s borders remain closed to commercial travelers as a means to protect against the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The PM also confirmed that hotels are committed and ready for October’s opening.
“There is further good news, and the good news is that our major hotels are committed to St Kitts and Nevis and airlines are showing high interest in bringing passengers to our shores.”