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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.

Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward
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Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 5, 2020

Patients of the Pediatric Department at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas, will now be examined by and treated ... Read More

Saint Lucia welcomes Caribbean visitors through “Bubblecation” campaign
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Saint Lucia welcomes Caribbean visitors through “Bubblecation” campaign

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 1, 2020

The Caribbean’s destination marketing brand, Caribcation, has just introduced its latest marketing campaign, “Bubblecation”. Travelers from countries within the designated ... Read More

Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19
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Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020

With 3,844,271 Americans were sick with the Coronavirus after 47,5 million were tested out of a total population of 331 ... Read More

Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling
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Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 15, 2020

Persons struggling to cope with COVID-19 related issues can now seek online help at the Sweet Water Foundation. The helpline ... Read More

Saint Lucia announces updated travel protocols beginning July 9
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Saint Lucia announces updated travel protocols beginning July 9

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 2, 2020

Following a reassessment of travel protocols based on market conditions, The Government of Saint Lucia will introduce several new and ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Helping Healthcare Workers Recharge
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Sandals Foundation Helping Healthcare Workers Recharge

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 2, 2020

As public hospitals across the island strengthen their readiness protocol to respond to COVID-19 patients, the St. Ann’s Bay Regional ... Read More

Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation: Empowering People
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Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation: Empowering People

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 26, 2020

Sandals Resorts International created Sandals Foundation, and it has this philosophy:  We have seen that when we invest in one ... Read More

When Sandals Resorts Adopts a School, It Adopts the Community
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When Sandals Resorts Adopts a School, It Adopts the Community

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 18, 2020

When Gordon "Butch" Stewart opened his first Sandals Resort, he had one very important mandate: the resort would be required ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Providing Aid to the Most Vulnerable
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Sandals Foundation Providing Aid to the Most Vulnerable

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 10, 2020

Since the introduction of the COVID-19 pandemic on the shores of the Caribbean, the Sandals Foundation has earmarked resources and ... Read More

World Environment Day: Sandals Resorts EarthCheck Commitment
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World Environment Day: Sandals Resorts EarthCheck Commitment

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2020

World Environment Day, June 5, 2020, is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect the ... Read More

Saint Lucia: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Saint Lucia: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 18, 2020

The Government of Saint Lucia has announced a phased approach to reopening the island’s tourism sector in a responsible fashion, ... Read More

SAINT LUCIA: 100 Percent Recovery of COVID-19 Cases
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SAINT LUCIA: 100 Percent Recovery of COVID-19 Cases

editor editor- April 23, 2020

As of April 21, 2020 the WHO reported a total of 2, 397, 217 confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally with ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Change Flexibility with No Penalties
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Sandals Resorts: Change Flexibility with No Penalties

editor editor- March 20, 2020

Sandals 5-star luxury included resorts is allowing complete name changes without penalties for the original date and resort of travel ... Read More

Saint Lucia Tourism Sector responds to COVID 19
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Saint Lucia Tourism Sector responds to COVID 19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2020

The Ministry of Tourism and the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) recognizing the challenging environment of the travel and tourism ... Read More

All-inclusive resorts may be the best bet for a holiday
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All-inclusive resorts may be the best bet for a holiday

editor editor- March 14, 2020

An all-inclusive resort just might be the safest way to take a vacation these days with the COVID-19 pandemic. Staying ... Read More

Saint Lucia Tourism Statement on Coronavirus COVID-19 Cases
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Saint Lucia Tourism Statement on Coronavirus COVID-19 Cases

editor editor- March 6, 2020

The Saint Lucia Department of Health and Wellness has noted an escalation in the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus ... Read More

Launch of Tourism Satellite Account for Saint Lucia
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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
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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
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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?
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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’
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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?
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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
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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
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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
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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!
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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