Top travel agents say Caribbean vacations remain popular even as COVID-19 cases emerged this week in a handful of destinations.
Caribbean islands will serve as alternatives to COVID-19-impacted regions. “Depending on their interests or travel goals, we’ve tried to shift to similar experiences by moving multi-gen families from Tuscan estates to Caribbean villas, replacing a French Riviera stay for a St. Barth’s getaway and swapping Croatia island-hopping for yachting around the BVIs,” said Samantha Collum of River Oaks Travel Agency.
Caribbean Destinations, Travel & COVID
Caribbean destinations are also increasingly an option for West Coast-based travelers said Vicki Lundy-Wells, owner of Carefree Travel, with “quick connections from the West Coast as well and also with some nonstop flights from the Midwest and East Coast” to Caribbean islands.” Read the full article by Travel Pulse here >
Vacationers who have had beach holidays planned in Asian countries or throughout that region can consider the Caribbean as a much better alternative to travel. And in many cases, they also have a shorter travel distance. Additionally, many Caribbean countries are not crowded by nature. This allows these tiny countries to resist the spreading of diseases better than larger countries and crowded destinations.