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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.

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 […]

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    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 […]

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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 […]

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    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|

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 […]