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    SLHTA receives grant from Government to train 100 unemployed youth!

SLHTA receives grant from Government to train 100 unemployed youth!

One hundred unemployed Saint Lucian youth are poised to benefit following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association (SLHTA) and the Office of the National Authorising Officer (NAO).

The SLHTA is among seven institutions that will receive grants from the government of Saint Lucia, under an […]

Happy International Men’s Day from the SLHTA!

The Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association (SLHTA) joins the rest of the world in observing International Men’s Day (IMD), a day set apart to celebrate the positive value men bring to the world, their families and communities. “It gives me great pleasure to wish all men a happy IMD on behalf of the […]

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    Global Ports Holding engages key cruise and tourism industry stakeholders in St. Lucia

Global Ports Holding engages key cruise and tourism industry stakeholders in St. Lucia

(Global Ports Holding)- Executives of Global Ports Holding (GPH) participated in several government-endorsed stakeholder meetings last week to discuss community benefits and opportunities available for collaboration through the highly anticipated St Lucia Cruise Port project. The partnership between the government and GPH includes a 30-year concession agreement for cruise-related operations at Castries and Soufriere […]

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    SLHTA and St. Lucia Manufacturers Association ink historic MOU!

SLHTA and St. Lucia Manufacturers Association ink historic MOU!

Small and medium-sized local manufacturers are set to benefit following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Saint Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association and the St. Lucia Manufacturers Association.
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    SLHTA’s New Board of Directors: Building Forward Better…Together

SLHTA’s New Board of Directors: Building Forward Better…Together

The Saint Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association (SLHTA) hosted its annual general meeting (AGM) and Manufacturers Trade Show on Thursday, August 25, 2022 under the theme ‘Building Forward Better…TOGETHER.’ Held at the Sandals Grande St. Lucian, it was the agency’s first in person AGM since the onset of the pandemic.

The lively Open Session was […]

SLHTA Presidents Earth Day Message

As billions of people across the globe prepare to observe this year’s Earth Day under the theme, “Invest in our Planet”, the Saint Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association (SLHTA) reiterates its commitment to preserving our planet. 

Especially on Earth Day, we are reminded of the importance of protecting our planet – whether in the workplace, […]

By |April 22nd, 2022|Press Releases|0 Comments|

I Am Lucian Webinar Series Launches

Award winning Saint Lucia Photographer and Sustainable Tourism Evangelist Kirk Elliott has launched this webinar series to coincide with Saint Lucia’s 43rd Anniversary of Independence. The webinars will explore: What does it REALLY mean to be Saint Lucian?  What sets us apart and distinguishes us from every other nation on earth?  How can we […]

By |February 14th, 2022|Press Releases|0 Comments|

EXPO Dubai 2020 Opportunity

Dear Partners,

As you will all be aware, Saint Lucia has been exhibiting at Expo Dubai since last October, and it has been an excellent opportunity to showcase Saint Lucia to the world. The Expo has attracted an international audience of 11.6 million as of 31st January 2022, as well as the local audience in Dubai. As […]

By |February 7th, 2022|Press Releases|0 Comments|

Saint Lucia gears up to welcome an increase in visitor arrivals from Trinidad

Tourism between Saint Lucia and Trinidad is back with the  destination gearing up to receive even more visitors, with additional travel options.  

British Airways, tour operators and brand Saint Lucia are enthusiastic about the resumption of  service between Saint Lucia (UVF) and Port of Spain (POS). The service currently operates a  winter schedule on Mondays, […]

By |January 31st, 2022|Press Releases|0 Comments|

SLHTA Mourns Late Tourism Stalwart Jean Holder

(CASTRIES, Saint Lucia – Friday, January 28, 2022) – The Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association (SLHTA) continues to express condolences on the passing of Caribbean tourism stalwart and distinguished diplomat, Dr. Jean Holder.

Dr. Holder died on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at age 85, while being treated for an illness in hospital.
Best known for […]

By |January 31st, 2022|Press Releases|0 Comments|