Turks and Caicos Islands to reopen borders on July 22

Turks and Caicos Islands

The Turks and Caicos Islands,  announced plans last week to reopen borders and begin welcoming visitors starting on July 22, 2020.

“We are eager and excited to reopen our borders and safely welcome travelers back to the picturesque Turks and Caicos Islands ,” said Pamela Ewing, Director of Tourism for the Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board.

 “In the meantime, we are taking every precaution to ensure the Islands are safe and to enhance the exceptional experience and care afforded by the destination and our world-class hospitality partners.  Our intention is to cautiously reboot the tourism sector, laying the foundation for short- and long-term recovery,” Ewing said.

With nine main islands, of about 40 small islands and uninhabited cays, thisfive-star luxury vacation destination is considered”inherently safe” for travel in ” this new paradigm of physical distancing,” given its expansiveness, stunning outdoor environment, privacy, spacious resort accommodations, and unique portfolio of extraordinary private villas and private island vacations.

InterenationL airlines  have confirmed that  flights will resume from within the United States, Canada, and Europe as soon as the destination is ready.

In conjunction with the reopening of Providenciales International Airport.  private jet terminals will open on July 22.

The Grand Turk Cruise Center will remain closed until August 31, 2020 subject to guidance from relevant health authorities.

The Islands’ award-winning hotels and resorts, private villas, restaurants and bars, and tour operators are simultaneously finalizing protocols and gearing up to accept bookings for upcoming trips to the destination.   For more information, call 1 (800) 241-0824 or visit www.turksandcaicostourism.com.