Green Fig Resort & Spa announces St. Lucia Art Competition.

In midst of extremely difficult times for all St. Lucians, the country’s newest boutique hotel, Green Fig Resort & Spa in Soufriére, opens its doors to visiting vacationers later this month. The 25 room boutique property, offering jaw- dropping vistas of Petit Piton and Soufriére town and harbor, will be catering to the ecology […]

By |February 23rd, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments|

Best Hotels in the Caribbean

We are thrilled to share that JADE MOUNTAIN been rated the No. 3 Best Hotel in the Caribbean, and the No. 1 All-Inclusive in Saint Lucia in the 2021 U.S. News and World Report Best Hotels Awards!

…thanks to its tasty on-site cuisine and varied meal plan options, in addition to its three-walled “sanctuaries,” or rooms, which […]

By |February 23rd, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments|


This guidance is intended to assist workplaces to respond in the event of an employee suspected or confirmed case, of COVID-19. In all instances, the contact tracing team of the Department of Health will contact the workplace of the confirmed case to provide the necessary guidance.

Employees should notify their employer if they have been […]

By |February 23rd, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA Remembers Gordon “Butch” Stewart

The Saint Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association (SLHTA) joins the rest of the regional and global tourism industry in expressing condolences to the family, friends and relatives of outstanding hospitality pioneer, Gordon “Butch” Stewart, who died in Miami, Florida, on Monday evening, January 4, 2021. He was 79.
Stewart was Founder and Chairman of Sandals […]

By |January 5th, 2021|Blog, News, Newsletter|0 Comments|

Saint Lucia Captures 12th World Leading Honeymoon Destination Award

Saint Lucia’s prominence amongst global destinations within the romance niche continues to be undisputable. The destination was bestowed yet again, the prestigious title of ‘World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination’. The virtual announcement of the highly coveted industry accolade was made on November 27 in Moscow, commemorating the observance of the 27th annual World Travel Awards.

Saint Lucia has […]

By |December 9th, 2020|Newsletter|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|

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|

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|

SLHTA’s President Remarks on World Tourism Day 2020 – SLHTA News (26th September 2020)

This year’s theme is “Tourism and Rural Development”.

 “Tourism and Rural Development” and this day of observation comes at a critical moment, as countries around the world look to tourism to drive recovery from the effects of the pandemic, including in rural communities where the sector is often a leading employer and economic pillar.

In a recent release of a landmark Policy Brief on […]

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

One Planet Vision for a Responsible Recovery of the Tourism Sector – SLHTA News (23rd September 2020)

The One Planet Vision for a Responsible Recovery of the Tourism Sector builds on the UNWTO Global Guidelines to Restart Tourism1 released by the Global Tourism Crisis Committee on 28 May 2020 with the objective to support tourism to emerge stronger and more sustainable from the COVID-19 crisis. The vision is shared by the members of the One […]

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