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Stuck in lockdown: 10 things Caribbean people miss the most

Since COVID-19 was labelled a pandemic, lockdowns started to become the norm real quick! Some may see the impact of COVID-19 as a cloud with a silver lining, while for others, it’s like living their worst nightmare. Many people’s dials are often tilted to the brighter side of things. However, notwithstanding, Loop sympathises …

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Barbados: A Sports and Adventure Travel Paradise

When you hear the word Barbados you probably think of pristine beaches, sunshine, lively celebrations and top-notch food. With so much to offer, the epic sport and adventure travel scene can get overlooked, even though the temperate climate lends itself perfectly to a diverse array of sporting enthusiasts. Here’s a …

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Caribbean tourism has been decimated by COVID-19. But the private sector can cushion the blow

The Caribbean countries of Barbados, Belize and the Bahamas are among the most exposed in the world to the sudden pause in global tourism. “This pandemic shock is unlike any shock that these sovereigns have seen in their history,” said Julia Smith, an analyst at SP Global Ratings. SP expects …

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Barbados Tourism Recovery: A new recovery.travel discussion

Stanton Carter of Brand of Brand Caribbean is a task board member of the newly formed recovery.travel task force.  He submitted a recovery project proposal to support for Barbados today, saying: Expectations are that the COVID-19 virus will “miraculously” disappear and it will be business, as usual, is not realistic …

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Sandals unveils virtual tours of Caribbean resorts | News

Travel agents who find themselves yearning for white sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters during lock-down can now ‘transport’ themselves to the Caribbean on a virtual fam trip. Agents can brush up on their product knowledge and dream about their future travel destinations with Sandals and Beaches Resorts’ immersive 360° virtual …

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Virus transforms Barbados to zombie land

News BC Pires 4 Hrs AgoThe world famous Crane Beach is normally filled with people and cleared of sargassum seaweed. – BC Pires BC Pires in Barbados BELIEF IN and worship of God is more important to Barbados’s national character than race, gender, age, political viewpoint or sexual orientation. It is …

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After the Lockdown: Why Choose an All-inclusive Vacation?

One day this COVID-19 coronavirus will be behind us, and lockdowns will be lifted around the world. When it does, will travel be on your list of things to do? Might an all-inclusive vacation be the answer to a weary world? With an all-inclusive vacation, you are at truly rejuvenating …

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Around the Caribbean… Around the Caribbean

St Lucia PM tested for coronavirus CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is awaiting results after he was tested for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to a statement from the Office of the Prime Minister. The brief statement, yesterday, said that Chastanet, “was as of this …

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Cobblers Cove in Barbados review: The perfect Caribbean getaway at a luxury boutique hotel

When you think of the perfect beach holiday you imagine turquoise water, clear blue skies and relaxing on a comfy sun lounger, with the only sound the crashing of waves on near white sand beach. You picture a waiter handing you a refreshing cocktail, before gently dozing off in the …

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Experience bespoke luxury: Sail to the breathtaking Saint-Honorat; enjoy the laid-back vibe at Barbados

This summer, opt for a personalised itinerary that lets you soak up luxury and enjoy off-beat trails. WATER ACTIVITIES AND MORE: If your idea of a holiday comprises a visual of overwater bungalow, pristine sunsets and fancy dinners, Maldives is the destination to reckon. With an archipelago of 1,200 islands, …

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