Brits will finally enjoy holidays in exotic destinations including Caribbean islands in less than two months' time, it is today claimed.

Boris Johnson is understood to open up travel to countries with the best vaccination rates from May 17 and these include Dubai, Antigua and Barbuda and Barbados.

The Prime Minister will unveil these plans on Monday in a huge boost for the travel industry, it is reported.

“This is the news that will firmly kick-start recovery in the travel sector and boost confidence; the vaccine is there to enable us to get back to some form of normality," Paul Charles, chief executive of the PC Agency, a travel company, said.

A woman shops at a market in Antigua (Image: Getty Images)

“This is the news that will firmly kick-start recovery in the travel sector and boost confidence; the vaccine is there to enable us to get back to some form of normality. This guidance will not only bring back US tourists to the UK this summer but also open up travel faster from the UK to the US and beyond.”