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Annual Reports

RESEARCH & STATISTICS

The Barbados Research and Statistical Department produces a number of publications on visitor trends, arrivals and general information. These documents are published throughout the year and are available for download below.
2018 Annual Statistical Report
2018 Annual Statistical Report
The 2018 Annual Statistical Report is published by the Research Department, Barbados Tourism...
2017 Annual Statistical Report
2017 Annual Statistical Report
The 2017 Annual Statistical Report is published by the Research Department, Barbados Tourism...
2016 Annual Statistical Report
2016 Annual Statistical Report
The 2016 Annual Statistical Report is published by the Research Department, Barbados Tourism...
2015 Annual Statistical Report
2015 Annual Statistical Report
2015 Annual Statistical Report is published by the Research Department, Barbados Tourism Marketing...
Barbados Annual Stay-over Report 2015-2016
Barbados Annual Stay-over Report 2015-2016
This report provides information on stay-over visitors who departed from Barbados during 2015...
2014 Annual Statistical Report
2014 Annual Statistical Report
The number of international tourist arrivals (overnight visitors) reached 1,138 million in 2014,...
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ALL travellers into Barbados, inclusive of those deemed fully vaccinated, are asked to review, and indicate their acceptance of the following:

ALL travellers must travel with an accepted valid negative COVID-19 PCR Test OR Rapid Antigen Test result.

Travellers are permitted to travel to Barbados with a valid negative Rapid COVID-19 PCR test OR Rapid Antigen test result done within 1 day prior to arrival in Barbados OR a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test result done within 3 days prior to arrival.

Accepted tests include tests which were taken at an accredited or recognized laboratory by a healthcare provider via any of the below:

  1. Nasopharyngeal sample
  2. Oropharyngeal sample
  3. Nasal sample
  4. Anterior nares sample
  5. Mid-turbinate sample

LAMP tests, self-administered tests or home kits and tests using saliva samples will NOT be accepted.

With specific reference to the type of test required and accepted for entry into Barbados:

Specific Requirements:

  1. The specimen must be taken at an accredited or recognized laboratory by a healthcare provider via any of the below: nasopharyngeal sample, oropharyngeal sample, nasal sample, anterior nares sample or mid-turbinate sample.
  2. The sample must be taken within 3 days prior to arrival for RT PCR test or 1 day prior to arrival for Rapid COVID-19 PCR Test OR Rapid Antigen Test.
  3. The laboratory performing the test must be an accredited, certified or recognized facility

Please note that the following will NOT be accepted:

  1. Shallow nasal swab samples
  2. Saliva samples
  3. Self-administered tests (even if the sample was taken under the supervision of a healthcare provider)
  4. Home kits

The COVID-19 Protocols are sanctioned by Ministry of Health and Wellness (MHW)
Last Updated : 26th February 2022,
Last Verified by MHW : 18th May 2022

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