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Dominica Revises COVID - 19 Country Risk Classification

Roseau, Dominica – (February 10, 2021), The Government of Dominica has taken the responsible decision to revise the COVID-19 country risk classifications for travel based on changes in the number of COVID-19 cases in neighbouring countries. Effective February 7, 2021, Antigua and Barbuda has been reclassified to the HIGH-RISK classification.  <Read More>

Dominica introduces new procedures for arriving passengers

Roseau, Dominica – (February 10, 2021) Dominica’s tourism and health authorities initiated new measures to improve monitoring and enforce compliance to health and safety protocols by travellers. Effective February 2, 2021 all arriving passengers and crew who are to undergo a period of quarantine, will be assigned colour coded wristbands. <Read More>

Dominica receives Safe Travels stamp from WTTC  

Roseau, Dominica, February 9, 2021 Dominica is among the growing list of countries who have been awarded the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels stamp.  The Safe Travels stamp is a global safety and hygiene stamp for travel and tourism. It reassures travellers that the destination’s health and safety protocols to combat pandemics such as COVID-19  meet globally accepted protocols such as those endorsed by the World Health Organisation (WHO)  and the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) <Read More>

Sa Ka Fête Dominica Campaign launched

Roseau, Dominica, December 10, 2020 Sa Ka Fête Dominica Campaign launches and welcomes visitors from the Caribbean to experience Dominica, the Nature Island! Sa Ka Fête, which when translated from creole means What’s Up, is a fitting theme for inviting visitors to Dominica.  Sa Ka Fête Dominica highlights Dominica’s rich and vibrant culture into the Campaign and is geared at stimulating travel to Dominica sending the message that we are open for business.  <Read More>

Dominica makes National Geographic Traveller UK Best of the World 2021 List

Roseau, Dominica, November 26, 2020 – Dominica is the only Caribbean island to make the National Geographic Traveller (UK) Best of the World 2021 list for adventure. The list is compiled bythe National Geographic Traveller (UK) in collaboration with its 16 local language counterparts of National Geographic Traveller. The list highlights destinations for future travel in five categories – Sustainability, Nature & Wildlife, Adventure, Culture & History, and Family Travel. <Read More>

Dominica launches "Safe in Nature" Commitment for visitors

Roseau, Dominica, October 5, 2020 – Dominica has launched Safe in Nature, a programme geared at providing a safe experience to visitors from major tourism markets to the Nature Island during this COVID-19 pandemic. The Safe in Nature logo was also launched to the public. <Read More>


Dominica welcomes Caribbean Airlines to its shores

Roseau, Dominica, September 9, 2020 – Dominica welcomes Caribbean Airlines to our shores beginning September 19, 2020. In a radio interview which aired earlier in the month, the Minister of Tourism, International Transport and Maritime Initiatives, Hon Denise Charles had indicated the intent of the airline to service Dominica starting in September. Caribbean Airlines has now confirmed that subject to regulatory approval by the Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority, the launch date for service between Barbados and Dominica will be September 19, 2020. <Read More>

Dominica Re-Opens its borders July 15

Roseau, Dominica, July 15, 2020 Dominica reopens its borders on July 15, 2020 following successful restrictions to curtail the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The Minister for Health, Wellness and New Health Investment, Dr. Irving McIntyre, first made the announcement at a press conference on July 1, 2020, and the Prime Minister, Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, confirmed the dates and elaborated further on the intended protocols in subsequent radio and television programs. <Read More>


Nature Island Open for Business After Dominica's General Elections

ROSEAU, Dominica, December 9, 2019The Electoral Office has published that the Dominica Labour Party won a resounding victory over the opposition in Dominica’s General Elections held on December 6, 2019. Leading up to the elections, there were pockets of civil disobedience primarily in the villages of Marigot in the Northeast and Salisbury in the West of the island. These disturbances resulted in some road blockages, which caused delays and inconveniences for people travelling to the Airport, however the airport remained opened for flights and operated as usual.<Read More>


Dominica Named a Top A Destination to Visit in 2020 by Condé Nast Traveler

ROSEAU, Dominica, December 4, 2019 – Once again, the country of Dominica has earned a spot as a top place to visit in 2020, this time by the editors of Condé NastTraveler magazine. They selected Dominica one of their best places to go in the upcoming year, not only because of our amazing natural attractions, but also numerous new and upgraded accommodations as well as additional flight options. <Read More>


Blue Element To Host Third Edition Of Freediving Competition From November 20-27, 2019

ROSEAU, Dominica, November 19, 2019 – Blue Element will host its third edition of freediving competition in Dominica from November 20-27, 2019.

The freediving depth competition will be held in the warm waters of Soufriere Bay, which offers some of the best freediving conditions on earth with no waves, no current and no depth limit. <Read More>

Dominica Introduces Official Trail Hiker’s Logbook and Passport.

ROSEAU, Dominica, October 16, 2019 – Discover Dominica Authority has developed Dominica’s official Trail Hiker’s Logbook and Passport. This hike passport is a fun way to record one’s hiking experiences; Hikers will be awarded for their achievements, based on the number of trails hiked.  <Read More>

Silver Airways increases flights into Dominica effective November 12, 2019!

ROSEAU, Dominica, October 15, 2019 – Discover Dominica Authority announces increased flights to Dominica from Silver Airways, the new owners of Seaborne Airlines! From November 12, 2019, Silver Airways, with flights operated by Seaborne, will increase the number of flights to Dominica by three (3) per week. <Read More>

Dominica Update - One Year Post Hurricane Maria

ROSEAU, Dominica, September 18, 2018 – One year after Hurricane Maria devastated Dominica, the island nation is rebounding.

“A growing share of affected residents can say their lives are back on track or almost back to normal after the hurricane,” said Colin Piper, Director of Tourism. “The progress made this past year represents a milestone in the recovery process during which the people of Dominica – and the natural environment itself – have shown their resilience and indomitable spirits.”

Island updates include: <Read More>

New flights from Air Antilles add 2016 additional seats into the Nature Island

ROSEAU, Dominica, August 29, 2018 – The Ministry of Tourism and Culture and the Air Access Committee of Discover Dominica Authority have successfully negotiated an additional 2016 seats into the destination from two new flights added by Air Antilles. 

The flights will commence on November 1, 2018, departing Pointe-a-Pitre (PTP) at 9pm to arrive in Dominica at 9:30pm on Thursdays and Sundays.  The aircraft will overnight in Dominica and depart the next mornings (Fridays and Mondays) at 5:30am to reach Pointe-a Pitre at 6:00am.  The flights will terminate for the season on March 29, 2019. <Read More>

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