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St. Kitts & Nevis Phased Approach to Resume Social and Economic Activities

Basseterre, St. Kitts (June 12, 2020) – Today, the Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris announced that, under the new SR&O No. 25 of 2020, Government will be introducing new regulations. Effective Saturday, June 13, 2020 through Saturday, June 27, 2020, the new regulations are part of the process of gradually relaxing restrictions and reintroducing the Federation to more economic and social activity. The Prime Minister announced-

  • Saturdays through Sundays, nightly curfews will be in effect from 12:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. The shorter nightly curfews will facilitate nightly religious services with the same protocols already established for daytime services.
  • Beaches will now be open from 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily for the purpose of exercise.
  • The suspension of retail liquor licenses has been removed and bars can open in compliance with physical distancing measures.
  • Restaurants can open for in-dining in compliance with physical distancing measures, maximum per table allocations and appropriate sanitization programs.
  • Restaurant patrons are required to wear masks on arrival except when eating and drinking.

Nevis Marathon & Running Festival

The organizers of the Nevis Marathon and Running Festival have decided to cancel the 2020 edition of the St. Kitts and Nevis event.

Greg Phillip, the race director said, "We took this decision as late as we could and with as much deliberation as possible and reasonable. The precautions related to the Coronavirus pandemic has caused us to decide as we have."

The Nevis Marathon and Running Festival wishes to thank its sponsors, volunteers, athletes and spectators for their support over the years and pledges, God willing, to host the 2021 edition with the level of quality and professionalism characteristic of the event.

The next Nevis Marathon and Running Festival is planned for Saturday, September 4, 2021.

WinAIR plane

Simpson Bay, April 20, 2020 – Due to the extension of the lockdown by St. Maarten Government, WINAIR’s sales office and call center will remain closed until May 11, 2020.

WINAIR has discontinued all scheduled flights until further notice, but has the ability to perform charter services 7 days a week from 8am to 5pm, provided that the current protocols permit the requested flight. For Charters, bookings and changes please go online to our website fly-winair.sx. We advise our customers to regularly check our website fly-winair.sx or our Facebook page, where we will update the public of any changes that may occur.

NEVIS POSTPONES ANNUAL SUMMER  FESTIVAL

Nevis Mango & Food Festival Moved to 2021

New York, NY, April 14, 2020… The global community is in the grip of the COVID-19 virus, declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, in accordance with the policies of the St. Kitts and Nevis government, the annual Nevis Mango and Food Festival 2020 will not take place this year. This decision has been made out of an abundance of caution, with the well-being, safety and health of both residents and visitors in mind.

OUALIE BEACH RESORT NEVIS DONATES FREE ACCOMMODATION TO UK NHS WORKERS

OUALIE BEACH, NEVIS (14th April, 2020) – Oualie Beach Resort (www.oualiebeach.com) wishes to celebrate the amazing job being done by the NHS in the fight against Covid-19 in the UK by donating week-long free accommodation stays to 20 deserving front line staff +1.

 “Many of our Resort’s clients are from the UK and we are saddened by the daily devastating news of loss of life and loss of livelihoods,” says John Yearwood, host and Managing Director of the Resort. “The courage of the frontline staff of the NHS in risking their own health to save lives is truly inspiring and deserves recognition”.

 The Oualie Beach Resort located on the twin island Federation of St Kitts and Nevis and is a 32 room, family-owned, eco-friendly boutique hotel, right on the beach and designed to appeal to travelers seeking a laid-back, personalized experience. UK visitors fly BA or Virgin from Gatwick to St Kitts via Antigua.

We're With You - COVID-19 Update 9

Government Declares 24-Hour Curfew from 7:00pm Tonight March 31 to 6:00am Friday, April 3, 2020

Basseterre, St. Kitts (March 31, 2020) – As of yesterday evening, March 30, 2020, the Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris has declared that, effective as of 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2020, through 6:00 a.m. Friday, April 3, 2020 a 24-hour full curfew will be in effect.

Under the curfew, the current State of Emergency regulations have been repealed and a new regulation put into effect where no one except the Security Forces and other Security Personnel, the Health Care Officers, technical emergency officers of utilities including telecoms, and media personnel, will be allowed out of their residences. This is part of the Federal Government's scaled up response to contain and control the COVID-19 virus and minimize harm to its people by restricting the spread of the virus from one person to the next.

St. Kitts and Nevis Declare A State Of Emergency - Charlestown drone shot

Following the Prime Minister's Address to the Nation, a State of Emergency has been declared in St. Kitts & Nevis for the coming 14 days. ⁠

⁠As of 7pm Saturday, March 28, 2020, a curfew will be enforced between 7pm and 5am. All citizens and residents must remain at their place of residence, with the exception of travel for essential services e.g. the doctor, grocery store, or bank. ⁠ ⁠

These measures have been put in place to keep all citizens and residents of St. Kitts and Nevis safe.⁠

Nevis Tourism Authority will continue to be communicative and transparent as news emerges and we invite you to visit https://nevisisland.com as well as @nevisnaturally on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for more information.⁠

ST KITTS & NEVIS CLOSES BORDERS IN CONTINUED FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 26TH, 2020 

ST KITTS & NEVIS CLOSES BORDERS IN CONTINUED FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

Charlestown (March 26, 2020) 

Nevis, one of the Caribbean’s best kept secrets has launched a series of measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19. 

There are currently no confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Nevis although there are two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Federation. 

St Kitts and Nevis has now officially closed its borders and will not be accepting any commercial airline flights, ships and yachts into its seaports or airports until April 7th.

Nationals and residents overseas will now need to remain offshore until the border closing is lifted. 

It is a strong move by the destination who are serious about containing the spread of coronavirus. 

Updated: 24th March 2020

Please note the following flight suspensions from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom:

Air Canada

SKB-YYZ Flights AC 1731 (Tuesday) and AC 1730 (Saturday) - Tuesday March 24th, 2020 will be the last flight to St. Kitts for their seasonal (winter) service. Flight AC 1730 will not be in operation on Saturday March 28th, 2020.

American Airlines

SKB-MIA (Miami) Daily Flight AA 318 - Is in operation, there are no changes to the flight's schedule at this time.

SKB-MIA (Miami) Flights AA 1236 (Late Night) and AA 1466 (Early Morning) - Service has been suspended until Thursday June 4th, 2020.

SKB-JFK (New York) Flight AA 2210 (Wednesday and Saturday) - Service has been suspended until Thursday June 4th, 2020. 

SKB-DFW (Dallas) Flight AA  2690 Nonstop (Saturday Only) - Service suspension will occur on May 23rd to August 3rd, 2020. Please note, that this flight will not be in operation for Summer 2020.

British Airways

SKB-LGW (London-Gatwick) Flights BA 2256 and BA 2157 -  Wednesday March 25th, 2020 will be the last flight, service will resume on Saturday  April 18th, 2020.

Delta Airlines

SKB-ATL (Altanta) Flights DL 863 and DL 890 - Saturday service remains in operation.

SKB-JFK (New York) Flights DL 551 and DL 2103 - Service for Saturday March 28th, 2020 has been suspended.

United Airlines

SKB-EWR (Newark, NJ) Flights UA 1925 (Wednesday) and UA 1926 (Saturday) - Service has been suspended effective Monday March 23rd, 2020.

St. Kitts & Nevis Takes Further Action Against COVID-19

March 23, 2020

To date, St. Kitts & Nevis has no confirmed cases of COVID-19. Together with the world, St. Kitts & Nevis is navigating the rapid changes taking place as a result of a shared global effort to control the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). During this time, our foremost priority is to protect the health and safety of all citizens, visitors and residents.

To help control the spread of the virus and, the Federal Government of St. Kitts & Nevis is now advising citizens and residents to avoid all non-essential travel to countries or jurisdictions where cases have been reported and where there is local/community transmission, including: China, Iran, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, the European Union (EU), Switzerland, the United Kingdom (UK) and United States of America (USA), as well as the Dutch and French territories in the Caribbean.

Contact Us

Nevis Tourism Authority

  • P.O. Box 184,
    Main Street
    Charlestown,
    NEVIS

 

 

Please note in line with the latest COVID-19 guidance the Nevis Tourism Authority office will be closed until further notice. Please contact us via email.

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