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 – 28th November 2018

2018/2019 edition of the La Belle Helene Magazine

The 2018/2019 edition of this high-end magazine is currently on its way to our secretariat.  This magazine is the signature publication of the SLHTA and embodies our island’s historical sites and attractions, local festivals, shopping experiences and mouthwatering cuisine. The magazine represents island offerings at their very […]

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SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter – 21st November 2018

SLHTA Engages Soufriere Based Membership

On Thursday November 7th 2018, the SLHTA hosted a meeting with members based in the community of Soufriere. The meeting was held at Stonefield Resort and began at 4:30 p.m. The meeting though zoned was attended by a collage of attendees representing establishments from the restaurant, accommodation and allied sectors. Members […]

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Tourism Matters – 14th November 2018

A Small Scope on SLHTA’s Small Properties Retreat.

The SLHTA continues its engagement of member sectors to ascertain needs and areas in which the organization can improve its benefits to members. The small hotel sector is a very important segment of our membership which is currently being engaged to explore areas for incentives and marketing […]

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Tourism Matters – 7th November 2018

SLHTA’s Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) Supports The GEF Knowledge Fair

It i s our pleasure to formally advise of the support from the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association and our Tourism Enhancement Fund for the upcoming Peoples’ Knowledge Fair. The Knowledge Fair, as proposed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), provides an excellent platform for […]

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Tourism Matters – 31st October 2018

SLHTA Hosts Luncheon Meeting for Small Properties

The SLHTA Secretariat has scheduled a Luncheon meeting for its small property membership on Wednesday October 31st, 2018 at 9:00 a.m at the Bel Jou Hotel. The meeting will be chaired by Ms. Cheryl Skeete, SLHTA’s Director for small properties. The aim of the meeting is to listen to the […]

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Tourism Matters – 23rd October 2018

SLHTA’s Linkages In Tourism Committee Discusses the Way Forward

The SLHTA’s TEF Linkages in Tourism Committee met this week to discuss upcoming collaborations with various other organizations. The forum allowed for discussions on SLHTA/TEF support for Business Month celebrations, project ideas for strengthening the access of manufacturers and crafters to the hospitality sector, the upcoming […]

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Sandals Resorts Bartender Craig Andes – An Award Winning Drinks Connoisseur

An award-winning cocktail takes more than simply mixing the ingredients together. That’s the easy part. Passion and personality are what make it a work of art.  That’s the invaluable lesson Craig Andes has learned over the years and at just 22, he knows the sky is the limit.

Craig, who currently serves up his creations […]

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Rodney Bay, SAINT LUCIA (07 MARCH 2019) – Coco Palm is delighted to announce that it has received a British Airways Customer Excellence Award for 2018. This award comes from unbiased customer reviews and is designed to showcase the hotels that make their guests the happiest. Coco Palm received an overall score of 9.4/10.

British Airways […]

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Saint Lucia’s Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa wins awards from around the globe in a diverse range of categories

Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa, Saint Lucia’s most popular Premium All-Inclusive, continues to be recognized for its outstanding service and facilities globally from both the consumer and trade travel industry sectors receiving new accolades from Islands, the British Wedding Awards and HotelsCombined.
Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa was chosen as both the Editors’ Choice […]

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Nurturing an exuberant Culinary Arts landscape in Saint Lucia

For most of us, ‘superb culinary experiences’ are limited to only infrequent nights of fine dining and nostalgic doses of ‘mommas’ cooking. When we have devoured the last of a good meal, stomachs bulging and satisfied, we think little of the labour of love that made it all possible. For a select few, however, […]

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