Press Releases

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

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 […]

Locally produced “Breadfruit Eau de Vie” receives Gold Medal Award at this years “World-Spirits Awards” in Austria

This 100% Distillate, distilled only from local grown Breadfruit, is produced by Eike Lauff, who has labeled a new selection of St Lucian novelty Spirits under “Caribbean Craft Distilling”.

St Lucian “Caribbean Craft Distilling” has claimed additional plaudits to its Gold Medal Breadfruit Eau de Vie at the 2019 ‘World Spirits Awards’: It’s Taro Vodka, […]

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

Jacques Waterfront Dining celebrates 20 years in business and recognizes long standing staff members

20 years ago on the 12th of  February 1999 Froggie Jack’s (as it was known then) opened its doors for the first time in Ganter’s Bay, Castries.

Now known as Jacques Waterfront Dining, the restaurant has recently re-located to the waterfront within the beautiful gardens of Harmony Suites Hotel in Rodney Bay.

Chef Jacques Rioux […]

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

Sandals Resorts Bartender Craig Andes – An Award Winning Drinks Connoisseur

An award-winning cocktail takes more than simply mixing the ingredients together. That’s the easy part. Passion and personality are what make it a work of art.  That’s the invaluable lesson Craig Andes has learned over the years and at just 22, he knows the sky is the limit.

Craig, who currently serves up his creations […]

By |March 12th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments|


Rodney Bay, SAINT LUCIA (07 MARCH 2019) – Coco Palm is delighted to announce that it has received a British Airways Customer Excellence Award for 2018. This award comes from unbiased customer reviews and is designed to showcase the hotels that make their guests the happiest. Coco Palm received an overall score of 9.4/10.

British Airways […]

By |March 11th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments|