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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.

TEF launches Eileen Paul Scholarship Fund

The SLHTA’s Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) is pleased to announce the launch of the Eileen Paul Scholarship Fund on Monday 11 th October 2021. Named after their longest serving employee, the Eileen Paul Scholarship Fund will seek to bestow a grant to ten (10) Form 1 secondary school students of hospitality workers, for a […]

By |October 12th, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments|

Saint Lucia Celebrates Reopening of Canadian Market

To commemorate the reopening of the Canadian market, the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), along with tourism stakeholders were on hand at Hewanorra International Airport to welcome Air Canada Rouge flight (1878) on Sunday, October 3rd.The return of Air Canada signals the reopening of Saint Lucia’s fourth largest international source market.

Air Canada discontinued its winter service […]

By |October 8th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments|

Anse Chastanet has won 5 Scuba Diving Reader’s Choice Awards!

Anse Chastanet is one of the Caribbean’s best dive resorts according to readers of Scuba Diving Magazine.

In the 2022 Reader’s Choice Awards the resort netted 5 awards. The Soufrière-based property received #1 Best Quality Resort in the Caribbean and #1 Best Quality Restaurant in the Caribbean. Readers of the magazine rated their top picks […]

By |October 5th, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments|

SLHTA forges new partnerships to protect and preserve Saint Lucia’s natural resources and eco-systems

As the SLHTA continues to celebrate the theme for World Tourism Day 2021 “Tourism for Inclusive Growth” the organization acknowledges new partnerships with key experts which will foster sustainable tourism practices within the industry and benefit communities island wide.

The organization has joined forces with Wayaj, a sustainable travel platform to bring more awareness to its sustainable-tourism minded […]

By |September 28th, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments|

SLHTA President’s World Tourism Day Message

In almost every society across the globe, there continues to be a clarion call for inclusive growth. By definition, inclusive growth is economic growth that is distributed fairly across society and creates opportunities for all. This fundamental principle, many argue, should be the pillar on which any decent society is built.

For many people, inclusive growth leads to […]

By |September 27th, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments|


Travel + Leisure has announced that BodyHoliday, St. Lucia, has once again been recognised by their ‘World’s Best Awards’ and has been named #3 ‘Top International Destination Spa’.

Published this week and voted for by the top US magazine’s readers, the rules have allowed readers to reflect on their travel experiences over a three-year period. […]

By |September 22nd, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments|

SLHTA Newsletter (13th September 2021) – Travel and Leisure’s Top 25 Resort Hotels in the Caribbean

This year’s World’s Best Awards survey was open for voting January 11 through May 10, 2021, as destinations around the world were lifting COVID-19 restrictions. Survey rules have always allowed readers to reflect on their travel experiences over a three-year period. We hope that this year’s honorees will inspire your own travels as you […]

By |September 13th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments|

National Tobacco Control Policy to be created in Saint Lucia!

The St. Lucia government says it is in the process of establishing a national tobacco control policy. It said that the project is being implemented by the Substance Abuse Advisory Council Secretariat of the Ministry of Health and Wellness through a grant from the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative and their subsidiary the Union Against Tuberculosis […]

By |September 6th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments|

CHTA Offers Professional Development Opportunities

The CHTA Education Foundation (CHTAEF) has partnered with the prestigious Les Roches Global Hospitality Education to bring a new professional development program for Caribbean hospitality professionals which we would like to encourage you to share with your hotel members.

The program is designed to propel hospitality supervisors and managers to hotel manager or general manager […]

By |September 6th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments|


The Saint Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association is looking forward to an exciting 2021 winter season as countries around the world gradually reopen their borders and lift covid-19 restrictions. There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic halted the travel industry last year but this year, SLHTA is projecting that visitor arrivals will increase […]

By |August 20th, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments|