Falklands announces support schemes for the tourism industry

The Falkland Islands Government provided details on Wednesday of a range of support schemes designed specifically to mitigate the effects of the global pandemic on tourism businesses, operators, and employees over the next twelve months, as well as prepare the sector to take advantage of renewed demand in 2021 and beyond.Want to know more on Falklands announces support schemes for the tourism industry click here go to tour...

Planning for the Falklands 2021/22 season and beyond

The Falkland Islands Tourist Board has also worked alongside the Government to identify ways in which it too could assist with helping position the sector to take advantage of demand in 2021/22 and beyond. To this end the tourist board has reallocated existing budgets and earmarked funds totaling £380,000 as follows:Want to know more on Planning for the Falklands 2021/22 season and beyond click here go to tour...

Falklands new port: contractors unveil details of the major infrastructure project

The planned new port for the Falkland Islands to be constructed at Stanley Harbor was analyzed during a presentation this week to members of the public in the Town Hall, by a team from BAM Nuttall and Royal Haskoning, the companies responsible for the planning and construction of the project.Want to know more on Falklands new port: contractors unveil details of the major infrastructure project click here go...

A Visitor’s Guide: Frequently Asked Questions Where is South Georgia?

South Georgia is situated 800 miles SE of the Falkland Islands. The main island of South Georgia is approximately 170 km long and between 2 and 40 km wide and occupies an area of 3,755 km2, more than half of which is permanently ice covered. The coast is rich in wildlife and home to huge collies of penguins, seals and albatross.Want to know more on A Visitor's Guide:...

Falklands new port: advance team of construction company arrives in Stanley

An advance team from BAM Nuttall Ltd that will design and build a new port in the Falkland Islands arrived this week in Stanley and is complying with their 14-day quarantine, ahead of their extensive stakeholder engagement program, which is scheduled to begin in the first two weeks of next month.Want to know more on Falklands new port: advance team of construction company arrives in Stanley click here...

Falklands’ Covid support paid out over a £1m; tourism expected to continue tied to the scheme

The Falkland Islands government, FIG, up to July 6, had paid out £1,016,570 for Covid support measures from the total approved funding of £8.99m. The figure, from a paper presented to the Executive Council does not include the wool clip purchase scheme, which is expected to total around £2.9m.Want to know more on Falklands' Covid support paid out over a £1m; tourism expected to continue tied to the...

Falklands/Chile commercial air link suspended until at least November

The Falkland Islands government, FIG, which continues to review connetivity, was informed by LATAM that the weekly air link with Chile, via the Punta Arenas-Santiago route will remain suspended until at least 7 November 2020, and the situation will be reviewed near that date.Want to know more on Falklands/Chile commercial air link suspended until at least November click here go to tour news source. Travel and tour information...

Falklands analyzes Visitor Policy and gloomy prospects for next tourist season

The Falkland Islands Executive Council considered this week a paper relating to the current Quarantine and Visitor Policy and its implications for tourism, given the global situation of the industry, and international connectivity. Lawmaker Mark Pollard admitted that under current circumstances the next tourist season in the Falklands will not be able to rely on international visitors.Want to know more on Falklands analyzes Visitor Policy and gloomy prospects...
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