On completion of the island-wide vaccination programme, St Helena has opened its doors once more to overseas visitors.
The second most remote inhabited island in the world, guests will be able to enjoy beautiful landscapes, outstanding marine life, historic heritage and the warm and friendly local community spirit typical of the British Overseas Territory.
St Helena Island, in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean, has remained to date Covid-19 free with no reported cases since the global pandemic took hold last year.
This week the island announced over 95 per cent of its adult population is now fully vaccinated against Covid-19; with 98 per cent having received the first dose completing the vaccination programme ahead of most of the world.
By the end of April, most of the adult population of 3,708 had been fully vaccinated with the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine.
Since 2020 the weekly flights from the UK were reduced to every five weeks due to world lockdowns and border closures.
However, life for the locals, known as ‘Saints’, continued as normal on the sub-tropical Island, with very few restrictions and no need for social distancing, masks or lockdowns.
St Helena government repealed immigration and travel restrictions with effect from April,…