Business View Caribbean | January 2021

11 BUSINESS VIEW CARIBBEAN JANUARY 2021 T he Federation of St Kitts and Nevis, a dual-island Caribbean nation located just over two hours away from Southern Florida, has been encompassed in the Caribbean Journal’s ranking of the region’s best islands to visit in 2021. According to the publication, the Federation was included due to its “uncrowded, calm and beautiful” nature – elements enticing for seasoned travellers. St Kitts and Nevis also boasts the lowest coronavirus rate in the Caribbean, reporting only 34 total cases and zero deaths. This makes it the perfect off-the-grid destination for American holidaymakers. Before the pandemic, St Kitts and Nevis enjoyed OPENING L INES ST KITTS AND NEVIS RANKS AS ONE OF THE BEST CARIBBEAN ISLANDS TO VISIT IN 2021 a thriving tourism sector with a popular cruise season. The nation soon welcomed one million cruise passengers for two years consecutively, and it was recognised as a marquee destination by the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association. In recent years, St Kitts and Nevis have quickly become a popular destination for travellers and those seeking second citizenship. With the coronavirus pandemic still imposing global lockdowns and triggering uncertainty amongst investors, many Americans are looking to acquire alternative citizenship as a ‘Plan B’ to protect their families from future unpredictability. “COVID-19 has unveiled the