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NATIONAL TOURISM PLAN

These reports have been prepared by Environment Planning Group Inc. in association with HLA Consultants and have been reviewed and approved by the Ministry of Tourism and International Transport Barbados. The contents indicate the challenges that exist as determined by the consultant, and the consultant’s recommendations, strategies and actions for their mitigation. The foregoing does not signify that the contents always necessarily reflect the policies and views of the Ministry.
The Tourism Master Plan – Report 1: The Master Plan
The Tourism Master Plan – Report 1: The Master Plan
The Tourism Master Plan – Report 2: The Environment
The Tourism Master Plan – Report 2: The Environment
The Tourism Master Plan – Report 3: People and Organisations
The Tourism Master Plan – Report 3: People and Organisations
The Tourism Master Plan – Report 4: Our Visitors and The Barbados Visitor Economy
The Tourism Master Plan – Report 4: Our Visitors and The Barbados Visitor Economy
The Tourism Master Plan – Report 5A: Service, Infrastructure & Products
The Tourism Master Plan – Report 5A: Service, Infrastructure & Products
The Tourism Master Plan – Report 5B: Service, Infrastructure & Products (Niche Markets)
The Tourism Master Plan – Report 5B: Service, Infrastructure & Products (Niche Markets)
The Tourism Master Plan – Report 6A: Cultural Heritage & Attractions
The Tourism Master Plan – Report 6A: Cultural Heritage & Attractions
The Tourism Master Plan – Report 6B: Cultural Heritage & Attractions
The Tourism Master Plan – Report 6B: Cultural Heritage & Attractions
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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 a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test result.

Effective January 7, 2022, travellers are permitted to travel to Barbados with a valid negative Rapid COVID-19 PCR 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 a nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal sample (or both). LAMP tests, self-administered tests or home kits and tests using saliva samples will NOT be accepted.

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

Specific Requirements:

  1. The specimen taken must be a nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal swab (or both) taken by a healthcare provider
  2. The sample must be taken within 3 days prior to arrival for RT PCR test or 1 day prior to arrival for Rapid PCR 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. 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
  5. Rapid Antigen tests

The COVID-19 Protocols are sanctioned by Ministry of Health and Wellness (MHW)
Last Updated : 3rd January 2022,
Last Verified by MHW : 17th January 2022

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