Just in time for summer, travel is making a comeback. The Dominican Republic reopening for tourists is happening in July with hotels and restaurants getting back to business. Will you be booking a Caribbean getaway?
To get tourism up and running once again, the Dominican Republic is going to let people travel there starting on July 1.
International airports will open then which will allow for flights to bring people in.
All of the country's airports will have new measures like thermal scanning, markers to keep up physical distancing and employees wearing masks.
Along with flights resuming, hotels, restaurants and gyms will be reopening at the beginning of the month.
This is part of the country's four-phase de-escalation process to revive the economy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
When hotels are finally allowed to open their doors again, strict protocols will have to be followed.
Social distancing will be promoted along with the use of contact-free technologies.
That will help ensure hotels are clean, safe environments for the travellers and the employees.
All land, sea and air borders in the Caribbean country are closed until the reopening on July 1.
Even as countries like the Dominican Republic start to reopen again, Canada still has warnings in place.
There is a global travel advisory to avoid all non-essential travel outside of the country.
No end date has been set so it's in place until further notice.
The Bahamas is also letting tourists visit again starting on July 1.
The Caribbean country announced that it's banning buffets as a health and safety measure.
All food will have to either be single-serve or prepackaged so you won't find those classic buffets at all-inclusive resorts anymore.
Still, Canada hasn't made Greece's list of places people can travel from as of yet.