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PRESS RELEASE: Castries, St. Lucia, April 9, 2018-The OECS/GCCA iLAND Resilience Project is launching a major Climate Change and Sustainable Land Management awareness initiative in the form of whiteboard animations. Climate Change is one of the most topical issues globally and it is a ...
THE NATIONAL ADAPTATION PLAN IS THE KEY STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK FOR ACHIEVING THE COUNTRY'S ADAPTATION GOALS. The Government of Saint Lucia has prepared a national plan to prepare the country for the impacts of climate change. From April 16 to 17, national stakeholders will ...
Press Release:– The Government of Saint Lucia has prepared a national plan to prepare the country for the impacts of climate change. From April 16 to 17, national stakeholders will meet in Castries for the launch of Saint Lucia's National Adaptation Plan (NAP). Government officials and creators (artists ...
Press Release:– The Government of Saint Lucia and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations (UNECLAC), hosted the fifth meeting of the Caribbean Development Round Table, under the theme “Promoting Climate Resilience and Sustainable Economic ...
This observance has its origins in the growing recognition of the impacts that climate change is having, and will continue to have, on OECS Member ...
Eastern Caribbean Regional Climate Change Implementation Plan ... His Excellency, Steve McCready, Resident British Commissioner to Saint Lucia.
The Eastern Caribbean Regional Climate Change Implementation Plan was ... and Honourable Allen Chastanet, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia.
(GIS) – Resident British Commissioner Steve McCready, recently launched the OECS Climate Change Implementation Plan Project in Saint Lucia.
(AFP) – Ten families from Europe, Kenya, and Fiji have filed suit against the European Union, seeking to limit global warming's threats to their homes ...
(AFP) — Global warming is expected to make vegetables significantly scarcer around the world, unless new growing practices and resilient crop ...
THE (almost) consensus belief within the scientific community and laymen at large is that due to “human-caused climate change”, hurricanes are more ...
Tourism
Police said the tourist was sexually assaulted after being dragged into some bushes in Gros Islet, in the north of the Caribbean island, last Friday. **ONLINE EMBARGO UNTIL 00:01 07/04/2018** PIC Shameful cruelty of animals sponsored by people who holiday in Thailand. The Royal Saint Lucia ...
“Underpinning the growth that Saint Lucia's tourism industry has undergone is the continued excellence of our hospitality workforce. I feel especially privileged to have been part of the work done by this organization and I thank my past and present colleagues, industry partners and SLHTA members for ...
Press Release:– The Saint Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association announces the departure of the Chief Executive Officer, Mr Noorani Azeez. Mr Azeez has tendered his resignation effective April 6th, 2018 so to commence the next chapter of his career in the hospitality industry. His time at the SLHTA spans ...
THE Saint Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association (SLHTA) has announced the departure of the Chief Executive Officer Mr Noorani Azeez. Mr Azeez tendered his resignation effective April 6th, 2018 to commence the next chapter of his career in the hospitality industry. According to the SLHTA in a release, ...
The prime minister's outlook for St. Lucia for this year, barring any natural disaster, is continued growth. He said that several foreign direct investment projects in the pipeline are at an advanced stage and are expected to come on stream this year. He said further, that the construction and tourism sectors ...
The idea of village tourism is another area which will change the landscape and living standards of many villages and once the MPs for those constituencies remain on their path of enthusiasm, St. Lucia will once more recognize the importance of making our nation a permanent home for themselves and ...
PM promised Tourism Development. ... And he was proud to stop the NICE programme as constituted because 90% of workers were labeled supporters of the Opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party and they had to be denied employment while vital care services to several communities and thousands of ...
It would come as no great surprise if it should turn out the pictured tourism minister Dominic Fedee's hero is David, famous slayer of Goliaths! ... On Wednesday evening Fedee alleged the member of South Castries had issued statements via an online publication that was unlikely to help Saint Lucia's ...
(GIS) – The Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Hon. Allen Michael Chastanet delivered the annual budgetary address on Tuesday, April 3. The Prime Minister stated that this year's budget focuses on maximising growth capacity and building resilience as a nation. “Here at home, preliminary figures for 2017 ...
Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Tourism, Dominic Fedee, has told reporters that the Allen Chastanet administration is 'very encouraged' by the continued growth of the tourism industry in 2018. 'Year to date preliminary figures suggest that we – year to date February, ...
As a result, he observed that the government is pressing ahead with village tourism. 'We believe that this will no doubt be the single largest policy prescription that this government will institute in this financial year, so we are hoping that by the second, third quarter of the year, we would have had the ...
In this regard, security, tourism and education have been highlighted as areas in which Panama and Saint Lucia can work together,” Sir Neville said. “I note too, your culinary talents, and your apparent desire to have us commit gastronomical suicide,” he jested. “Should such be the case, Nina Compton, ...
(THE SUN) – Mexico's most popular holiday hotspot has become overrun with drug gangs, as violence in the tourist party town escalates to unprecedented levels. Cancun has seen 14 murders in just 36 hours — the highest ever in the country's recorded history, according to Noticaribe. The latest ...
Hermangild Francis, a government Senator and current Minister for Home Affairs, Justice and National Security, made the disclosure Tuesday while commenting on the work that his brother, Peterson, has been doing as the current Mayor of Castries. Asserting that Peterson was doing a 'fantastic' job, the ...
(GIS) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region's tourism development agency, has entered into an agreement with Blockchain Technology Company, Bitt Inc., aimed at facilitating the implementation of more efficient payment processes for tourism-related products and services. The two ...
Addressing the needs of the tourism industry by way of expediting building applications and necessary concessions, the village tourism aspect, the expansion of the Airbnb industry to the small man where over 1,000 rooms are presently utilized. The health ministry, together with the Ministry of Finance, ...
(GIS) – The Government of Saint Lucia has prepared a national plan to prepare the country for the impacts of climate change. ... SASAPs have already been developed for tourism, agriculture, water and fisheries and these will be used as examples for participants from various agencies who will be ...
The Government of Saint Lucia has prepared a national plan to prepare the country for the impacts of climate change. ... SASAPs have already been developed for tourism, agriculture, water and fisheries and these will be used as examples for participants from various agencies who will be involved in ...
Press Release:– The Government of Saint Lucia has prepared a national plan to prepare the country for the impacts of climate change. ... SASAPs have already been developed for tourism, agriculture, water and fisheries and these will be used as examples for participants from various agencies who will ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The fourth annual Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF), the premier educational forum for Caribbean hospitality and tourism professionals, is slated for June 22-24, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency in Miami. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association ...
We'd heard that the Governor-General of St. Lucia would be attending the same dinner as us that night, which inspired a heated argument between an Indian-Jamaican journalist and a Jamaican-born St. Lucia Tourism Rep over whether Governors-General are appointed for life, or serve at the behest of ...
Tourist visitor arrival would diminish drastically. The raison d'etre of every piece of legislation, contextually speaking, is predicated on a societal prophylactic principle. What is the mischief that is intended to be averted? In this regard we shall allude to Chapter 1, Section 10 of the St. Lucia Constitution ...
Overall, the economy is an exotic island destinations most dependent on tourism. Thus, the contribution of travelers in the GDP of the Seychelles is 26.4 per cent, the Bahamas -19%, Saint Lucia – 15%. In the European region most dependent on tourism, Malta (14.2% of GDP), Montenegro (11%) and ...
(THE SUN) – Chilling pictures of a man lying dead in the sand in crime-plagued Acapulco encapsulate the brutal violence gripping the once-idyllic tourist hotspot in Mexico. Tourists found the unnamed man's body floating face-down in the water off Caletilla Beach after a suspected shooting.
Tourism Minister Dominic Fedee earlier today defended the festival's new format. He told reporters that in the past, the organizers, which was the entity called the St. Lucia Tourist Board, used the festival to invite international media to the island to give the island visibility in the international market, ...
Tourism Minister Dominic Fedee has promised an exciting line up for the upcoming St Lucia jazz festival scheduled for May 7 – 14. After 25 years, the St Lucia Jazz Festival was scaled back and relaunched last year as part of a series of events organized under the Soliel Summer Festival brand.
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Wilson Jn. Baptiste, CEO of Global Enterprises Management Solutions LLC, will be making two presentations at the World Travel Market on April 18th 2018 and will also be accompanied by Magdalene Cooman, Director of Operations. This annual event attracts nearly ...
“We are going back to the roots, we are going back to where we started,” said Ernie George, sales manager for the St Lucia Tourism Authority. George was among a contingent of tourism officials and hoteliers in Trinidad and Tobago to promote the festival. “We started with a unique jazz product, we kind ...
Tourism Minister Dominic Fedee earlier today defended the festival's new format. He told reporters that in the past, the organisers, which was the entity called the St. Lucia Tourist Board, used the festival to invite international media to the island to give the island visibility in the international market, ...
(CMC) – The Belize Government on Tuesday said that the United States-based Centres for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed a case of the highly contagious Pertussis (whooping cough) from a visitor who travelled there during the third week of March this year. The Ministry of Health said that since ...
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Saint Lucian hoteliers are concerned that a letter they wrote to Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, was leaked to the media. The March 27, 2018 letter to Chastanet was written on behalf of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), by association President, Sanovnik Destang. The letter was ...
St. Lucia has now embarked on a completely different course with a new vision as both our people and the nation on a whole were disgruntled by the ... These ongoing projects augur well for the island, but more importantly, raise the brand of our tourism product to match the competition within the region ...
Barbados Nation:- Three Caribbean airlines have formed an alliance which promises to make it easier and cheaper for travellers to move between 32 countries. Antigua-based LIAT, Air Antilles of Guadeloupe and St Maarten's Winair have joined forces under the CaribSKY project which is co-funded by ...
But he lamented that for some reason, Saint Lucia appears to be one of the only countries to have ignored the commission's bid to visit this country to carry out its investigation. “It is very unfortunate,” De Caires told St Lucia Times. A CARICOM release Thursday did not list Saint Lucia among nine ...
Regional marketing manager of the SLTA Christopher Gustave, in the presence of St Lucia hoteliers, local jazz enthusiasts, travel agents and the media outlined quite a number of reasons why Trinbagonians should go to St Lucia. He said St Lucia accomplished an all-time high in tourist arrivals in 2017, ...
(GIS) – The Government of Saint Lucia will be undertaking a comprehensive infrastructure rehabilitation programme with the three-prong aim to increase productivity, guard against extreme weather events, and enhance the island's competitiveness as a destination for business and tourism.
(GIS) – With the launch of Saint Lucia's National Adaptation Plan, the Department of Sustainable Development has underlined the efforts made by the various ... “The NAP covers tourism, water, agriculture, fisheries, and natural resource management which is inclusive of coastal, marine and biodiversity, ...
The Chamber is partnering with members of the Insurance Council of saint Lucia, the SHLTA and a number of other organizations, to make this timely and ... at some key sectors will take place in the afternoon session, namely; Small Business, Public Sector/Public Utilities, Tourism and General Business.
Sanovnik Destang, President of the St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association, which won the 2017 CHIEF Award for Operations, saw many benefits from the annual forum: “CHIEF for me is quite simply the best education forum of its type for the Caribbean hospitality sector and its needs. Whereas other ...
Carefully built to ensure minimum disturbance to a lush 600-acre estate in the Soufrière hills of St. Lucia, Anse Chastanet and its sister property, Jade Mountain, are award-winning resorts dedicated to responsible tourism. Mindful of the impacts of plastics on land and marine environments, the resorts' ...
These included investment in education, agriculture, tourism, sports facilities and local government community projects. ... In total, Saint Lucia's government has a budget of almost $1.5bn for the coming financial year (19.2 per cent or $284.63m of that is allocated to capital expenditure). Finding the funds ...
by Julita Peter, GIS. The Government of Saint Lucia will be undertaking a comprehensive infrastructure rehabilitation programme with the three-prong aim to increase productivity, guard against extreme weather events, and enhance the island's competitiveness as a destination for business and tourism.
I was advised that losses or possible losses in the future include: the Doppler Project (about $7 million), the Castries-GrosIset highway (about $150 ... I have to admit that when I saw this year's performance, my mind went back to the last UWP term when Mr Allen Chastanet served as Tourism Minister.
Within our region VR is set to drive a new conversation in a variety of sectors from tech and tourism, to education and media. ... And OK, a VR ride down one of Saint Lucia's great mountain biking trails could be kinda cool but could some graphics inside a digital headset ever really hope to replicate the ...
Carefully built to ensure minimum disturbance to a lush 600-acre estate in the Soufrière hills of St. Lucia, Anse Chastanet and its sister property Jade Mountain are award-winning resorts dedicated to responsible tourism. Mindful of the impacts of plastics on land and marine environments, the resorts' ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – This Earth Day, April 22, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) joins the worldwide celebrations. Earth Day's theme this year, “End Plastic Pollution,” is especially relevant for CHTA because preventing or removing plastic pollution remains a big challenge ...
This year is no different with five schools participating in the programme. The programme then culminates into a National Competition where the winners will represent Saint Lucia at a regional event held in Barbados. The competition is sponsored in full by the SLHTA's Tourism Enhancement Fund.
He expressed the importance for environmental conservation for island countries such as Taiwan and Saint Lucia. Ambassador Shen said, ”This event is held to commemorate the Earth Day, reminding people to clean up the beach and preserve the natural beauty, which is vital for a marine tourism ...
The Governments of Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines launched their respective national plans to prepare their countries to climate change impacts by achieving their adaptation goals. Saint Lucia's NAP addresses multiple sectors, including water, agriculture, fisheries, tourism, ...
To date, SASAPs have been developed in Tourism, Water, Agriculture and Fisheries, along with a number of other products. Minister Rigobert pledged the support of the Cabinet of Ministers in approving Saint Lucia's NAP, SASAPs and other products within the coming weeks. The NAP has been ...
He said that with the assistance of a diverse group of environmental professionals and other stakeholders, including the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, the government will embark on a nation-wide public consultation and educational outreach campaign. “We will visit communities and schools, hold ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – His Worship, Mayor of the City of Castries Peterson D. Francis, has accepted the commendations for an incident free ... It is also important to note and take into consideration that we have made tourism a tower of strength for the St. Lucian economy hence the reason we ...
Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis, has received commendation from Cox and Company Limited for an 'incident free' 2017-2018 cruise season, it has ... It is also important to note and take into consideration that we have made tourism a tower of strength for the St. Lucian economy hence the reason we ...
We were invited to St. Lucia by the island's Tourist Board to experience the Food and Rum Festival, which is actually the first of five events the island has dubbed, Soleil, which includes the internationally renowned Saint Lucia Jazz Festival May 6-13, Carnival July 16-17, Roots and Soul Festival Aug.
PRESS RELEASE – HIS Worship, Mayor of the City of Castries Peterson D. Francis, has accepted the commendations for an incident free 2017/2018 ... It is also important to note and take into consideration that we have made tourism a tower of strength for the St. Lucian economy hence the reason we ...
Antigua Observer:- High Court Justice Iain Morley has promised to move away from the norm and jail a man found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving instead of imposing the usual fine or compensation. The criminal court adjudicator has already forewarned 27-year-old Ruan Roberts of his fate ...
A recent report from the BVI Tourist Board have shown that the territory's tourism statistics are facing massive declines. While citing ... In the meantime, Christian said though BVI tourism numbers have plummeted, the territory is still dominating St Lucia, Antigua and St Kitts in relation to overnight visitors.
“Legacy” will feature some of the most celebrated calypsonians in Saint Lucia's rich calypso tradition. ... such as “Cadavers”, “West Indian Politician,” “Dr. Cassandra,” and “Jack” which takes on the tourism industry for giving preferential treatment to foreign visitors' use of the beach and “Boots”, which took ...
It's the Friday Night Fish Fry in the tiny fishing village of Anse-la-Raye in St. Lucia and a dense crowd of people — mostly locals from across the island and a smattering of tourists — laugh, dance and enjoy the tunes played by the legendary Antiguan soca band, Burning Flames and their unique blend of ...
To top off this special Calypso treat, Legacy will feature a Caribbean Calypso icon, with roots in Saint Lucia – the Mighty Gabby out of Barbados. ... “West Indian Politician,” “Dr. Cassandra,” and “Jack” which takes on the tourism industry for giving preferential treatment to foreign visitors' use of the beach ...
Saint Lucia Boxing Association President, David 'Shakes' Christopher told St Lucia Times that sports is a powerful tool to help rehabilitate errant individuals. ... Christopher praised Tourism Minister and MP for Anse La Raye, Dominic Fedee, for supporting the 'Hands in Gloves Not On Guns' initiative and ...
(ILO NEWS) – The Anguilla Co-operative Credit Union Limited (ACCU) with support from the International Labour Organization (ILO), Decent Work team and Office for the Caribbean hosted a capacity-building workshop on April 27-28, 2018, at the Anguilla Tourist Board Conference Room, The Valley, ...
Travel agents are vital to the success of any tourist destination, a fact that the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) never loses sight of. Once again, the SLTA has launched its annual travel agent incentive program, Saint Lucia Agent Months (SLAM).
Once again, the SLTA has launched its annual travel agent incentive program, Saint Lucia Agent Months (SLAM). Now in its 8th year, SLAM's aim is to showcase Saint Lucia to visiting travel agents from June 1, 2018 through November 30, 2018, and includes special rates on accommodations, tours and ...
BBC:- People have been warned not to feed kangaroos at a tourist spot in Australia following a string of attacks by the animals. Each week thousands of people visit the grounds of a hospital in Morisset, New South Wales, to see the wild kangaroos. But some tourists have been kicked, scratched and left ...
Travel agents are vital to the success of any tourist destination, a fact that the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) never loses sight of. Once again, the SLTA has launched its annual travel agent incentive program, Saint Lucia Agent Months (SLAM). Now in its 8th year, SLAM's aim is to showcase Saint ...
Once again, the SLTA has launched its annual travel agent incentive program, Saint Lucia Agent Months (SLAM). Now in its 8th year, ... Travel agents can also take advantage of fun tours and attractions provided by Rainforest Forest Sky Rides/Adventures St. Lucia, Holiday Adventures ST. Lucia and ...
Bay Gardens Resorts has been working on establishing a groundbreaking program that fosters economic development through building stronger connections between agricultural and tourism industries. The resort group's participation in the St. Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association (SLHTA) Virtual ...
... very happy,” the former Tourism Minister remarked. He cited the example of Ojo Labs founder, David Rubin, whom he disclosed had an investment here. “He was so impressed with the workers that when we went to see him in Austin to convince him to come to Saint Lucia, it was made that much easier ...
Prime Minister of Saint Lucia Mr. Allen Chastanet has turned the sod for the official commencement of work for the new Sandals Saint Lucia resort, which will be the company's fourth hotel on the island. The Prime Minister was joined by Minister with Responsibility for Tourism Dominic Fedee, Minister of ...
Also on hand for the morning's commencement of work ceremony was the Mayor of Gros Islet James Edwin, the Mayor of Castries Peterson Francis, the Executive Chairperson of the Tourism Authority Agnes Francis, as well as several senior Sandals officials including General Managers Chris Elliott and ...
The Prime Minister was joined by Minister with Responsibility for Tourism Dominic Fedee, Minister of Economic Development and Urban Renewal Guy Joseph, Sandals Director of Corporate Services Jeremy Jones and Sandals Saint Lucia Managing Director Winston Anderson. During the ceremony ...
Joseph was addressing Wednesday's ground-breaking ceremony for the newest Sandals property in Saint Lucia, Sandals LaSource. “This is meaningful in more than one way. It is not just the spill off that we are getting from the tourism sector. Sandals has been considered the university for tourism ...
PRESS RELEASE: Soufriere, St. Lucia – A team of ten dental practitioners from Washington DC, USA, has arrived in Soufriere on a dental mission. The team, headed by Terry ... Its mandate is to undertake social, cultural, human resource, tourism and infrastructure development in the Soufriere area.
However, among the other names appearing in documents associated with these investigations are Antonio Assenza, principal owner of Asphalt and Mining St. Lucia Ltd, and Allen Chastanet, then Minister of Tourism. Sean Matthew is also named in his capacity as the then General Manager of SLASPA.
(GIS) – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has added two experienced, dynamic leaders to its team in April as part of efforts to reposition the organisation to handle the demands of the vital tourism industry. Mr. Clinton L. Reynolds and Mr. Christopher Gustave are Saint Lucians who have had extensive ...
An overnight stay in St. Maarten will enable guests to travel deeper in this destination. On January 16, Silver Wind sails from San Juan to Barbados on an 11-day voyage to La Romana, Curaçao, Bonaire, Grenada, Dominica, St. Lucia, and Bequia, with an inaugural visit to Port of Spain along the way.
The Work Permit Committee was introduced by Sir John Compton, then Prime Minister of Saint Lucia. While the Committee fell under the ambit of the Ministry of Labour, Trade Unions, the Saint Lucia Hotels & Tourism Association, the St. Lucia Employers Federation, the Small Business Association, the ...
Press Release:– The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has added two experienced, dynamic leaders to its team in April as part of efforts to reposition the organisation to handle the demands of the vital tourism industry. Mr. Clinton L. Reynolds and Mr. Christopher Gustave are Saint Lucians who have had ...
The vaccination train moves out from the Ministry of Health's offices on the Castries Waterfront with stops at the Bexon Primary school, the Constituency ... Adults, travellers, tourism and construction workers, farmers, persons with chronic diseases, children, among others, are specially invited to receive ...
From Chicago O'Hare, the airline has added four new routes to Aruba, Grand Cayman, Nassau and Turks and Caicos, while from Miami, it has added seven additional daily frequencies to Barbados, Curacao, Freeport, Puerto Plata, Trinidad and Tobago, Santo Domingo and Saint Lucia, as well as a new ...
According to Director of Corporate Services Jeremy Jones, Sandals not only promises to enhance Saint Lucia's tourism image worldwide, and boost ...
They shared a common view, however; and yes, it was that theirs had for too long been Saint Lucia's most neglected community. No matter the party in ...
THE question of healthcare delivery in St. Lucia has been the subject of public and political debate for some considerable time. ... but we do know the Prime Minister, accompanied by the Minister for Economic Planning, and the Minister responsible for Tourism in The Prime Minister's office, visited HCCI ...
THE Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has added two experienced, dynamic leaders to its team in April as part of efforts to reposition the organisation to handle the demands of the vital tourism industry. Mr. Clinton L. Reynolds and Mr. Christopher Gustave are Saint Lucians who have had extensive ...
But within this particular area, Saint Lucia and the Caribbean enjoy a relative position of strength. At least in theory, as neither tourists' ability to visit, nor people's capacity to bank regionally will be upturned overnight by a trade war. An advantage compared to the US or Chinese steel sector.
Both the Internet service and gallery coincide with the Village Tourism ... He explained that GINet will help Saint Lucia remain competitive and “keep ...
Check in to St. Lucia's New Over-the-Top Beach Retreats ... isle: The mountainous landscapes make travel from Castries—the northern capital city ...
Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet turned the sod on the Sandals LaSource Saint Lucia project, which will be the company's fifth fourth on the island. Chastanet was joined by a delegation including Minister with Responsibility for Tourism Dominic Fedee, Minister of Economic Development and ...
Tourism Minister Hon. Dominic Fedee, during a Cabinet press conference on Monday, said while the original Saint Lucia Jazz Festival had become a ...
St. Lucia may soon be added to the growing list of Caribbean countries already implementing the Regional Health and Tourism Programme.
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Roderick Cherry is the new Chief Executive Officer at the St. Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association (SLHTA). He succeeds ...
Produced by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), CHIEF is a high-level forum for hospitality education with interactive workshops, panel discussions and the sharing of best practices. “CHIEF has established itself as the preeminent forum for the region's hospitality professionals to ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The St. Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association (SLHTA), which recently won an award and accolades from the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) for its Virtual Agricultural Clearing House (VACH) program, is moving to expand the initiative in order to allow the ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Tourism workers employed with Soufriere Hot Wire Rides participated in a Secret Ballot Poll on May 8, 2018 at the ...
Rise St. Lucia Inc., which currently runs an agricultural project that produces healthy, organically grown foods, is also a beneficiary of the VACH.
We want to ensure that St. Lucia's tourism product continues to maintain its world-class standards in an ever more competitive international tourism ...
Press Release:- Roderick Cherry is the new Chief Executive Officer at the St. Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association (SLHTA). He succeeds Noorani Azeez, who has resigned after leading the Association for 6 years. An accomplished senior management executive, Roderick brings to the SLHTA a wealth of ...
ECONOMIC Development Minister Guy Joseph says although St. Lucia is 'a ... And during her first visit to Latin America and the Caribbean last year, ...
Other Sandals resorts in Saint Lucia include Sandals Regency La Toc – currently celebrating its ... More news: How much is the travel industry worth?
The construction of the fourth Saint Lucia Sandals resort will employ more than 1,200 local ... For more information, please visit http://www.sandals.com.
It said Taiwanese Ambassador, Douglas Shen, stated that the government of Taiwan will work with Saint Lucia to facilitate the financing and ...
At the meeting on May 9th, Prime Minister Chastanet stated that Saint Lucia is experiencing steady growth in the tourism industry, as tourist arrivals ...
These mosquitos borne diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and zika threaten health, tourism, social and economic development, so everyone ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) is pleased to announce a new winter air service out of the United States, ...
The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) is getting set to launch its biggest and most interactive summer promotion ever. Called the Saint Lucia ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) is getting set to launch its biggest and most interactive summer promotion ...
Members of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), Thursday concluded what association President, Sanovnick Destang, described ...
The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) is pleased to announce a new winter air service out of the United States, starting in December 2018.
Foreign investors have long been a part of the tourism scene in Saint Lucia, which has one of the top-performing tourism industries in the Caribbean ...
The Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) and the Ministry of Health have partnered to upgrade the health and safety standards for food ...
Citizens of St. Lucia have the expectation that every elected government ... of an Economic Tripod, based on Agriculture, Manufacture and Tourism.
With support from the Department of Youth and Sports, The Ministry of Tourism, Events Company Saint Lucia, Nathaniel Waring and Sue Dyson, it will ...
... a barrel over the previous 6 years, pushing up the cost-of-living and aversely affecting the region's capacity to compete globally, including in tourism.
For example, how much beach land an entrepreneur should be allowed in establishing a hotel property in Saint Lucia is heard as a political question ...
This swim will lead off what is becoming the newest sports tourism event in St Lucia. With support from Department of Youth and Sports, Department of ...
“The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority welcomes this news as the US is a major source market for Saint Lucia and we have been fraught with airlift ...
The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) spokesman on Tourism and Investment, Ernest Hilaire, has described as 'a major disappointment', ...
As a member state of the International Maritime Organization, Saint Lucia is ... The audit, in turn, will provide Saint Lucia with a comprehensive and ... It entails tourism, with cruise ships coming into the country and carrying our visitors ...
(AFP) – The tourism industry in the Caribbean region attracted almost one million fewer visitors after hurricanes Irma and Maria hit last year, costing it ...
Christopher Alexander, the Director of Maritime Affairs at the Saint Lucia Air and ... Saint Lucia as a member state is obligated to undergo that audit,” Mr. ... It entails tourism, with cruise ships coming into the country and carrying our ...
The EU's 28 countries are the main foreign investors in Cuba, mainly in the tourism and building sectors, the EU says. The bloc imported some 470 ...
The Summer of Discovery promotion will encourage people to visit and engage with 25 iconic sites and attractions to showcase the island in the areas ...
Parsons told St Lucia Times he arrived here on November 20, 2017 for a vacation and stayed at a ... Parsons said this is his second visit to Saint Lucia.
An IMF mission visited St. Lucia during April 23-May 4, 2018, for the annual ... Tourism-related FDI and public investment supported strong activity in ...
The President of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), Sanovnik Destang, has told reporters here that although Saint Lucia will not ...
IMF – St Lucia growth prospects good but with significant risks ... On the back of the good tourism season, the current account balance moved into ...
PRESS RELEASE: The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations invites parents of Grade Six students in the following districts to an ...
He spoke at the start Wednesday of a food safety training programme for food handlers, undertaken jointly with the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism ...
The officials told St Lucia Times that the deceased, who was unemployed and lived alone, was found hanging from a rope at his home around 7.15 pm ...
“We are relieved that the courts have allowed Capleton the opportunity to travel and perform for his fans worldwide. We anticipate that the law will run ...
PRESIDENT of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), SanovnikDestang has been painting a silver lining around a dark cloud.
(CMC) – A 36-year-old American tourist has been fined US$800 by a magistrate after she was caught with five rounds of live ammunition in her ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – A Sitting of the House of Assembly is scheduled for Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 with Papers to be laid by the ...
The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards assures manufacturers, utilities, financial institutions, motorists, consumers, and the education, tourism, medical, ...
The event is hosted by the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation of the Bahamas. The conference concept is different and unique. Last year it was named ...
(GIS) – The Department of Tourism, Information and Broadcasting announces the opening of the 2018 Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) ...
“I can say that this year is probably one of the years where we have the most, and I say kudos to the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority for facilitating this.
Through this workshop, the Department of Tourism hopes to sensitize ... the activities relevant to the redevelopment of Castries and the central market; ...
Saint Lucia led the way in the magazine's 2018 Leisure Lifestyle Awards, ... for the best in many categories of leisure, luxury and lifestyle travel.
Honourable Minister for Tourism Dominic Fedee announced to a gathering of local media at the headquarters of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, ...
Then a few months ago it was the St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) turn to make the Hit List — for daring to raise any objections to ...
Dr. King has been a fixture on St. Lucia's health landscape for longer than most ... While chasing his tourism dream, however, our Prime Minister has ...
These entities are Blue Waters Saint Lucia Inc., JUA KALI LTD., the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), the Saint Lucia Solid Waste ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The St. Lucia Divers Association – Anbaglo, ... St. Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority, the St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism ...
No further details about the circumstances of his death are available due to poor communication links, tourism official Gyanendra Shrestha told ...
Partners: Accra Beach Hotel & Spa, Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, Geest Line, Tourism Development ...
... how the population can be affected, and how areas such as housing, electricity, telecommunications, transportation and tourism may be affected.
The Henley Passport Index surveys a total of 199 different passports against 227 different travel destinations, including countries, territories, and ...
THE famous twin peaks of Saint Lucia — Piton Mountains are the first landmark you can see ... The Pitons is just one of the reasons to visit St. Lucia.
We will continue to find creative ways to present Saint Lucia in the marketplace as we seek to increase market penetration, awareness and visitor ...
The Ambassador the Republic of China (Taiwan) to Saint Lucia, His ... The success of the GINet project will turn Saint Lucia into an OECS hotspot for ... Minister with responsibility for Tourism, Information and Broadcasting, Hon.
Four masked men attacked a gas station in in the Soufriere Fisheries Complex belonging to the Soufriere Fishermen's Cooperative Society Tuesday ...
In keeping with this, the Government of Saint Lucia aims to improve the quality of life of the people by ensuring that tourism development remains ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Saint Lucia's tourism sector is enjoying robust growth. First Quarter figures show the island continuing a strong growth ...
Biodiversity loss will therefore threaten our food supplies, recreation and tourism opportunities, livelihoods, sources of wood, medicines, energy, ...
Saint Lucia's tourism sector is enjoying robust growth. First Quarter figures show the island continuing a strong growth trend, building on a ...
Ms Savory now holds the title of Junior Minister of Tourism (2018-2019) and will represent Saint Lucia at the 2018 CTO Youth Congress from October ...
About two weeks ago the tourism workers employed with Soufriere Hot Wire Rides Ltd. participated in a secret ballot poll. The majority of the workers ...
But, the island of St. Lucia wants in on the molten act in its aggressive push to become the quirkiest tourist hotspot in the warm waters of the Western ...
The MP, who is also Tourism Minister, was referring to the upcoming works to ... So that when the rest of St Lucia is enjoying the fruits of this wonderful ...
... covering the beaches of some its islands in the Caribbean, causing health problems for residents and threatening key fishing and tourism industries.
THE Government of Saint Lucia, through the Department of the Public ... The success of the GINet Project will turn Saint Lucia into an OECS hotspot for ... Prime Minister with responsibility for Tourism, Information and Broadcasting, ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Saint Lucia's Minister responsible for Tourism, Information and Broadcasting, Honourable Dominic Fedee made a ...
PRESS RELEASE: CASTRIES, May 17, 2018 – Saint Lucia's tourism sector is enjoying robust growth. First Quarter figures show the island continuing ...
... Tourism Competitiveness Project, aims to sensitize vendors with a particular focus on the activities relevant to the redevelopment of Castries and the ...
Engaged in this venture were the St. Lucia Divers Association – Anbaglo in ... St. Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority, The St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism ...
Vending fees will be waived for one week for Castries vendors, it was ... of Tourism through the OECS Regional Tourism Competitiveness Project.
The project includes the increasing from the two current terminals to six by 2024, which will make it possible to cope with the increase in tourist arrivals ...
Honorable Minister Dominic Fedee spoke about Sports Tourism being a niche market that St Lucia needs to embrace. He pledged the support of the ...
During a recent webinar hosted by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), Brian Kent, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of ...
... of the tourism sector in Saint Lucia. The strategic direction for the committee under the Department of Tourism will be outlined by Prime Minister Hon.
Fedee spoke about sports tourism being a niche market that St. Lucia needs to embrace, pledging the support of the government. The inaugural ...
TORONTO – Saint Lucia's tourism sector is building on its record-setting year in 2017, with Q1 2018 figures showing continued robust growth.
“Welcome to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, congratulations and be sure that you have the support of the Ministry of Tourism, the Bolivarian ...
Without tourism many Caribbean economies would collapse but the sector has ... While Saint Lucia's tourism model has previously relied on its large, ...
CASTRIES City Mayor Peterson Francis this week attempted to bridge the chasm that existed between him and vendors created when he, unknown to ...
Minister, Fedee spoke about Sports Tourism being a niche market that Saint Lucia needs to embrace. He pledged the support of the government ...
Tourism Advisory Committee Formed ... I think that this is profound in its significance to what it will do for the governance of tourism in St. Lucia.”.
The featured chef at the Caribbean Tourism Industry Awards Dinner on 7 ... Manhattan Beer Distributors, Martinique, Saint Lucia, Seaborne Airlines, ...
Internationally, the latter has become what Saint Lucia's music is all about. On Wednesday May 23, at a press launch for the “Herbie and Friends” ...
While this is the third year for St Lucia to have won KZN Town of the Year, this most popular Zululand holiday destination has never won the national ...
The prime minister said he is very excited about the announcement that Saint Lucia will be hosting its first major international horse race in February, ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The St. Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association is gearing up for the 2018 edition of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism ...
St. Lucia-based Troubetzkoy, who has been a vocal advocate for women in leadership, will be ... For further information, visit http://www.chtachief.com.
During his rebuttal, the Castries East MP [and former Tourism Minister] current Minister in the Tourism Ministry Dominic Fedee for taking undue credit ...
... Saint Lucia organizers of the Saint Lucia Jazz Festival. Parliamentary representative for Anse La Raye and Canaries and Minister for Tourism Hon.
How Chastanet's Priceless Analogy Stole The Tourism Show! ... his vision for St. Lucia's tourism industry with an analogy comparing the sale of a BMW ...
His Excellency, Sir Emmanuel Neville Cenac expressed that Saint Lucia depends mainly on tourism and will spare no effort to ensure that the peace ...
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(GIS) – At a recent press conference, tourism officials unveiled a new marketing campaign for the island as well as year to date figures which shows ...
(GIS) – The Saint Lucia Air and Sea Authority (SLASPA), has welcomed ... During its inaugural visit, the Freedom of the Seas was carrying a total of ...
(GIS) – Herb Black, one of Saint Lucia's most formidable calypsonians ... Dominic Fedee, who is also the Minister with responsibility for Tourism, ...
Not only have the bungalows helped Saint Lucia diversify its touristic ... product here, but they have added value to the Saint Lucia tourism product.
Over 120 invited guests from around Saint Lucia have been invited for the closed session which starts at 9:30am and ends at 12:30pm. Invited guests ...
In November 2017, after being spared from the most powerful storms in the Caribbean's history, the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority launched a ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Saint Lucia's “Let Her Inspire You” social media campaign is up for an award at the Caribbean Tourism Organisation ...
New issue alert: “Our Saint Lucia” focuses on Government's continued efforts to build ... VISIT LINK: https://issuu.com/govstlucia/docs/issue4/1?ff=true.
... only $20 million has been pledged to help his country rebuild after Hurricane Irma caused $220 million of damage to tourism-dependent Barbuda.
... by a collaboration with the Ministry of Commerce and assistance from St. Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association (SLHTA) and the Coalition of Services.
And now there are even more ways to enjoy the resort, with two major new packages on offer — meaning now's the time to visit Saint Lucia's best ...
Fedee made that remark during the launch of the Tourism Advisory ... for the development and management of the tourism sector in Saint Lucia. Fedee ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Now into its 6th year, the North American Showcase will be hosted by the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) from ...
... the confines of the City and making Castries more functional as the center of business, government and increasingly tourism are all objectives being ...
Press Release:- Now into its 6th year, the North American Showcase will be hosted by the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) from July 16 – 19, ...
Tourism Minister Dominic Fedee will head a new committee comprising ... of bolstering tourism development in Saint Lucia was launched on Friday, ...
There were also announcements on Monday that the SLNCF will soon be signing an MOU with the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association's ...
Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas Visits Saint Lucia ... Tourism Minister Dominic Fedee, who was present to receive the vessel, assured the ...
... square, which is now an eyesore and hazard in the heart of the town of Soufriere; a major component of the tourism infrastructure of Saint Lucia.
... by encouraging Micoud's own unique talents, promoting community development and, on a larger scale, widening the tourism product of the island.
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – High consumer demand for a Caribbean travel experience and increased tourism investments in hotels and airport ...
After conducting three days of training last month for more than 200 tourism industry professionals, Melanie Colpitts, Director of Aquila's Center for ...
(GIS) – The OECS Regional Tourism Competitiveness Project recently launched a training workshop series for vendors of the Castries market.
TORONTO — The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has named Jeanette Faria as Director of Marketing, Canada. As President of JF Marketing, Faria will ...
... the iconic Caribbean brand and global leader in the luxury travel industry, has agreed a long-term contract to become the new principal partner and ...
The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has announced the appointment of Jeanette Faria as Director of Marketing, Canada. Faria, President of JF ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) announced, today, the appointment of Jeanette Faria as Director of ...
Press Release:- (TORONTO, ON) – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) announced, today, the appointment of Jeanette Faria as Director of ...
“Today is a transformative day and it is profound in what the TAC will do for the governance of tourism here in Saint Lucia,” he said. “It provides an ...
The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has announced the appointment of Jeanette Faria as Director of Marketing, Canada. Faria, President of JF ...
(GIS) – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has appointed Jeanette Faria as Director of Marketing, Canada. Faria, President of JF Marketing, will ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Saint Lucia Archaeological and ... the Kwéyòl Language, tourism, and its importance in fostering Caribbean unity.
Travel agents can participate by enrolling in the Saint Lucia Expert program, ... As an additional incentive, the top recording travel agents and their ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has revamped its travel agent specialist program. The recently upgraded ...
... Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, Jamaica Tourist Board, JetBlue, Miami Broward Carnival, Sandals Resorts, St. Lucia Tourism Authority ...
Saint Lucia produced the best social media marketing campaign in the Caribbean in 2018! The recognition came at the Caribbean Tourism ...
The theme for this year's celebration: “Village Tourism—An Approach for our Sustainable Development” aims to enhance the community's offerings to ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) in partnership with the prestigious U.S. based sports institution IMG ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – “A house hold name, he was, in the development and shaping of St. Maarten's Tourism Industry as we know it today”, ...
St. Lucia took home the award for Best Social Media Marketing Campaign, while ... Josh Kahn, a well-respected tourism industry consultant and public ...
PRESS RELEASE:– The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) in partnership with the prestigious U.S. based sports institution IMG Academy, ...
My position was based on his dismal, money-wasting performance as Minister of Tourism under the Stephenson King administration. As it turns out, ...
Hosted by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bonaire, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Jamaica, St. Lucia, ...
... from the Caribbean Development Bank for the purpose of financing the Saint Lucia Education Quality Improvement Project. The Saint Lucia Tourism ...
With the kind sponsorship and support of CPJ Saint Lucia, RJB Hotel ... The SLHTA, the Tourism Enhancement Fund & our Board of Directors wish all ...
Martinique Education Specialists to visit Saint Lucia ... the need for students' mastery of foreign languages in our highly tourism-oriented economies.
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Government of Saint Lucia focuses on two years of rebuilding our country and making ... Record Tourism Arrivals
Caribbean tourism officials unveiled details of the long talked-about regional ... The CTO has already secured funding commitments from St. Lucia, the ...
In partnership with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), ... So far, St. Lucia, the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Grenada, Trinidad ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Organized by the Martinique Tourism Authority (MTA), the Martinique Flying Regatta will take place from November 17 ...
... financing the Saint Lucia Education Quality Improvement Project. The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (Amendment) Bill is also down for consideration ...
Richard Ambrose of St. Lucia, speaking on Bèlè dance as an agent of ... Martinique's intelligentsia elaborated on the role Tourism plays with respect to ...
The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority instigated the campaign in November 2017 as a direct response to the island being spared from the worst Atlantic ...
... regarded as vital marine ecosystems that provide valuable goods and services to Saint Lucia, particularly through the tourism and fishing industries.
Facing this potential loss of bèlè culture in St. Lucia, JnPierre saw it critical ... Richard Ambrose of St. Lucia, speaking on Bèlè dance as an agent of ... intelligentsia elaborated on the role Tourism plays with respect to traditional bèlè.
The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has appointed Jeanette Faria as its director of marketing in Canada. Faria, president of JF Marketing, will ...
Barbados Today:- Tourism and industrial businesses could receive an ease after all from the massive rise in their water bills occasioned by ...
An estimated 21,000 tourists are currently in hotels in the resort towns of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, in the Los Cabos area at the tip of ...
(BARBADOS TODAY) – Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Mia Mottley says the current system of managing concessions under the Tourism ...
In light of that another disaster, an economic storm, was created which resulted in great losses in tourism revenue and a challenge for tourism officials.
TORONTO – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has revamped its travel agent specialist program (SLEx), an online educational and loyalty ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Department of Tourism concluded the first in a series of training workshops for vendors of the Castries market on ...
How GreenTech is transforming the agricultural industry in Saint Lucia and ... “Agriculture has been lagging in Saint Lucia and tourism provides an ...
The budget came mere days after an official visit by officials of the ... may I remind persons that in Saint Lucia they raised their fee at the airport through ...
We don't have any goods that are exported, that will become cheaper and in terms of our tourism, our tourism is not price competitive . . . our tourism is ...
... wasn't my only agenda in St Lucia. I was also here to sample the Caribbean's island's more adventurous side. A firm fly-and-flop holiday favourite, ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The St. Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association wants to play a greater role in helping St. Lucia meet its renewable energy ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The 54th Annual General Meeting of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) will be held Friday, July ...
... out to OBSERVER media, lamenting the situation and the impact it would have on their families, the business and the tourism sector on a whole.
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Travel Foundation in collaboration with Saint Lucia Department of Tourism is implementing the project ...