About slhta

The principal tourism private sector agency in St. Lucia, the SLHTA is responsible for facilitating tourism sector development and management in St. Lucia.

SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter – 4th November 2019

SLHTA attended a week long training from October 28th to November 1, 2019 on Basic Life And Employability Skills (BLES) at the Bay Gardens Inn. The training which forms part of the Community, Family and Youth Resilience (CFYR) Program under the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) was well attended by various stakeholders. Attendees […]

By |November 6th, 2019|Newsletter|0 Comments|

Marigot Bay Resort & Marina has appointed Daniel Echasseriau as Director of Food & Beverage and Culinary Operation

Marigot Bay Resort and Marina on the Eastern Caribbean island of Saint Lucia, has appointed Daniel Echasseriau as Director of Food & Beverage and Culinary Operation at the stunning property.

Mr Echasseriau, who comes to Saint Lucia from St Peter’s Bay Resort & Residences and Port Ferdinand Marina & Residences in Barbados, brings over 26 […]

By |November 4th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments|

Tourism Matters – 28th October 2019

In an ongoing effort to address safety and security issues, the SLHTA has engaged Dr. Peter Tarlow to provide training workshops to local security professionals including members of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force. This week over 200 persons undertook the training program titled “Tourism Security Makes Good Cents”. The workshops were held at the […]

By |October 29th, 2019|Newsletter|0 Comments|


The Saint Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association’s Tourism Enhancement Fund successfully facilitated a workshop on tourism safety and security for over 200 persons last week. The one day workshop led by international safety and security expert, Dr Peter Tarlow, was attended by a large cross section of hospitality and security professionals. Held from October […]

By |October 28th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments|


CHTA renews commitment to bring premier Caribbean travel and tourism marketing event to Baha Mar, Bahamas in 2020

MIAMI (October 24, 2019) – Citing the new tourism offerings in The Bahamas and throughout the Caribbean and the opportunity to showcase the nation of islands to the travel world following Hurricane Dorian, the Caribbean Hotel and […]

By |October 28th, 2019|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

SLHTA welcomes first Goodwill Ambassador back home

The air was fueled with an anticipation of enthusiasm as we awaited our Star, St. Lucia’s high Jumper Levern Spencer who arrived on Delta Airlines on the afternoon of Monday October 21st 2019, fresh from her Pan American Games where she won gold. She walked into the VIP Lounge at the Hewanorra International airport […]

By |October 28th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments|

SLHTA supports Community Powered Development in Fond Gens

The Fond Gens Libre Development Committee (FGLDC) in conjunction with the SLHTA recently conducted a Tour Guides Skills and Training Assessment of a cadre of community based tour guides for a new visitor experience the community of Fond Gens Libre is introducing this winter. Sitting at the base of Gros Piton, Fond Gens Libre is […]

By |October 28th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments|

SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter

In 2015, the Government of Saint Lucia and a number of civil society actors founded the Saint Lucia National Conservation Fund (SLUNCF). The Saint Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association (SLHTA) is the current Chair of the Fund which is dedicated to the conservation, restoration and effective management of Saint Lucia’s biodiversity and natural resources.

On 15th October […]

By |October 22nd, 2019|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter – 14th October 2019

Since 2012, CTA and IICA have joined forces in raising awareness on Agrotourism in the Caribbean Region amongst the various chain actors and, importantly, amongst the policy makers. Under the Intra-ACP envelope of the 11th EDF, a ‘basket’ of funds in the amount of 35 million Euros has been approved for Agrotourism development in the Caribbean […]

By |October 15th, 2019|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter – 6th October 2019

St. Lucia’s world-class resort, Jade Mountain, has collected another international honor, scoring Gold in the Hospitality category’s “Overall-Luxury Hotel/Resort” of the Travel Weekly Magellan Awards.

The Magellan Awards, which recognize outstanding candidates from design to marketing to services, honor the best in travel and salute the outstanding travel professionals behind it all.

All honorees were featured […]

By |October 11th, 2019|Newsletter|0 Comments|