Programs and Workshops

Foundation of Wines of the World Level 2

The St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) is hosting the first “Foundation of Wines of the World Level 2” course.

The “Foundation of Wines of the World Level 2” offers a focus on wines, for individuals who are exposed to the service, selling and distribution of wines on a daily basis. The course will […]

SLHTA Introduces Spanish Classes to Hospitality Industry Workers

On October 20th 2015 the SLHTA in collaboration with the Embassy of Mexico and the Embassy of Spain introduced a Pilot Programme to hospitality Industry Workers. This Programme will be ongoing and is targeted at delivering an 8 week Spanish Language Training Course to Supervisors in the food and beverage department, front office, reservations, […]

SLHTA Environmental Committee Presentation

At last Fridays meeting of the SLHTA’s Environmental Committee, the team discussed an “Energy Training for Employees” initiative.  The Secretariat is please to provide you with a copy of the presentation prepared by Carl Hunter the Co Chair of the Committee.
Friday’s Environmental Committee Meeting was set aside for a special presentation designed to […]

SLHTA workshop on Internationally Accredited Food Safety and HACCP Training

SLHTA workshop on Internationally Accredited Food Safety and HACCP Training was conducted Friday June 19th 2015 for Purchasing Managers, GM’S, Food and Beverage Managers and Supervisors. The workshop focused on key requirements of the USA and EU markets and expectations of Tour Operators, the key stages to successfully implementing a HACCP food based safety […]

SLHTA presents Customer Service Essentials to Police Officers

On Monday 3rd March 2014, the SLHTA’s EVP Noorani Azeez, presented a training workshop to 29 Police Officers on the important of Customer Service and its applications on accident scenes.  The  SLHTA was invited by the RSLPF to conduct the training to expose officers to the  strategies which can be employed to minimize distress, […]

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    Springboard Supervisors and First Line Managers Training Programmes

Springboard Supervisors and First Line Managers Training Programmes

The Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) and Springboard Training & Development Centre collaborated to offer tourism industry supervisors and first line managers the opportunity to obtain a Level 3 Award in Principles of Supervising Customer Service Performance in Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism.  A total of eight employees participated and successfully completed […]

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    Stage de Français en Guadeloupe (French Training in Guadeloupe)

Stage de Français en Guadeloupe (French Training in Guadeloupe)

The Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) entered its third year of collaboration with the Institut de Cooperation Franco Caraibe (ICFC) to conduct another foreign language and internship training opportunity for Saint Lucian employees working within the Tourism and Hospitality Sector. The  initiative will involve a two (2) week intensive French language training which has […]

Marketing Techniques for Small Properties

Amidst the alarming concerns about stay-over visitor arrival to Saint Lucia and against the back lash of low occupancy rates for small  hotels, the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) has collaborated with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Caribbean Technological   Consultancy Services (CTCS) to host an  informative and enlightening workshop for […]

St Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival – Laborie Food Vendors Cooking Demonstration

As the passion for culinary arts intensifies and talented Saint Lucians continue to be spotlighted on the regional and international platform, the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) extend its partnership with the Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB) on their revamped, re branded and re energized Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival.

Standing on […]

Chefs Administrative Training

Monroe College’s School of Hospitality Management and the Culinary Arts through the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) reached out to Chefs in the Hospitality Industry by offering Chef’s Administrative Training to boost the competences of Chefs at all levels.
The Chefs substituted being in their kitchens during this six week period with sitting […]