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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 and Beaches Resorts Receive 9 Diving Awards
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Sandals and Beaches Resorts Receive 9 Diving Awards

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 15, 2020

Sandals® and Beaches® Resorts, home to some of the best all-inclusive dive resorts in the Caribbean, has taken the plunge into October with ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month
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Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 6, 2020

Signaling the continued strength for Caribbean Tourism, Sandals Resorts International announced that it would usher in four more resort openings ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!
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Sandals Resorts: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 2, 2020

As the weather starts to cool in a lot of places around the world, Sandals Resorts in the Caribbean is ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: We’re Back!
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Sandals Resorts: We’re Back!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 24, 2020

All Sandals Resorts are reopening, in fact, many are already open with the rest due to open soon. The time ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Wedding: “Virtually Perfect” Solutions
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Sandals Resorts Wedding: “Virtually Perfect” Solutions

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 15, 2020

Over the past few months, one thing has remained truer than ever before – love hasn’t faltered, and neither have ... Read More

Sandals Resorts South Coast Unveils New Design Plans
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Sandals Resorts South Coast Unveils New Design Plans

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 10, 2020

Sandals Resorts International, all-inclusive company, unveiled design plans of a multi-million-dollar renovation at its picturesque Jamaican oasis, Sandals South Coast. ... Read More

Sun, Sand and Social Distancing at Sandals Resorts
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Sun, Sand and Social Distancing at Sandals Resorts

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 4, 2020

Yes, Sandals Resorts has taken safety measures to another level. But take a long look and you’ll notice that the qualities travelers ... Read More

CDC reduces Saint Lucia’s COVID-19 rating to Level 1
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CDC reduces Saint Lucia’s COVID-19 rating to Level 1

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 26, 2020

Saint Lucia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in ensuring a safe and strategic approach to the reopening of the economy, ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Implements Water Harvesting and Sanitation for Schools
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Sandals Foundation Implements Water Harvesting and Sanitation for Schools

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 18, 2020

Ahead of the start of the 2020/2021 academic year, work is far advanced to improve the drought management strategy and ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Invests in Community Youth Center
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Sandals Foundation Invests in Community Youth Center

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 13, 2020

The basketball and multi-purpose playing courts at Buckfield Playfield, located in the heart of Ocho Rios in Jamaica, have received ... Read More

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