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Saint Lucia is an Eastern Caribbean island nation with a pair of dramatically tapered mountains, the Pitons, on its west coast. Its coast is home to volcanic beaches, reef-diving sites, luxury resorts and fishing villages. Trails in the interior rainforest lead to waterfalls like the 15m-high Toraille, which pours over a cliff into a garden. The capital, Castries, is a popular cruise port.

Launch of Tourism Satellite Account for Saint Lucia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 18, 2020

St Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association CEO Noorani M. Azeez today announced the launch of the Tourism Satellite Account for ... Read More

The Harbor Club Saint Lucia Appoints New Director of Food

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- February 15, 2020

The Harbor Club, located on the picturesque Rodney Bay in Saint Lucia, has appointed Cristian Rebolledo as the new Director ... Read More

British Airways adds new flights from London to Saint Lucia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority confirmed the introduction of additional British Airways direct flights from the UK to Saint Lucia. ... Read More

Are All-inclusive Resorts Really Worth Every Penny?

editor editor- January 30, 2020

A recent Sandals Grande St. Lucian guest who stayed at one of their all-inclusive resorts just this month, left a ... Read More

Saint Lucia does it yet again capturing numerous accolades at 27th Annual World Travel Awards

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 23, 2020

Fresh off the heels of the announcement naming Saint Lucia as the World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination 2019, the inspirational Caribbean ... Read More

Sandals Resorts International Kicks Off a New Decade with 11 Prestigious Awards

editor editor- January 21, 2020

Sandals Resorts International received 11 prestigious awards last night at the 27th Annual World Travel Awards™ Caribbean Gala Ceremony held ... Read More

Saint Lucia Tourism: 400K stay-over arrivals in 40th year of independence

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

The latest figures indicate that Saint Lucia has surpassed all previous records set with regards to stay-over arrivals. For the ... Read More

Saint Lucia names Goodwill and Brand Ambassadors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

The Government of Saint Lucia has announced the names of twelve Saint Lucians appointed as Goodwill Ambassadors and nine as ... Read More

2020 Saint Lucia Jazz Festival announces initial lineup

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

At the 2020 Jazz Congress conference held at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City on January 13, Saint ... Read More

Saint Lucia hits visitors with new ‘tourist accommodation fee’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020

Saint Lucia's Government announced that, following consultations with stakeholders in the tourist industry, it will be introducing a new tourist ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Hawaii? A Caribbean Vacation in Hawaii?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 16, 2019

The Hawaiian Islands and their Caribbean counterparts are separated by thousands of miles and also by some vast cultural differences. ... Read More

Saint Lucia records largest increase in visitor arrivals to date in September

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019

The sun-drenched and events-filled Caribbean destination of Saint Lucia continues to grab headlines, as its diverse tourism offerings keep resonating ... Read More

Saint Lucia Police: Strengthening safer tourism

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- October 25, 2019

In the Eastern Caribbean, it is the rainy season. Even when the sun vibrantly shines, the air is heavy with ... Read More

Trinidad to Saint Lucia: From the land of KFC to a land of elegance

editor editor- October 22, 2019

It is only an hour’s flight from Trinidad to Saint Lucia, but they are distinctly 2 different worlds. Trinidad is ... Read More

Saint Lucia Tourism: Best August ever!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019

According to the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), a record-breaking streak in visitor arrivals to the acclaimed destination continues. The ... Read More

Saint Lucia Cruise Tourism: No more harassment of visitors

editor editor- October 10, 2019

Saint Lucia Tourism stakeholders are not hiding challenges, but with the help of Dr. Peter Tarlow from SaferTourism they are ... Read More

Saint Lucia launches new winter tourism campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 1, 2019

This winter, UK holiday makers can take advantage of a new month-long promotion from the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA). ... Read More

Saint Lucia vies for 4 global titles at 26th Annual World Travel Awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 17, 2019

Saint Lucia is thrilled to be nominated by the World Travel Awards for four (4) global titles that could see ... Read More

St. Lucia breathes sigh of relief after Dorian passes

editor editor- August 27, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has reported that Tropical Storm Dorian has now passed, and Saint Lucia has been given ... Read More

Saint Lucia Tourism Authority appoints new Chief Executive Officer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 28, 2019

The Board of Directors at the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has appointed Mrs. Beverly Nicholson-Doty as the organisation’s Chief ... Read More

Saint Lucia: Travel and Tourism moving forward on conservation and biodiversity

editor editor- June 24, 2019

Since its incorporation in 2016, the Saint Lucia National Conservation Fund (SLUNCF) has committed to creating a network of organizations ... Read More

Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association finds marketeer diamond in the rough

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Saint Lucia’s principal tourism private sector agency, the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), is working to nurture entrepreneurship ... Read More

Tourism leader Karolin Troubetzkoy of St. Lucia receives Order of Merit from Germany

editor editor- May 27, 2019

Instituted in 1951 by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Theodor Heuss, the Order of Merit is awarded ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Good-bye for now to Saint Lucia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

Safertourism.com president Dr. Peter Tarlow just finished his first fact-finding assignment on the Island of Saint Lucia. He says: "Today ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Love to all from St. Lucia

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- May 16, 2019

Safe tourism is the goal of any well-established travel and tourism destination, and St. Lucia is a good example. Safertourism.com ... Read More

Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019

Safety in tourism is key to a successful destination. Destinations like Saint Lucia in the Caribbean know this and stakeholders ... Read More

Saint Lucia shares Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2019 cover with US soccer star Alex Morgan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

The Caribbean island of Saint Lucia -- the only country in the world named after a woman -- is proudly ... Read More

American Airlines resumes second daily Miami-Saint Lucia flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

On June 6, American Airlines will resume a second daily nonstop flight from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Hewanorra International ... Read More

Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

A Saint Lucian taxi firm has become the first tourism taxi company in the Caribbean to be Hospitality Assured (HA) ... Read More

Saint Lucia expects to welcome over 140K cruise tourists in March 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

The Month of March is expected to be a record-breaking period in Saint Lucia’s cruise sector. Between Friday March 1, ... Read More

Saint Lucia: Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 30, 2019

Saint Lucia has won the award for the ‘Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination’ at the 26th annual World Travel Awards (WTA) in Jamaica at the Sandals ... Read More

Record-setting year: Saint Lucia welcomes over 1.2 million visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

Saint Lucia has recorded its best performance ever in visitor arrivals, as it welcomed 1,218,294 visitors in 2018. That number ... Read More

Saint Lucia moving forward with international airport development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018

The redevelopment of Saint Lucia’s international airport will get underway very soon. On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the Parliament of ... Read More

Going green is the only way at Ladera Resort

editor editor- December 19, 2018

Green Globe certified Ladera Resort which continues to plant its own fruit trees and herbs that provide fresh ingredients for ... Read More

Saint Lucia nominated for 4 WTA Caribbean Travel Awards

editor editor- December 14, 2018

Fresh off its coronation as the 2018 World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination, Saint Lucia has been nominated for four new tourism ... Read More

Saint Lucia scores World Travel Award again

editor editor- December 4, 2018

Saint Lucia has been named the 2018 World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination by World Travel Awards. Read More