Press Releases

The Jus’ Sail Foundation Youth Programme Shipmates Complete Training and Move to Work Experience.

Through the generous support of the SLHTA’s Tourism Enhancement Fund, other donors and supporters including IGY Rodney Bay Marina and Carnival Sailing, the non-profit Jus’ Sail Foundation has recently completed its 7th annual youth training programme. Ten shipmates were recruited to join the programme in May 2019 through an application process designed to emulate […]

By |August 13th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments|

Wine Spectator recognizes Ti Kaye Resort & Spa’s Kai Manje Restaurant

Ti Kaye Resort & Spa’s Kai Manje Restaurant recognized yet again by Wine Spectator for an exceptional wine and culinary program.
Kai Manje Restaurant at Ti Kaye Resort and Spa, a unique boutique resort, located in Anse Cochon, Saint Lucia is again in the spotlight after receiving recognition from Wine Spectator for an exceptional wine […]

Saint Lucia Set to Welcome Direct American Airlines Flight from Chicago

CASTRIES – Friday, May 17, 2019 – Saint Lucia is extending its reach into the US Market through the introduction of a non-stop American Airlines flight from Chicago.
The weekly Saturday service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) will begin on December 21, 2019.
American Airlines continues to recognize the growing demand […]

At Sandals Dreams Come True for Returning Couple

Castries Saint Lucia:- Sandals Halcyon Beach Resort in Saint Lucia is hosting two special guests who have clocked an amazing 900 nights in vacation at Sandals Resorts in the Caribbean.

Edward and Paula Baldrian have come again and again to Sandals Resorts and are now on their nine hundred and twenty seventh night at […]

Eroline Lamontagne of the Fond Doux Plantation & Resort, captures the Green Hotelier of the year award!

(Soufriere, ST. LUCIA) – As the world celebrated Earth Day, Caribbean Journal awarded Eroline Lamontagne of the Fond Doux Plantation & Resort as the Green Hotelier of the year.

Every day is Earth Day at the Fond Doux Plantation & Resort. As a strong supporter of the Paris agreement, the plantation resort is doing all […]

By |April 29th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments|

Sandals For Football Excellence

Sandals Resorts International has continued its support of developmental programmes for Saint Lucia’s youths, joining forces once more with the Trevor Daniel Football Development Programme, by contributing XCD$5,000 toward its recent Football Excellence
Clinic.

The Sandals Football Excellence Clinic was a resounding success, and comprised a total of four clinics which were held on February 22nd, […]

Winfresh Sponsors SLHTA Chefs in Schools Cook Off Competition 2019

Winfresh is the sponsor of this year’s schools culinary competition organized by the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA). The competition which was launched at the SLHTA conference room in Rodney Bay Saint Lucia on March 20, 2019 will be held in Soufriere on May 7 and 8, 2019.

Ten Secondary schools will be […]

Fond Doux Plantation & Resort Captures another two Awards from Trip Expert for the Bamboo Restaurant & Mamma La Terre Spa

The award winning Fond Doux Plantation & Resort’s Bamboo Restaurant and Mamma La Terre Spa are among the recipients of the 2019 Experts’ Choice Award from Trip Expert. Expert’s Choice award is in its fourth year and it is only a few attractions and restaurants worldwide who receive this award. It recognizes endorsements by […]

Bel Jou Hotel Receives Numerous Accolades two Years after Re-Opening Hotel

TripAdvisor Hall of Fame Award
Bel Jou Hotel has earned a Certificate of Excellence every year for the past five years, we’re pleased to announce that Bel Jou Hotel has qualified for the Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame.

When selecting Certificate of Excellence winners, TripAdvisor uses a proprietary algorithm to determine the honorees that takes […]

By |March 28th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments|

A Saint Lucian taxi firm has become the first tourism taxi company in the Caribbean to be Hospitality Assured (HA) certified, an international certification programme for service excellence.

Holiday Taxi Limited is among a number of tourism enterprises in member countries of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) that recently completely the rigorous qualifying process towards certification.

The taxi company reported that the certification process significantly improved the knowledge and skills of its employees, who are now much better placed to strengthen its performance […]