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

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY MESSAGE FROM PATRICIA AFFONSO-DASS, PRESIDENT, CARIBBEAN HOTEL AND TOURISM ASSOCIATION (CHTA)

One of the themes for International Women’s Day 2020 is #EachforEqual.

The International Women’s Day website notes that the theme is drawn from the notion of “Collective Individualism”, noting that we are all parts of a whole where our individual actions, conversation, behaviors and mindsets can have an impact on our larger society and we […]

By |March 9th, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

International Women’s Day Message from SLHTA President Karolin Troubetzkoy

Dear SLHTA Members,

On Sunday, March 8, the Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association (SLHTA) will join the World in celebrating International Women’s Day and honoring the achievements of women through the ages and across the globe. We will also use the occasion to continue to advocate for gender parity and women’s rights here in […]

Caribbean Tourism and Health Stakeholders Forge Alliance on COVID-19

The leaders of the Caribbean tourism and health sectors, who are working together to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus throughout the region, are implementing readiness and response measures to prevent and contain the virus.
By |March 6th, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

Bay Gardens Resort Wins 2020 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award

The award-winning Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa has captured a 2020 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award, adding another accolade to its growing collection.

Winners of the prestigious awards exhibit superior professionalism, responsiveness, service, and quality when interacting with the millions of consumers who turn to WeddingWire to help ease their wedding planning process each month.

The […]

RECORD YEAR FOR CARIBBEAN TOURISM

The region registered its highest ever stayover and cruise arrivals numbers in 2019

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (26Feb. 2020) – Sparked by robust recovery in the destinations that were affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, Caribbean tourism rebounded soundly to post record stayover and cruise arrivals in 2019.

Stayover arrivals grew by 4.4 per cent to reach […]

By |February 27th, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

Local tourism interest joint forces with International cruise interest to promote synergy between cruise and stayover tourism

Run For Fun Cruise Incorporated and Serenity Vacations & Tours DMC showcased yet another Run For Fun Cruise event in Saint Lucia last Wednesday. The quest for synergy between cruise and stayover tourism is receiving joint public and private sector action with the successful hosting of a Run For Fun cruise marathon on Wednesday. […]

By |February 24th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments|

SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter – 17/2/2020

Advocating on issues affecting our members is a very important service to SLHTA members. Apart from lobbying for amendments to legislation, policy and tax reform, the SLHTA also assists with Security Assessment and conflict mediation whenever called upon. A recent meeting with various stakeholders in Soufriere sought to craft solutions to some of these […]

By |February 18th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|
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    CHTA EDUCATION FOUNDATION POISED TO PROVIDE MORE SCHOLARSHIPS AND LOCAL TRAINING IN 2020

CHTA EDUCATION FOUNDATION POISED TO PROVIDE MORE SCHOLARSHIPS AND LOCAL TRAINING IN 2020

CHTAEF is preparing for a strong year of education and training.

MIAMI (February 15, 2020) – Building on the success of its 2019 training initiatives, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) is planning to expand its hospitality training programs and scholarship support in the Caribbean this year.

On the heels of a strong outcome […]

By |February 17th, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|
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    CARIBBEAN HOTEL ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES ELECT TRINIDADIAN BRIAN FRONTIN PRESIDENT

CARIBBEAN HOTEL ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES ELECT TRINIDADIAN BRIAN FRONTIN PRESIDENT

NASSAU, The Bahamas (February 15, 2020) – Trinidadian Brian Frontin is the newly elected President of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE).

Frontin, the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants & Tourism Association (THRTA) and the Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute (TTHTI), disclosed that human capital development, governance and sustainability are the priorities he will […]

By |February 17th, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

St Lucia Photographer Inducted into TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

Internationally acclaimed St Lucia Photographer Kirk Elliott recently saw his St Lucia Photo Tour inducted into the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. Elliott created the St Lucia Photo Tour in 2014 and this unique and novel visitor experience went on to win TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence for five (5) consecutive years and as a consequence […]

By |February 14th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments|