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Sandals announces new overwater bungalows in St. Lucia

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PRESS RELEASE – After the huge success of debuting the Caribbean’s first-ever Over-the-Water Villas in Jamaica, Sandals Resorts is thrilled to announce nine new Over the Water Honeymoon Butler Bungalows at Sandals Grande St. Lucian, which are available for bookings now for travel beginning in May 2017. These new over-the-water bungalows boast glass floor panels, a private outdoor Tranquility Soaking ...

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Caribbean hoteliers concerned over poaching

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CMC – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has expressed concern over poaching in the hospitality sector where ‎new hotels are “stealing” the trained and experienced staff of established properties, warning that such a practice could affect the customer service rating across the region. CHTA President Karolin Troubetzkoy told the Caribbean Media Corporation ‎(CMC) that there is an opportunity ...

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Second Forum on Pearl of the Caribbean Project to be held

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PRESS RELEASE – The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture is pleased to announce the second Forum to discuss the much talked about Pearl of the Caribbean Project. The first, took place in Vieux Fort on February 8th 2017 with resounding success. Members of the Business Community in the north of the island are invited to take part ...

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British Olympic star cyclist vacations in St. Lucia

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WHY4NEWS – Being a track cyclist is a wonderful thing – winning two silver medals in Rio last summer was fabulous (at one point due to ill health and injury it was by no means certain that I would even get to the Games let alone end up on the podium). But there are some downsides: in the past four ...

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St. Lucian destinations dominate USA Today’s Reader’s Choice Awards

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St. Lucian destinations swept half of the six available awards in the USA Today’s 10Best Reader’s Choice Awards for Caribbean destinations. St. Lucia won 3 out of a total of 6 awards while competing against 19 other countries nominated by USA Today readers. The winning St. Lucian destinations are: Best Caribbean Resort – Jade Mountain Best Caribbean Attraction – La ...

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Caribbean tourism requires stronger partnerships – CHTA President

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  PRESS RELEASE – The Caribbean region’s tourism growth potential in 2017 and beyond is enormous, but not without continued collaborative partnerships between the region’s public and private sectors. Delivering the opening address of Caribbean Travel Marketplace at Atlantis Paradise Island in The Bahamas yesterday evening, Karolin Troubetzkoy, President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), described 2016 as a ...

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Marigot Palms recognised for customer service satisfaction worldwide

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PRESS RELEASE – Marigot Palms Luxury Caribbean Apartment Suites located in Marigot Bay has just been awarded the HotelsCombined Recognition of Excellence 2017! This award is in recognition for consistently achieving the highest standards of customer satisfaction worldwide. Specifically to date, our guests have posted opinions on a variety of different websites, forums, and social media, resulting in an incredible ...

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New hotel developments to bring 1,000 rooms to St. Lucia

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PRESS RELEASE – As Saint Lucia ushers in a new year, the Saint Lucia Tourist Board announces the addition of new hotel product that will add more than 1,000 new rooms to the island’s inventory in the next few years. “This hotel boom adds much-needed inventory to meet the demands of our key source markets,” explains Minister for Tourism Dominic ...

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Fond Doux wins award of excellence

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PRESS RELEASE – Fond Doux Plantation & Resort has received its first award of 2017 with a Recognition of Excellence by HotelsCombined. This Australian based hotel meta search company has started an extensive survey covering different types of accommodations. This survey is based on gathering data from millions of guest reviews, and translating them to an official Recognition of Excellence. ...

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St. Lucia’s East Winds named among top 10 best Caribbean hotels in 2017

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TripAdvisor has announced the world’s leading hotels for 2017, according to feedback from millions of TripAdvisor travellers – and Saint Lucia’s East Winds has been named fifth best Caribbean hotels. News Americas Now (NAN) reports that the intimate, 30-room, upper-middle-range all-inclusive facility lacks amenities such as a gym and spa, but makes up for that in a big way. The hotel ...

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Sandals partners with Marriott to introduce AC Hotels brand to Caribbean

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PRESS RELEASE – Sandals Resorts International (SRI) announced a new partnership with Marriott International, Inc. to bring AC Hotels by Marriott® – the modern, design-driven, lifestyle brand – to the Caribbean. This is the first partnership between the hospitality companies and the first time SRI will manage a brand it did not create. Construction for the new AC Hotel in ...

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Soufriere Foundation promotes Gros Piton and Anse L’Ivrogne Beach escapade

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PRESS RELEASE – On Thursday, December 8th, 2016 the Soufriere Foundation officially opened and now manages the operations at an additional entrance to the Gros Piton climbing experience through the Anse L’Ivrogne Beach. The trail having been previously utilized by unauthorized guided tour groups, received a full aesthetics boost with the inclusion of a security and cashiers booth, the provision ...

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St. Lucia’s Sulphur Springs nominated for USA TODAY’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards

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Voting is now open for USA TODAY’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel awards, with Saint Lucia’s La Soufriere Drive-in Volcano being one of the nominees for ‘Best Caribbean Attraction’ 2017. The Sulphur Springs has been described as, “the hottest and most active geothermal field in the Lesser Antilles”. Hot springs, mud pools and steam vents dominate the landscape. It is advertised ...

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Cox and Company awarded ‘Best Caribbean Operator’

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PRESS RELEASE – Cox & Company Limited, one of St. Lucia’s leading tour operators, has been awarded the 2017 Editor-in-Chief Award for Best Caribbean Tour Operator by Porthole Cruise magazine. Bill Panoff – Porthole Cruise Magazine’s editor-in-chief, indicated that with so many amazing options, he has a tough time picking winners from the cruise and travel industry. The awards give recognition to those in ...

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Strong tourist arrivals for Saint Lucia in 2017 – Travel Pulse

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Saint Lucia stands to benefit from an increasing number of visitors this year, particularly within the first quarter, as the island remains a popular Caribbean destination with US travelers. Travel Pulse has reported that the island is dubbed a ‘Hot’ Caribbean destination and said Donscenz named “St. Lucia, Jamaica and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic” as “still our big sellers.” While ...

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Students get a taste of fine dining at the Landings Resorts and Spa

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PRESS RELEASE – On Thursday 12th January, as part of its Youth Outreach Programme, the Landing’s treated Food & Nutrition students of the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School, Corinth Secondary School and Gros Islet Secondary School to a special tour of its culinary facilities. Students also received a food preparation training tutorial in the Palms Restaurant presented by Sous Chef Jean ...

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Message from CHTA President Karolin Troubetzkoy – International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is proud to support the United Nations General Assembly’s declaration of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The declaration mirrors our calls for change in policies, business practices and consumer behavior towards a more sustainable tourism sector. We agree wholeheartedly with World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General Taleb Rifai that ...

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Scuba St. Lucia earns Padi Green Star Award

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PRESS RELEASE – St. Lucia’s longest-running dive operation, Scuba St. Lucia, has received the PADI Green Star Award for its dedication to conservation. Founded in 1981, Scuba St. Lucia is located at the water’s edge of the 600-acre Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain resorts. Consistently voted among the top hotels in the Caribbean by leading travel authorities, both hotels were ...

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Making tourism safer at world’s only drive-in volcano

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TRINIDAD EXPRESS – Saint Lucia is renowned for rugged beauty. Serpentine roads tame lush tropical rainforests, serving stunning vistas at every turn. Visitors flock to the island’s south- eastern coast where the town of Soufrière sits nestled at the base of the iconic Pitons. There, you find Sulphur Springs Park, a geothermal field with bubbling hot springs, mud pools and ...

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St. Lucia worth visiting in 2017, says international news magazine

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STAFF REPORT – A popular news publication has listed St. Lucia among six “top destinations” to visit in 2017. According to an article, penned by Graham Boynton, in Newsweek: “If you’ve got the winter blues, it’s time to start planning where you’ll be heading in the year ahead”. Boynton then ticked off Botswana, Qatar, Switzerland, Bhutan, New Orleans, and St. Lucia. ...

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Sandals announces new 6-Star Sandals LaSource Saint Lucia

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PRESS RELEASE – Promising a level of unprecedented luxury never before seen on the island of Saint Lucia, Sandals Resorts International has announced its plan to add a fourth resort to its award-winning list of properties on the Eastern Caribbean island. The Sandals brand has enjoyed tremendous success in Saint Lucia since 1993 when it made its first foray there and ...

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Opposition MP calls Jazz and Arts Festival scrapping ‘bizarre’

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News about the scrapping of the annual Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival has come as a surprise to most members of the country’s main opposition party, the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP). Castries South Member of Parliament (MP) Ernest Hilaire has called it “bizarre,” stating that it took Saint Lucia 25 years to build a brand to where it is, ...

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Saint Lucia readies for Season of Festivals and Summer of Music!

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PRESS RELEASE – Saint Lucia’s tourism product is about to get even more unique as the Government begins to roll out plans for the establishment of a new entity to manage the island’s festivals! At a press conference on Friday at the Prime Minister’s Office key stakeholders in culture and tourism spoke about the exciting plans ahead for the new ...

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CSA pressing for meeting with SLTB over impending terminations

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The union representing workers attached to the Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB) has been aggressively working towards meeting with government officials of that state agency to discuss the impending termination of 28 staff. Civil Service Association (CSA) General Secretary Wilfred Pierre has said that despite numerous attempts to meet with SLTB officials over this issue, there has been no positive ...

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ARC 2016 comes to Anse La Raye

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PRESS RELEASE – Anse La Raye came alive last Thursday night in celebration of the 2016 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers. The event titled ‘ARC Thursdays’ treated at least a hundred yachtsmen to an explosion of delectable seafood and distinctly Saint Lucian entertainment. A festive atmosphere greeted the sailors as villagers lined the dock to welcome them to the evening’s event. ...

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ARC+ 2016 comes to an end

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  PRESS RELEASE – The picturesque Pigeon Island Landmark was host to over a hundred sailors who came to celebrate their achievements on their trans-oceanic adventure that began in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria via Cape Verde on Wednesday, November 6th, 2016. Welcomed by the sounds of sweet steel pan music and a steady flow of rum punch; crews were ...

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Anse L’Ivorgne entrance to Gros Piton Nature Trail officially opens

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PRESS RELEASE – In the continued vain of community development and the creation of sustainable employment, the Soufriere Regional Development Foundation (SRDF), officially opened and endorsed an entrance to the Gros Piton Nature Tail through the Anse L’Ivorgne Beach on Thursday, December 8th, 2016. The new hiking experience encapsulates a unique adventure in which visitors are now graced with an ...

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Soufriere Foundation retracts date for fee increases at Sulphur Springs Park, Gros Piton Nature Trail

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PRESS RELEASE – The previously advertised date for fee increases at the Sulphur Springs Park and Gros Piton Nature Trail has been retracted and is set to come into effect on January 1st, 2018, replacing the January 2017 date announced by the Soufriere Regional Development Foundation (SRDF). The organization saw the need to change the date for the enactment of ...

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SLTB announces ARC schedule of events

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PRESS RELEASE – As the Saint Lucia Tourist Board celebrates the record breaking victory of the first ARC vessel to finish the trans-oceanic crossing, excitement is building over the anticipated arrival of dozens more who have braved the high seas in an attempt to complete the race. On Thursday, December 1st, the SLTB hosted a press conference in an effort ...

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OECS, Mexico collaborate on strategic tourism plan

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PRESS RELEASE – The OECS Commission has collaborated with representatives from the Government of Mexico to develop a Sustainable Strategic Tourism Master Plan for OECS member states. The Ambassador of Mexico to the OECS, His Excellency Luis M. Lopez Moreno; the Third Secretary in charge of Cooperation of the Embassy of Mexico; OECS Tourism Specialist, Dr. Lorraine Nicholas; OECS tourism permanent secretaries, and ...

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ARC record smashed for fourth consecutive year

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PRESS RELEASE – The Rambler 88 soared into the IGY Rodney Bay Marina on Monday afternoon at record speed crossing the finish line eight days, six hours, twenty nine minutes and fifteen seconds after leaving Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. It is the first in the two hundred and fifty strong fleet to make the twenty seven hundred nautical ...

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Gros Piton Nature Trail closed due to inclement weather

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PRESS RELEASE  – The Gros Piton Nature Tail will remain closed today, Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 due to the persistent rain and inclement weather presently being experienced over the island by a surface trough. An official announcement will be made regarding the site’s reopening when conditions are deemed satisfactorily safe. The Soufriere Foundation deeply regrets any inconvenience this may cause. ...

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Saint Lucia’s Pearl of the Caribbean to transform the South

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PRESS RELEASE – Saint Lucia is poised for significant advances in our tourism product and business environment thanks to Saint Lucia’s Pearl of the Caribbean which is expected to commence construction in 2017. The southern-based project, estimated to cost about $2-billion, is a fully integrated equestrian oriented development which will encompass the Royal Saint Lucia Turf Club and its expected ...

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Royalton Resort and Spa to hire over 1000 people

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With construction almost 80 percent completed, the Royalton Saint Lucia Resort and Spa is in the process of hiring over 1,000 people within the next eight days in time for the hotel’s opening in early 2017. Some 3,000 individuals are to be interviewed for 900 full time positions. The Royalton Saint Lucia is expected to open Jan. 15, 2017. The elegant ...

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Sandals hosts the ‘fun prince’ for a second time

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PRESS RELEASE —The staff of the Sandals Grande St Lucian Spa and Beach Resort are still basking in the afterglow of hosting Britain’s Prince Henry of Wales, better known as Prince Harry, who spent two days in this idyllic island, the third stop on a tour of seven Caribbean nations with strong historic links to the monarchy. Prince Harry for ...

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St. Lucia soon to be the ‘Pearl of the Caribbean’

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TDN – China Horse Club Founder and Chairman Teo Ah Khing has made a name for himself in the worldwide horse racing community as both an innovator and someone extremely dedicated to increasing his country’s awareness and involvement in the sport of kings. He took that commitment and enthusiasm to a new level over the weekend when breaking ground on ...

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Soufriere Foundation to manage jetties

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PRESS RELEASE – The Soufriere Regional Development Foundation (SRDF) will assume management of the jetties in port Soufriere and ensure that stipulated docking fees are collected from December 1st, 2016. These jetties include the main porting dock, a boardwalk facility, a Fisheries Complex unit and a smaller pier located on the Hummingbird beach in Soufriere. The past several weeks have ...

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OECS welcomes sailors participating in 2016 Karibik Trophy Regatta

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PRESS RELEASE — The OECS Commission joined the Saint Lucian Minister of Tourism, the Hon. Dominic Fedee in welcoming over one hundred sailors who docked on Saint Lucia as part of the 27th Edition of the Karibik (German translation for Caribbean) Trophy, a German Regatta being held from November 19th to December 3rd. OECS Tourism Specialist Dr. Lorraine Nicholas said the OECS Commission had ...

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Karibik Trophy Regatta sails in

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PRESS RELEASE – A welcome ceremony hosted by the Saint Lucia Tourist Board to mark the start of Karibik Trophy Regatta sailed off on Monday evening at the Pigeon Island National Landmark. The Regatta consists of twenty boats with one hundred and twenty participants including members of famous sailing clubs, individual sailors and Press.  They were treated to an evening ...

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Invest St. Lucia relaunches website

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PRESS RELEASE –  Invest Saint Lucia (ISL), the Government agency charged with promoting, stimulating and facilitating investment on the island, has relaunched its website – www.investstlucia.com The redeveloped site is the main promotional and informational tool used to give Saint Lucia visibility in domestic, regional and international investment markets. In that context, the scope of the redesigned website was focused, ...

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Windjammer appoints new Managing Director

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PRESS RELEASE – Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort (www.windjammer-landing.com), in Saint Lucia, has appointed industry-veteran Scott Seger as the resort’s new Managing Director. As Managing Director, Seger will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of Windjammer Landing as well as overseeing the marketing and sales efforts of the resort where more than US$40 million has been invested in renovations over ...

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More opportunities to invest in tourism for locals

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PRESS RELEASE – The Government of Saint Lucia is making strides in the development of Saint Lucia’s tourism product. Minister with responsibility for Tourism Honourable Dominic Fedee recently disclosed some components of the new direction for the sector. The establishment of a four-year Strategic Plan for the tourism sector, the implementation the Tourism Authority, the Creation of a Festivals Commission and ...

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Fond Doux owner accepts World Boutique Award

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PRESS RELEASE – Fond Doux Plantation & Resort was recognized as “The America’s Best Sustainable Boutique Hotel” at the World Boutique Hotel Awards (WBHA) ceremony in London Wednesday. Eroline Lamontagne, co-owner of Fond Doux, was on hand to receive the award personally which the resort also won in 2015. “We are thrilled to once again be recognized with a World ...

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Minister Fedee addresses mismanagement at SLTB

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PRESS RELEASE – The Saint Lucia Tourist Board is now entering a period of significant transition. Minister for Tourism Honourable Dominic Fedee on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 spoke at length in Parliament to explain why Government was compelled to make some pivotal moves to restore the viability of the island’s main economic driver and foreign exchange earner – Tourism. He ...

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Prince Harry’s Caribbean tour itinerary revealed

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PRESS RELEASE –Prince Harry will undertake an official visit to the Caribbean on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, between 20th November and 4th December. His Royal Highness will carry out 14 days of official engagements in Her Majesty’s Realms where The Queen is Sovereign, in addition to Guyana – a member of the Commonwealth. The visit will mark the ...

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Agnes Francis to assume the role of executive chairperson of Saint Lucia Tourism Authority

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PRESS RELEASE – Following the resignations of the Director and Deputy Director of the Saint Lucia Tourist Board, Minister of Tourism, Dominic Fedee, has announced that the current Chairperson of the Board, Agnes Francis, will assume the role of Executive Chairperson while the organization transitions to the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority and recruits new leadership. Thus far, the Executive Chair ...

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CHTA congratulates new President-elect of the United States

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PRESS RELEASE – The leadership of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has extended its congratulations to the new President-elect of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump. “Tourism is a common thread which binds the Caribbean and the United States, generating employment, entrepreneurial activity and foreign exchange for our region while contributing significantly to U.S. exports and ...

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LIAT says passenger travel woes to continue

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CNS – LIAT, on Wednesday, blamed its latest round of flights delays and cancellations on the weather and warned that its disruptions are far from over. “Passengers can expect to experience some further delays, and some disruption is expected for the coming days as we work to improve the situation.” In a new release, management said it is working to restore ...

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Major new adults-only resort coming to St. Lucia

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CARIB JOURNAL – A major new luxury adults-only resort is coming to St. Lucia, and it looks like a game-changer: Serenity at Coconut Bay. The boutique property, which will located at the Coconut Bay property in Vieux Fort, will be an adults-only, all-inclusive resort that plans to set a new standard for all-inclusives on the island and the wider region. ...

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises launches St. Lucian excursions for passengers visiting St. Lucia

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TRAVEL WEEKLY – Regent Seven Seas Cruises said it has developed new Culinary Arts Center classes for ships sailing in the Caribbean this winter. They include a class featuring Mexican dishes, a class using the distinctive flavors and spices of the Caribbean and a class entitled “Who Doesn’t Love Brunch?” In addition, there are new shore excursions in the line’s ...

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Jet Blue launches premium cabin service for flights to Hewanorra

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CARIB JOURNAL – JetBlue has officially launched seasonal Mint premium cabin service on its flights to St. Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport. The new premium option applies to flights out of New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport to the island. Mint cabin service, which has also begun operating on flights to Barbados, St. Maarten, Grenada and Aruba, includes lie-flat seats, along ...

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Windjammer Landings mourns the loss of MD Mark Ozawa

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PRESS RELEASE – In the early hours of October 29, 2016, Mark Ozawa, Managing Director of Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort, lost his battle with cancer despite a hard-pressed fight accompanied by the support of family and friends. Despite the challenges he faced in recent months, Ozawa remained resilient and was encouraged by the outpouring of kindness from his extended ...

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Government expresses condolences on passing of Windjammer Managing Director

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PRESS RELEASE – The Government of Saint Lucia expresses its profound sympathy and sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Mark Ozawa, the Managing Director of Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort, who passed away on Saturday, October 29th 2016. The Government also sends deepest condolences to Senior Executives at EllisDon, owners and operators of Windjammer Landing, including Mr. ...

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Sandals takes a stab at the aedes aegypti mosquito in schools

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PRESS RELEASE – As the threat of Zika remains prevalent in many of our communities, Sandals Resorts in St. Lucia has taken the initiative to help protect our school children from the spread of the Aedes Aegypti mosquito on their compounds. The Aedes aegypti mosquito is the vector that transmits the viruses that cause Zika, Dengue fever and Chikungunya among other diseases. ...

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Sandals’ Adam Stewart receives National Award for Contribution to Tourism

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PRESS RELEASE – Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sandals Resorts International, Adam Stewart has been conferred with the Order of Distinction (Commander Class) for outstanding contribution to Jamaica’s tourism and the hotel industry. The Order of Distinction is a national honour conferred by the Government of Jamaica upon citizens who render outstanding and important services to the country. ...

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Windjammer landing welcomes Rene Cahane

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PRESS RELEASE – Fresh on the heels of Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort’s US$42 million investment to property enhancements, the resort is pleased to welcome world-renowned René Cahaneas the new executive head chef, where he will create a dynamic and memorable dining experience for even the most discerning guests. “We successfully invested upgrading our physical structures and personal wellness offerings. ...

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Sandals honours Commonwealth medal winning employee

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PRESS RELEASE – Saint Lucian Zacheus Dominique, a lifeguard and aqua center employee at Sandals Regency LaToc Golf Resort & Spa, has earned the Commonwealth Mountbatten Medal – second only to the global grouping’s life-time achievement honours. Dominique, who is also a member of the Saint Lucia Life Saving Society – an affiliate of the Commonwealth Royal Life Saving Society ...

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Over 40,000 pounds of produce sold in first quarter of Virtual Agricultural Clearing House

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PRESS RELEASE – The Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association on May 19th 2016 launched the Virtual Agricultural Clearing House (VACH). The Association is pleased to announce its statistics for the first quarter in operation. Data compiled for primarily five crops indicates a total revenue of $127,044.70 over the three month period, this is a total of 42,318lbs of produce ...

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Gros Piton Nature Trail tour guides receive training

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PRESS RELEASE – The Soufriere Regional Development Foundation (SRDF) has embarked on a capacity building exercise with the ultimate goal of enhancing customer service delivery in line with international standards, thus increasing the competence of tour guides at the Gros Piton Nature Trail. The nature trail is one of the premiere tourist attractions managed by the SRDF and a substantial ...

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US and UK travel agents aalidate Saint Lucia’s top spot in romance market

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PRESS RELEASE – A group of travel agents from North America and the United Kingdom visited Saint Lucia last week to experience first-hand the multiple award-winning Romance and Wedding Destination market. About thirty-five travel agents were invited to Saint Lucia by the Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB) to experience what was themed the “Romance Familiarization Tour of Saint Lucia 2016”. ...

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Sandals announces over 1000 hospitality graduates in St. Lucia

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PRESS RELEASE – Over 1000 young men and women from St. Lucia have now graduated the Sandals Hospitality Training Program (HTP), widening the enormous pool of human resources available to the island’s evolving hospitality industry. The milestone achievement was achieved recently with the graduation of 80 young people from the ten-week programme, which provides practical and theoretical exposure to all ...

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SLU is Runner up in Best Overseas Destination for Families

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PRESS RELEASE – The Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB) is pleased to announce that destination Saint Lucia has won the Runner-Up prize for the Best Overseas Destination for Families in the Family Traveller Awards for 2016. Saint Lucia came second to California and beat out many other established family destinations, in votes cast by 18,000 people. The Saint Lucia Tourist ...

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Saint Lucia shines at FCCA

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PRESS RELEASE – Saint Lucia was well represented at the just concluded meeting of the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) held in Puerto Rico. The week long conference comprised a high level round table discussion that featured an interactive panel discussion with CEO’s, leading cruise executives and destination representatives. Among issues on the table for discussion were the latest trends ...

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