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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 GOVERNMENT OF SAINT LUCIA ENACTS TOURISM LEVY FOR TOURISM MARKETING AND DEVELOPMENT

The Government of Saint Lucia following continued and extensive consultation over the past two years with key stakeholders in the tourism industry, will enact a government tax named the “Tourism Levy”.  Revenue collected from this tax is earmarked for  tourism marketing and development. The implementation of this tax follows the introduction of the Tourism Levy Act and amendments to […]

By |November 23rd, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments|

SLHTA MOU with Taiwan

SLHTA President Karolin Troubetzkoy together with the Ambassador of the Republic of China ( Taiwan), his Excellency Peter Chia-yen Chen, presided over the signing of a letter of intent between the Taiwan based Travel Quality Assurance Association and the SLHTA. The purpose of the letter of intent is to promote mutual collaboration, exchange experiences, and share information […]

By |November 16th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|

Your Monday update – 9 Nov 2020

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
UK FLIGHTS FROM LONDON TO CONTINUE THROUGH TO END OF THE UK’S LOCKDOWN AND INTO 2021
JOHN’S, ANTIGUA (November 7, 2020) –The Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism and Tourism Authority are delighted to confirm that Virgin Atlantic will continue its services to and from the United Kingdom. The airline will maintain its […]

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

Open for Business October 31st – Travel Requirements for St. Kitts & Nevis

Basseterre, St. Kitts (October 31, 2020) – As St. Kitts & Nevis welcomes visitors to its shores beginning today, this update provides additional information on changes to hotel properties to be used by visitors and a link to the Travel Authorization form to be completed by all visitors.

The Federation will observe a phased reopening with […]

By |November 2nd, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

GRENADA’S MINISTER IN SPANISH APPEAL

Grenada has launched another dimension to its Pure Grenada, Just For You campaign, a video in Spanish done by Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Climate Resilience, and the Environment Hon. Dr. Clarice Modeste-Curwen.

By |November 2nd, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

THE ISLANDS OF THE BAHAMAS ANNOUNCES UPDATED TRAVEL AND ENTRY PROTOCOLS

Mandatory Vacation-in-Place Requirement is Replaced by COVID-19 Health Insurance, Monitoring Procedures, and On-Island Rapid Testing for Those Staying Longer Than Five Days

NASSAU, Bahamas, October 31, 2020 – The Islands of The Bahamas today announced streamlined entry protocols that will enable visitors to better and more seamlessly enjoy The Bahamas vacation experience.

Those who booked travel […]

By |November 2nd, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

CARIBBEAN PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY LAUNCHES UNIQUE HEALTH ASSURANCE STAMP, AND MOBILE APP TO PROTECT TOURISM INDUSTRY

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago (October 20, 2020) – As part of its ongoing efforts to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and other public health threats, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is preparing to officially launch two important initiatives to protect the Region’s tourism sector and safeguard the health and safety […]

By |October 21st, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments|

Virtual Tours: A New Way to Travel ( SLHTA News – 19th October 2020)

It was Eric Hoffer who said, “in times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” COVID-19 has provided us with countless opportunities to learn from the changes all around us. Changes in the way we do business, changes in […]

By |October 20th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|

New Normal, New Opportunities, Young Entrepreneurs Turning the Trials of the Pandemic into Tremendous Possibilities

It is said that necessity is the father of invention. Often times when our backs are up against the wall, we are our most creative selves. There is little doubt that COVID-19 has pinned us against the odds in more ways than one, and therefore innovation has been the only way for anyone to […]

By |October 13th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments|

Anse Chastanet Sponsors Soufriere Comprehensive Secondary School Graduation – SLHTA News (28th September 2020)

Anse Chastanet & Jade Mountain have been a proud supporter of education and sports events in our communities for decades. Difficult year or not, we did not hesitate to support the Soufriere Comprehensive Secondary School with a financial contribution to sponsor the trophies and plaques for their Annual Graduation Ceremony. Independently, the school had […]

By |October 4th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|