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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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|

SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter – 7th December 2019

SAINT LUCIA IS WORLD’S LEADING HONEYMOON DESTINATION YET AGAIN
The results are in and destination Saint Lucia has been adjudged winner of the prestigious title of World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination for a record 11th time. The announcement of the highly coveted industry accolade was made on November 28th at the 26th Annual Gala Ceremony of the […]

By |December 11th, 2019|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter – 26th November 2019

SLHTA’s Tourism Enhancement Fund meets to discuss way forward

Citizen security, small business support and human resources development were key aspects of discussions at last week’s meeting of the Board of Trustees of the SLHTA’s Tourism Enhancement Fund. Chaired by Winston Anderson of Sandals Resorts International, the Board renewed its endorsement of the following key […]

By |December 11th, 2019|Newsletter|0 Comments|

SLHTA Tourism Matters Newsletter – 3rd December 2019

The results are in and destination Saint Lucia has been adjudged winner of the prestigious title of World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination for a record 11th time. The announcement of the highly coveted industry accolade was made on November 28th at the 26th Annual Gala Ceremony of the World Travel Awards in Oman…READ MORE

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SLHTA Tourism Matters (18th November 2019)

Enhancing the Shopping Experience
The Saint Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association (SLHTA) facilitated a meeting between retail store members and Point Seraphine’s General Manager Earland Labadie, to discuss ideas for enhancing the shopping experience at Point Seraphine. Building on discussions between these members and SLHTA’s President and CEO last month, Harry Edwards Jewelers and Sea […]

By |November 19th, 2019|Newsletter|0 Comments|