Press Releases

SLHTA Congratulates New SLP Administration

The Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association Inc. (SLHTA) extends sincere congratulations to Prime Minister-elect Philip J. Pierre and his soon-to-be sworn-in Cabinet of Ministers on their successful bid to form the new Government of Saint Lucia.

Our organization wishes the new administration the successful implementation of their programmes under its three broad objectives, which […]

Funky Fungi capitalizes on assistance from SLHTA TEF’s Enterprise Development Fund

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, […]

SLHTA Applauds Government’s Adjustments to COVID 19 Protocols

The Saint Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association (SLHTA) has described Government’s adjustments to the COVID-19 Prevention and Control regulations some from Friday, June 25, 2021 and others from Thursday 1 st July, as a positive move worthy of praise. On Thursday, June 24, 2021, the Office of the Prime Minister released a statement indicating […]

SLHTA Introduces “Partner with a Family” Programme

(CASTRIES, Saint Lucia – Wednesday, June 23, 2021) – With thousands of displaced tourism sector employees still finding it difficult to make ends meet during the COVID- 19 pandemic, the introduction of an innovative new programme seems poised to ease their socio-economic plight.

The Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), a humanitarian arm of the Saint Lucia […]

SLHTA Welcomes Amendments to COVID-19 Protocols

(CASTRIES, Saint Lucia – Friday 28 th May 2021) – The Saint Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association (SLHTA) welcomes the amendments to the COVID-19 protocols announced today, Friday 28 th May 2021, by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet.

On Friday, the Government of Saint Lucia approved amendments to the COVID-19 Prevention and Control regulations which will […]

SLHTA issues CALL TO ACTION to Members for SVG Support

The SLHTA has issued a call to action to its members, rallying them to support a request from the Saint Lucia National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) for water and other essential supplies for SVG. SLHTA members have answered the call to action with an outpouring of financial support for water, feminine hygiene products, non-perishable items and […]

By |April 12th, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments|

SLHTA Elects New Executive Committee at 56 th AGM

(CASTRIES, Saint Lucia – Monday 12 th April, 2021) – Following the hosting of its 56 th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held virtually on Friday 9 th April 2021, a new Executive Committee has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of the Saint Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association (SLHTA).

On Monday 1 st […]

By |April 12th, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments|

SLHTA, Nina Compton Partner On GoFundMe Drive to Benefit Restaurant Employees

(CASTRIES, Saint Lucia – Thursday, March 25, 2021) – The Saint Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association (SLHTA) has teamed up with acclaimed and award-winning chef, Nina Compton, on a GoFundMe drive to assist local restaurant employees whose livelihoods have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This GoFundMe initiative is created exclusively for Saint Lucian restaurants […]

By |March 29th, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments|

Statement by Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet on passing of Mr. Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart

Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart was never an ordinary man. He dreamed big, he thought big, he acted big. He was a visionary, a pioneer and a trailblazer. His son Adam described him as a ‘superhero’ and I concur because what he did for this region as a whole and for the islands in which he […]

By |January 5th, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments|

SLHTA’s Tourism Enhancement Fund Gifts Members Food Vouchers For Festive Season

The SLHTA Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) is spreading the Christmas cheer in a big way this season by rewarding its members with much-needed assistance.

Four hundred displaced employees who were severely impacted by the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic will be gifted food vouchers by the TEF. These employees will hale from the non-accommodation […]

By |December 28th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments|