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The Turks & Caicos Tourist Board welcomes international travel press and media to visit and feature our ‘Beautiful by Nature’ islands.

The Turks & Caicos Tourist Board’s Public Relations Department provides assistance to travel journalists on assignment by arranging itineraries and facilitating visits to attractions, historical sites, restaurants and other points of interest.

For more information please click here to review our Visiting Journalist Program Guidelines and Request Form.

J. Wade Public Relations

Contact People: Jenn Wade, Nicole Lax, Sarah Meyer, Blake Willahan and Audrey Chaddick
Email: turksandcaicosislandspr@jwadepr.com
Tel: 1 (415) 325-5519

Local Contact

Contact Person: Gabriel Saunders
Position: Senior Public Relations Officer
Email: gsaunders@turksandcaicostourism.com
press@turksandcaicostourism.com
Phone: 1 (649) 946-4970 ext. 683

Recent Press Coverage

August 19, 2022

10 of the Most Beloved Cruise Destinations in the Caribbean

Turks & Caicos has long been a popular port for cruisers, with its beautiful beaches and great opportunities for snorkeling and scuba diving around coral reefs and shipwrecks. Its island of Grand Turk is where most cruisers end up visiting, which is home to its Grand Turk Cruise Center, a …

August 18, 2022

Covid-19 Requirements for Visiting Mexico and the Caribbean

The government of Turks and Caicos has removed all Covid entry restrictions for vaccinated visitors. All travelers ages 18 and older must still show proof of vaccination (via printed card or digital record) to enter the islands, but are no longer required to submit negative Covid test results or present …

August 18, 2022

10 Thrilling Turks & Caicos Activities For The Adrenaline Junkie

Turks and Caicos is one of the most popular island destinations in the Caribbean. With beautiful beaches, lush forests, luxurious resorts, and delicious food, travelers will enjoy an amazing time on this island. While the island features lots of natural attractions for a relaxing vacation, it also offers some thrilling …

August 14, 2022

Here’s Why Drake, Justin Bieber, & The Kardashians All Vacation On This Caribbean Island

Contrary to some of its neighboring star-studded islands, like St. Barth’s or Nassau Paradise Island, what Turks and Caicos lacks in nightlife it makes up for with top-ranked beaches, coastal cuisine, and water sports. Here, the latter reigns supreme, and you’ll often find the A-list crowd taking a sunset sail, …

August 10, 2022

These Seven Caribbean All Inclusive Resorts Promise A Good Time

Haven’t you always dreamed of being stranded together on a deserted island? Achieve that life goal at Ambergris Cay, a private island paradise in the archipelagic British Overseas Territory of Turks & Caicos. The ultimate diver’s paradise, with the bluest water on earth — Turk’s islands brim with coral and …

August 9, 2022

Caribbean travel: Covid entry rules, island by island

Turks and Caicos: Open to vaccinated travelers Vaccinated travelers:An entry test, proof of insurance or information for the TCI Assured portal are no longer required. Travelers are required to show proof of vaccination. Unvaccinated travelers:Visitors 16 and older who are not vaccinated will not be permitted entry. Children:Unvaccinated children under …

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Turks & Caicos Islands Triumphs at 2020 World Travel Awards Caribbean Gala

The 27th Annual World Travel Awards Caribbean Gala was held on January 20, 2020 at Sandals Royal Bahamian in Nassau, Bahamas. The Turks & Caicos Islands once again captured the prestigious awards for Caribbean’s Leading Beach Destination 2020 and Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination 2020. In addition to the above awards won by the destination, several Turks & Caicos Islands resorts were awarded as follows: Turks & Caicos’ Leading Boutique Hotel 2020 – Beach House Turks & Caicos’ Leading Car Rental Company 2020 – Hertz  Turks & Caicos’ Leading Destination Management Company 2020 – Olympia Destination Management Company Turks & Caicos’

Turks & Caicos Islands Secures Nominations in USA Today’s 2020 Caribbean Reader’s Choice Awards

The Turks & Caicos Islands has once again received travel industry award nominations, continuing its multi-year streak of accolades. The nominations for USA Today’s 2020 Caribbean Reader’s Choice Awards are submitted annually by a team of travel experts and journalists including Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon and Melanie Reffes, and the winners are determined by popular vote. The Turks and Caicos Islands received the following nominations:  Best Caribbean Beach – Bambarra Beach, Grace Bay Beach and Long Bay Beach  Best Caribbean Beach Bar – Da Conch Shack  Best Caribbean Restaurant – Parallel 23 and Sui-Ren  Best Caribbean Golf Course

Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 Update #20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMINISTRY OF HEALTH’S COVID-19 UPDATE #20 BEGINS  The Ministry of Health would like to advise the public that as at 12pm on 31st March, 2020: Since yesterday’s COVID-19 update, as at 30th March, the number of confirmed positive cases remains at five (5). TCI suspected cases of COVID-19 decreased over the past 24hrs: The six suspected cases are TCI residents returning from countries with local transmission and contacts of a confirmed case (6). All six persons met the WHO case definition for a suspected case of COVID-19, thus they are experiencing symptoms. Samples were collected and sent for

Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 Update #19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINISTRY OF HEALTH’S COVID-19 UPDATE #19 BEGINS  The Ministry of Health would like to advise the public that as at 12pm on 30th March, 2020: Over the past 24hrs the TCI COVID-19 statistics have remained relatively unchanged. The number of confirmed positive cases remained at five (5). TCI suspected cases of COVID-19 remained unchanged since the last update as 12pm 29th March, 2020: The eight suspected cases are TCI residents returning from countries with local transmission and contacts of a confirmed case (8). All eight persons met the WHO case definition for a suspected case of COVID-19,

Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 Update #18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINISTRY OF HEALTH’S COVID-19 UPDATE #18 BEGINS  The Ministry of Health would like to advise the public that as at 12pm on 29th March, 2020: As reported in release #18, yesterday evening the TCI recorded another confirmed positive case (1) of the COVID-19 novel Coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases to five (5). The positive case was already in quarantine and has been informed of their test results. The Ministry of Health would like to thank the public for the calm and understanding displayed during this public health emergency. There was a decrease in

Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 Update #16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINISTRY OF HEALTH’S COVID-19 UPDATE #16 BEGINS  The Ministry of Health would like to advise the public that as at 12pm on 28th March, 2020: TCI recorded two (2) additional confirmed positive cases of the COVID-19 novel Coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases to four (4). These two new positive cases are contacts of the first two cases and were already in quarantine. The Ministry of Health takes this opportunity to continue emphasizing the need for public calm during this time. There was a decrease in suspected cases, as the TCI recorded 9 suspected

Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 Update #15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINISTRY OF HEALTH’S COVID-19 UPDATE #15 BEGINS  he Ministry of Health would like to advise the public that as at 12pm on 27th March, 2020: The number of confirmed positive cases remains unchanged at two (2) cases. There has also been no change in the number of suspected cases over the past 24hrs; the TCI has 10 suspected cases of COVID-19: Tourist visiting the country (1). The other nine suspected cases are TCI residents returning from countries with local transmission and contacts of a confirmed case (9). All 10 persons met the WHO case definition for a

Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 Update #14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINISTRY OF HEALTH’S COVID-19 UPDATE #14 BEGINS  The Ministry of Health would like to advise the public that as at 12pm on 26th March, 2020: TCI recorded its second confirmed case of the COVID-19 novel Coronavirus, and the individual is now receiving medical care at the Cheshire Hall Medical Centre. The Ministry of Health takes this opportunity to continue emphasizing the need for public calm during this time. There was a decrease in suspected cases, as the TCI recorded 10 suspected cases of COVID-19: Tourist visiting the country (1). The other nine suspected cases are TCI residents

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