Canada Drops Travel Restrictions Effective October 1 

The Ministry of Tourism is welcoming Canada’s decision to remove it is Covid-19 travel restrictions.

On Monday, Canada announced it is in a much better position than it was earlier in the pandemic, due in part to the availability of vaccines and treatment options. The move is expected to boost tourist arrivals.

 Senior Advisor and Strategist in the Ministry of Tourism, Delano Seiveright, say the ministry welcomes the Canadian Federal Government’s decision to scrap all Covid-19 travel restrictions.

He says this will serve as a boost increasing stopover visitors from the country, adding  Canada is Jamaica’s second largest tourist source market.

While commending the move, Seiveright says Canada is one of the few developed countries that still have relatively strict protocols in place.

The Government of Canada has ended Covid-19 border restrictions, including mandatory vaccinations and random on-arrival testing.

The policy change will come into effect on October 1, 2022.

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