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|

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|

SLHTA Wishes Saint Lucia Team Success At Tokyo Games

The SLHTA values the tireless contributions that all athletes continue to make in an effort to not only bring prominence to our island, but we also believe that sports are a crucial part of our island’s overall development.

So important is the SLHTA’s commitment to sports that in August 2019, at its Annual General Meeting, […]

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

COVID-19: SLMDA Concerned Over Mass Crowd Election Campaign Events (SLHTA Newsletter – 12th July 2021)

The Saint Lucia Medical and Dental Association (SLMDA), warning that ‘COVID-19 is still here’, has expressed grave concern over mass crowd election campaign events, as both major political parties here prepare for general elections on July 26.

In a statement issued Saturday night on behalf of the association, President Dr. Merle Clarke, noted the ‘horrifying consequences’ […]

By |July 30th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments|

Saint Lucia Crop Damage From Hurricane Elsa Put At Over $34 Million (SLHTA Newsletter – 6th July 2021)

Saint Lucia’s agriculture industry took a massive hit from the passage of Hurricane Elsa on Friday, with a preliminary estimate of damage to crops, including bananas and plantains, put at over $34 million.

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, made the disclosure Sunday night when he, Infrastructure Minister Stephenson King and Agriculture Minister, Ezechiel Joseph, appeared on […]

By |July 30th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments|

Funky Fungi capitalizes on assistance from SLHTA TEF’s Enterprise Development Fund (SLHTA Newsletter – 28th June 2021)

Ever since becoming the first beneficiary of the SLHTA TEF’s Enterprise Development Fund (EDF) in December 2019, local business Funky Fungi has mushroomed into an even better success story. It turns out that the company’s very existence is also deeply connected to the Fund.

Unveiled at the SLHTA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in August 2019, […]

By |July 30th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments|

St. Lucia Distillers opens three new cellars (SLHTA Newsletter – 21st June 2021)

St. Lucia Distillers is being commended for its continued confidence in Saint Lucia’s economic development through the expansion of its facilities in the Roseau Valley. Over the past 18 months, the premier rum producer in the Eastern Caribbean, under strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols, built three new cellars with a capacity of storing 12,000 […]

By |July 30th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA News May 17th 2021 – OECS Says US Travel Advisory Against Saint Lucia, Other Member States ‘Concerning’

OECS Says US Travel Advisory Against Saint Lucia, Other Member States ‘Concerning’

While we have been able to manage the pandemic in the OECS with case fatality rates and cases per population rates lower than the global average, we continue to be disproportionately affected by the economic fallout of COVID, due to our highly tourism-dependent […]

By |May 30th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments|