Tag: Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia introduces a tourist accommodation fee

Following consultations with stakeholders in the industry, the Government will be introducing a tourist accommodation fee to be used for destination marketing and development. As of April 1, 2020, stayover visitors to Saint Lucia will be required to pay an accommodation fee on their nightly stay on the island.  All accommodation providers on the island […]

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Saint Lucia records best August ever

The latest performance report for Saint Lucia is in and the record-breaking streak in visitor arrivals to the acclaimed destination continues. According to the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), the island can now boast that seven out of the eight months thus far have recorded unprecedented growth in visitor arrivals. An impressive total of 36,342 […]

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Saint Lucia launches new winter campaign

Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) launched recently the ‘Winter in Saint Lucia’ campaign, where the UK holidaymakers this winter can take advantage of this new month-long promotion. Running until the end of October, sun-seekers can book a holiday in Saint Lucia and enjoy some winter sun or book ahead for their summer holiday, saving up […]

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Saint Lucia named 2018 World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination

Saint Lucia has been named the 2018 World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination. The island was bestowed the honour at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final 2018 programme in Lisbon, Portugal. Chairman of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, Nicholas John, received the award on the island’s behalf. The destination was nominated among the top honeymoon hotspots […]

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Caribbean Tourism stakeholders elects Saint Lucia as the new chair of Caribbean Tourism Organization

Saint Lucia has been voted in as chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), with the election of its Minister of Tourism Dominic Fedee, ending the two-year term of the Bahamas. His election took place at the Atlantis, Paradise Island resort where the CTO held its annual general meeting ahead of the official opening of […]

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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announces new property in Saint Lucia

Luxury hotel operator Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, now part of AccorHotels and GP GROUP JSC has announced the development of Fairmont Saint Lucia at Sunset Bay. The property is expected to open in late 2019. The 120-room luxury hotel with 40 private residential villas will be situated on 25 acres and 1,870 feet of exquisite […]

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Saint Lucia records over 6% growth during first 5 months of 2015

Saint Lucia joins the rest of the Caribbean in celebrating phenomenal increases in visitor arrivals in 2015.  The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) announced that visitor arrivals to the region was up six percent at the end of the first quarter, whilst Saint Lucia alone, recorded a 6.4% growth over the same period last year. This […]

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Saint Lucia poised for continued tourism growth in 2015

Saint Lucia Island celebrates an impressive six percent increase in total visitor arrivals in 2014 over 2013, with nearly 340,000 visitors and confident for continued tourism growth in 2015. Equally impressive, the island reported seven record-breaking months – February, March, April, June, October, November and December, demonstrating year round demand for the destination. The top […]

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