By Demion McTair Updated 10:35 p.m., Sunday, 5 April 2020, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4)
Kingstown (ON SVG) – The privately owned Mustique Company Limited which manages the grenadine island of Mustique has stated on its official website that the island is closed to new guests for the time being.
“Everyone on Mustique is safe and well, but in order to ensure the health and wellbeing of our team, as well as our customers, we have decided not to accept any new guests for the time being” – the statement on its website said.
“This will be under constant review and we will let you know as soon as we are ready to welcome you back to Mustique.
Stay safe and well and we look forward to giving you a warm welcome back on the island as soon as possible” – the statement added.
The move comes as the world fights the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.
“The Mustique Company, the island’s management company with over 756 resident staff, is led by Managing Director, Roger Pritchard. The company oversees every aspect of island life as well as the management of the villas on behalf of the shareholders and the safeguarding of the island” – the company’s website.
The luxury island has been a vacation spot for many notable celebrities, including members of the Royal Family.