St. Kitts Minister of Tourism Talks Reopening on Caribbean Passport TV

The Hon. Lindsay F.P. Grant, Minister of Tourism, Ports & Transport, was featured on Caribbean Passport in their new television series focusing on the “Road to Recovery” as the Caribbean region reopens to tourism. This morning, the September program featuring an interview with Minister Grant aired locally on ZIZ Channel 5 in St. Kitts & Nevis and can be viewed online here. It will also air in the US on Optimum TV Channel 1104 in NY, NJ and CT and in Canada on Bell Fibe TV Channel 658 in Quebec and Ontario.

In speaking with Caribbean Passport for the September program, Minister Grant discussed the establishment of the comprehensive protocols and guidelines designed to assist businesses with reopening. Particular focus was given to the extensive training conducted across all tourism sectors as part of the “Travel Approved” certification process and what the “Travel Approved” seal signifies for those traveling to the Federation. Minister Grant will also be interviewed for the October program in which he will discuss further developments to the Federation’s reopening plans.

Other interviewees featured on the September program include the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism for Jamaica, the Hon. Charles Fernandez, Minister of Tourism for Antigua & Barbuda and the Hon. Easton Taylor-Farrell, Premier of Montserrat.

Caribbean Passport is a half-hour television travel and lifestyle program aired throughout the Caribbean region. It has been running for over 20 years and airs monthly on 70 TV and Cable Stations in 27 islands at primetime, and as such, features news from all the islands. The show also airs internationally in the U.S. (NY, NJ & CT via Cablevision), Canada (Ontario and Quebec on Bell Fibe TV), and in Europe. Caribbean Passport is produced by JCD & Associates.

About St. Kitts
Where the Atlantic meets the Caribbean, you will find the captivating island of St. Kitts. Step off the beaten track in this northern Leeward isle to discover an unparalleled array of activities that belies its small size. Experiences ranging from one-of-a-kind attractions such as the UNESCO recognized Brimstone Hill Fortress Park, the Caribbean’s only scenic passenger railway and Caribelle Batik factory, to the “hidden gems” including Rum Runners walking tour, roadside eateries offering authentic local fare and restaurants where fishermen grill the morning’s catch await the adventurous traveler. Hike through the rainforest to the summit of Mount Liamuiga or zipline over the lush canopy to appreciate the island’s natural beauty. Relax on the beach or venture into the water for kayaking, speedboating or a catamaran tour to Nevis. The island’s many secluded bays and coves provide a private spot for a swim or anchorage for sailing vessels and yachts. Two marinas offering state-of-the-art facilities, convenient customs & immigrations processing and services are also available for yachters. Among the more traditional vacation pastimes available are shopping, golf, tennis, fine dining, gaming and more. For more information about St. Kitts, visit www.stkittstourism.kn.

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