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Eat What We Grow Campaign

The SLHTA announces the launch of an “Eat What We Grow” campaign aimed at promoting the consumption of locally grown agricultural produce. The initiative was conceived in collaboration with SLHTA’s Honorary Member Ronald “Boo” Hinkson and is designed to encourage healthier lifestyle practices among Saint Lucians. Healthier eating habits has been a key consideration in the […]

By |July 8th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA PRESIDENT WARNS OF INDUSTRY COLLAPSE

In a letter to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, SLHTA President Karolin Troubetzkoy says that the recent mass redundancy announcements by two of Saint Lucia’s major hotels have sent shock waves through the industry and are a stark reminder of the very precarious situation the hospitality and tourism industry finds itself in.

“We urge your Government to […]

By |July 8th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA Newsletter (April 28th 2020)

Over the past few weeks, the unprecedented COVID-19 global crisis has challenged our citizens, our businesses, our members and also, the SLHTA as an organization like no other crisis in our 50+ year history. And with no end of the crisis in sight any time soon, the SLHTA remains entirely committed to do what […]

By |May 10th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter – 15th April 2020

On Sunday April 12th 2020, the SLHTA was actively involved in a massive islandwide undertaking to prepare and deliver over 3000 meals to the less fortunate across Saint Lucia.

Resorts, Restaurants and Allied Members from Gros Islet, Marigot Bay, Soufriere, Vieux Fort and Dennery were “ALL IN” preparing these meals. This initiative required not only […]

By |April 14th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter – 17/2/2020

Advocating on issues affecting our members is a very important service to SLHTA members. Apart from lobbying for amendments to legislation, policy and tax reform, the SLHTA also assists with Security Assessment and conflict mediation whenever called upon. A recent meeting with various stakeholders in Soufriere sought to craft solutions to some of these […]

By |February 18th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter – 4th February 2020

SLHTA’s 1VP, 2VP and CEO met with Minister of Tourism and PS Tourism to discuss incentives for the tourism service providers as well as to assess the impact if the Accommodation Tax to this sector. For a number of years now, Tourism Service Providers have been at the forefront of SLHTA negotiations for incentives […]

By |February 14th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter (16th January 2020)

SLHTA Changes Vision and Mission Statements
The SLHTA began with an idea to bring together the players of an industry that was then viewed as crucial to this country’s future. Since 1964 that idea and this organization has grown tremendously and the evolution of the SLHTA stands today as a testament of that commitment.

Moving forward, […]

By |January 17th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter (24th December 2019)

AA Non-Stop Flight from Chicago
On December 21st 2019, Saint Lucia welcomed an inaugural nonstop American Airlines flight from Chicago, with festive celebrations in each destination to commemorate the occasion.

To honor the departure of the first flight, Minister of Tourism Honorable Dominic Fedee greeted passengers at the gate in Chicago before takeoff. The atmosphere was […]

By |January 17th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter (16th December 2019)

SLHTA Tax Committee Analyses Impact of Head Tax
The SLHTA’s Head Tax Committee convened an emergency meeting to discuss feedback from the Ministry of Finance that the proposed Head Tax which it has been negotiating with the Government for almost two years now, is set to be implemented in April 2020. A Cabinet decision outlining […]

By |January 17th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter (9th December 2019)

SLHTA’s Quaterly General Meeting
On Tuesday December 17th, 2019 the Saint Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association (SLHTA) will be hosting its Quarterly General Meeting (QGM) under the theme “Creating Connections; Building Linkages”.  This theme was deemed best suited as the Association has continued to focus on the importance of linkages within the Agriculture, Arts & Craft, Manufacturing and Small Business Enterprises Sectors. In addition, […]

By |January 17th, 2020|Newsletter|0 Comments|