slhta

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.

Calypso Hospitality & Covid-19

31 August 2020, Author: Richard Williams of Richard Williams & Associates

The Caribbean private sector and especially the hotel sector is struggling with the implications of the severance window which in many instances, expires in September 2020, meaning that employees laid off for the past many months can trigger their severance applicability during the next few […]

By |September 3rd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments|

Winner of the 2020 Global Luxury Hotel & Spa Awards- Saint Lucia’s Luxury Resort of the Year, Fond Doux Plantation & Resort

Congratulations Fond Doux Plantation & Resort 

Winner of the 2020 Global Luxury Hotel & Spa Awards- Saint Lucia’s Luxury Resort of the Year, 2020 and 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers Choice Award 

Saint Lucia’s renowned eco luxury boutique resort, Fond Doux Plantation & Resort has been rewarded as Saint Lucia’s Luxury Resort of the year 2020 at Global […]

By |August 10th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments|

Eat What We Grow Campaign

The SLHTA announces the launch of an “Eat What We Grow” campaign aimed at promoting the consumption of locally grown agricultural produce. The initiative was conceived in collaboration with SLHTA’s Honorary Member Ronald “Boo” Hinkson and is designed to encourage healthier lifestyle practices among Saint Lucians. Healthier eating habits has been a key consideration in the […]

By |July 8th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA PRESIDENT WARNS OF INDUSTRY COLLAPSE

In a letter to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, SLHTA President Karolin Troubetzkoy says that the recent mass redundancy announcements by two of Saint Lucia’s major hotels have sent shock waves through the industry and are a stark reminder of the very precarious situation the hospitality and tourism industry finds itself in.

“We urge your Government to […]

By |July 8th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|

The Cultural Development Foundation and Saint Lucia Mourns the passing of an illustrious Music Icon

On Thursday May 21st, 2020 the Cultural Development Foundation (CDF) learned that Denise Joyce Auguste had passed away at her home in Marchand. The Foundation, together with the Arts and Culture fraternity are profoundly saddened by her passing. Saint Lucia has lost a true Gem, Music Icon and selfless daughter of the soil. A […]

  • Permalink Gallery

    Cut passenger taxes on air travel to compete, IATA tells Caribbean governments

Cut passenger taxes on air travel to compete, IATA tells Caribbean governments

~Regional VP for the Americas, Peter Cerda, says some countries risk losing service once borders reopen if they fail to invest in airlines and other partners ~

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (13 may, 2020) – Describing travel as being in a “free fall” and the airline industry as being “bare bones” due to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19), […]

SLHTA Newsletter (April 28th 2020)

Over the past few weeks, the unprecedented COVID-19 global crisis has challenged our citizens, our businesses, our members and also, the SLHTA as an organization like no other crisis in our 50+ year history. And with no end of the crisis in sight any time soon, the SLHTA remains entirely committed to do what […]

By |May 10th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA President Labour Day Message

Dear SLHTA Members,

This Labor Day will stand out in our memory like none ever before.

Known predominantly as a labor union celebration of the economic and social significance of workers, this May Day – at the height of the COVID-19 crisis – makes us look at the contributions of workers in new and striking ways.

Across […]

SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter – 15th April 2020

On Sunday April 12th 2020, the SLHTA was actively involved in a massive islandwide undertaking to prepare and deliver over 3000 meals to the less fortunate across Saint Lucia.

Resorts, Restaurants and Allied Members from Gros Islet, Marigot Bay, Soufriere, Vieux Fort and Dennery were “ALL IN” preparing these meals. This initiative required not only […]

By |April 14th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|
  • Permalink Gallery

    CARIBBEAN HOTELIERS INVEST IN DOWNTIME TO MANAGE CRISIS AND PREPARE FOR FUTURE

CARIBBEAN HOTELIERS INVEST IN DOWNTIME TO MANAGE CRISIS AND PREPARE FOR FUTURE

MIAMI (April 9, 2020) – The Caribbean tourism industry has a proven track record of bouncing back from crisis, often better and stronger, a message which resonated throughout the first in a series of online training programs being conducted by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) aimed at equipping the industry to cope with its […]

By |April 10th, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|