On the backdrop of a slew of accolades rewarding the country for its excellence in the tourism sector, the Ministry of Tourism (MoT in collaboration with the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA)and the Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association (SLHTA) are elated to announce the inaugural Saint Lucia Tourism Awards. Earmarked for February 25th 2023 […]
The Board of Directors of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has appointed Mrs. Lorine Charles-St. Jules to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective February 1, 2022. With more than two decades of tourism and leadership experience, Mrs. Charles-St. Jules has achieved significant success in the hospitality sector and most recently served as USA […]
Voting is now open to the public in the 28th Annual World Travel Awards that has nominated Destination Saint Lucia for six prestigious titles, namely, Caribbean’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 2021, Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Destination 2021, Caribbean’s Leading Destination 2021, Caribbean’s Leading Luxury Island Destination 2021, Caribbean’s Leading Nature Destination 2021, and Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon […]
Saint Lucia is gearing up to welcome its first international cruise ship since closure to the sector amid the global Covid-19 pandemic. Following considerable dialogue with local authorities, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line has signaled the return of the cruise industry to Saint Lucia after more than a year, naming Her as a port-of-call on a […]
A breach of the protocols was noted by a guest and as such, the individual was subsequently transferred with the assistance of law enforcement and the Saint Lucia Fire Service via ambulance to a Government operated quarantine site where daily screening is being observed over a 14 day period.
The Government of Saint Lucia following continued and extensive consultation over the past two years with key stakeholders in the tourism industry, will enact a government tax named the “Tourism Levy”. Revenue collected from this tax is earmarked for tourism marketing and development.
Grand Hyatt St. Lucia to mark first Hyatt-branded hotel on the island of St. Lucia. Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with TTS Resorts LTD. for the first Hyatt-branded hotel in St. Lucia. The 345-room luxury Grand Hyatt hotel is expected to open in 2023 […]
Return of TUI Flights to Saint Lucia marks another step forward in reopening of Tourism Sector UK carrier TUI Airways begins its winter weekly direct flight from London Gatwick to Hewanorra International Airport on November 3, 2020. Along with the four BA flights, the Tuesday departure increases ease of access from the UK with five […]
Saint Lucia Tourism Authority enhances international marketing efforts with strategic campaigns to boost tourism recovery The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) is enhancing marketing efforts to attract travelers from its main source markets. As consumers begin to gain confidence in travel and the winter getaway season begins, SLTA marketing, advertising and public relations campaigns highlight […]
Tourism minister convenes emergency meeting to better streamline Saint Lucia’s tourism relaunch. Minister with responsibility for Tourism, Information and Broadcasting, Culture and Creative Industries- Honourable Dominic Fedee, convened an emergency meeting on Sunday July 12, with Tourism Officials and Management of all approved COVID-19 Certified accommodations open for business during phase one, to better streamline […]