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PRESS RELEASE – Fond Doux Plantation & Resort in St. Lucia was today honored with an Experts’ Choice Award for 2016 from TripExpert, which rates hotels and restaurants around the world based on reviews from journalists and professional travel writers.
“Our expert sources highly recommend Fond Doux Plantation & Resort – especially for its rich cultural experience”, said Chris Blume, TripExpert’s Chief Content Officer. “They enjoyed the complete immersion into the St. Lucian culture aided by staying in these authentic rustic lodgings located on an historic cocoa plantation.”
Eroline Lamontagne, co-owner of Fond Doux Plantation & Resort, states that “Our mission in Saint Lucia is to preserve our heritage and to educate our staff and guests on their environmental responsibility. We strive to ensure that we provide an authentic plantation experience to all guests who step foot at our resort”.
With a TripExpert Score of 82, and with multiple endorsements from leading publications including Oyster, Lonely Planet and Fodor’s, Fond Doux Plantation & Resort is currently one of the highest rated hotels in St. Lucia on TripExpert.com.
As part of Fond Doux Plantation & Resort‘s corporate social responsibility, the resort has sponsored one of the contestants of the Fond St. Jacques Carnival Queen Pageant “Ms. Vernella Mathurin” who will be vying for the crown Saturday July 23rd 2016 at the Fond St Jacques Multipurpose Court.
TripExpert rates and ranks hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions based on expert reviews from 70+ leading travel guides, magazines and newspapers, including Frommer’s, Condé Nast Traveller and Forbes Travel Guide. TripExpert provides an alternative to user review sites. The company is based in New York City.
About Fond Doux Plantation & Resort:
Fond Doux Plantation & Resort is a 19th century eco-friendly resort situated amidst a 250 yr. old working plantation and features an assortment of fifteen uniquely crafted cottages and two onsite restaurants. They are conveniently located just minutes away from some of the island’s main all within the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sustainable tourism activities at Fond Doux are guided by an environmental policy consistent with Green Globe Certification requirements.