Press Releases

SLHTA President Labour Day Message

Dear SLHTA Members,

This Labor Day will stand out in our memory like none ever before.

Known predominantly as a labor union celebration of the economic and social significance of workers, this May Day – at the height of the COVID-19 crisis – makes us look at the contributions of workers in new and striking ways.

Across […]

International Women’s Day Message from SLHTA President Karolin Troubetzkoy

Dear SLHTA Members,

On Sunday, March 8, the Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association (SLHTA) will join the World in celebrating International Women’s Day and honoring the achievements of women through the ages and across the globe. We will also use the occasion to continue to advocate for gender parity and women’s rights here in […]

Bay Gardens Resort Wins 2020 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award

The award-winning Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa has captured a 2020 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award, adding another accolade to its growing collection.

Winners of the prestigious awards exhibit superior professionalism, responsiveness, service, and quality when interacting with the millions of consumers who turn to WeddingWire to help ease their wedding planning process each month.

The […]

Local tourism interest joint forces with International cruise interest to promote synergy between cruise and stayover tourism

Run For Fun Cruise Incorporated and Serenity Vacations & Tours DMC showcased yet another Run For Fun Cruise event in Saint Lucia last Wednesday. The quest for synergy between cruise and stayover tourism is receiving joint public and private sector action with the successful hosting of a Run For Fun cruise marathon on Wednesday. […]

By |February 24th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments|

St Lucia Photographer Inducted into TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

Internationally acclaimed St Lucia Photographer Kirk Elliott recently saw his St Lucia Photo Tour inducted into the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. Elliott created the St Lucia Photo Tour in 2014 and this unique and novel visitor experience went on to win TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence for five (5) consecutive years and as a consequence […]

By |February 14th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments|


Licensing Boat Rides It has been remarkable to watch the growth of events in St. Lucia. The creativity, the specialty services offered, cabanas, themes, captivating promotional campaigns and so much more. We have become a premier destination, for the most exciting fetes tracked by drones and re-lived over and over on social media.
Event/Party […]

By |February 3rd, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments|

Sandals Foundation becomes Platinum Sponsor of St Lucia Animal Protection Society

Sandals Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Sandals Resorts International has signed on as a Platinum Sponsor for the Saint Lucia Animal Protection Society (SLAPS), a non-profit organization dedicated to caring for sick and abandoned dogs in St Lucia.
As a new Platinum Sponsor, Sandals Foundation will provide an annual financial contribution of over EC$9,000 to […]

By |January 29th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments|

BodyHoliday Sets-up new Group Therapy Room for The National Mental Wellness Centre

The National Mental Wellness Centre is expected to enhance its existing clinical support services, following the recent official handover ceremony of tools and furniture for a group therapy room.
Representative from the Office of the Chief Medical Officer Dr. Michelle Francois expressed gratitude to the Body Holiday Saint Lucia for the generous contribution of […]

By |January 29th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments|


Fresh off the heels of the announcement naming Saint Lucia as the World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination 2019, the inspirational Caribbean Island has done it yet again, this time capturing the title of Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination 2020, at the 27th Annual World Travel Awards (WTA) that took place on January 20, 2020 in Nassau, […]

By |January 24th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments|

Saint Lucia ends 40th Year of Independence with over 400k Stay-over Arrivals

latest figures indicate that Saint Lucia has surpassed all previous records set with regards to stay-over arrivals. For the period January to December 2019, Saint Lucia recorded 423,736 stay-over visitors; the highest in the island’s history.

This year marked the first time that the destination broke the 400,000 mark in stay-over arrivals in a […]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments|