February 4, 2021
TOURISM and Aviation Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar.
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TOURISM Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar said yesterday he is hopeful things will improve for the country’s tourism industry “during the course of the year” as vaccination campaigns against COVID-19 continue to be rolled out worldwide.
The Bahamas saw January visitor arrivals fall by more than 100,000 or 84 percent, a Cabinet minister disclosed yesterday, with COVID travel protocols set to remain until vaccination levels hit 80 percent.
The government is “exploring” whether to adopt so-called COVID-19 “vaccine passports” in a bid to make two-way travel involving The Bahamas easier, a Cabinet minister revealed yesterday.
THE House of Assembly passed a compendium of aviation bills yesterday, one of which seeks to set up the necessary infrastructure so that the country can monetise its airspace.
TOURISM and Aviation Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar said the government is “very close” to acquiring the Grand Bahama International Airport from the Hutchison Group.