St Lucia will soon reopen its economy have had only 18 cases of coronavirus cases, with no deaths. All 18 cases have recovered in the population of 180,000.
Strict protocols have been put in place to protect both visitors and the local population.
Visitors will have to have a certified negative COVID-19 certificate to travel, and masks will be compulsory while on the plane and in the airports and hotels.
All hotel guests will have their temperatures taken at mealtimes, while staff will have theirs tested at the beginning and end of every shift.
Buffet areas will have sneeze guards and cutlery and glassware will be covered.
Social distancing and regular hand washing will also be in operation, and there is currently a curfew in the country from 9pm to 5am.
Authorised taxis are only to be used if they have been booked by the hotel with personal protection equipment, sanitation and social distancing and cashless transaction protocols in place.
Only hotels who have a COVID-19 certificate of operations will be allowed to open this month and will have a nurse's station and quarantine facilities on site.
There will be limited contact check-in and check in out at reception and limited guest activities and attractions.
Hotel pools will be disinfected at the higher end of the recommended disinfection spectrum and sunbeds must be placed to ensure a minimum of six feet distance.
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