Travel & Leisure

Saint Lucia Hails Return Of Virgin Atlantic

Press Release:-  The Hewanorra International Airport came alive as officials rolled out the red carpet, eagerly anticipating the return and arrival of Virgin Atlantic out of London Heathrow to Saint Lucia. The...

Christmas Travel Will Fuel Spread Of Omicron, US Expert Warns

BBC News:- Christmas travel will increase the spread of the Omicron Covid-19 variant, even among the fully vaccinated, the top US infectious disease expert says. "There's no doubt about this, has an...

Virgin Atlantic Comes To Saint Lucia With New Seasonal Winter Service From UK

Press Release:-  Today, Virgin Atlantic touched down in St Lucia celebrating its new service from London Heathrow.    The new service is operating three times a week, on the airline’s A330-300 aircraft boasting 31 Upper Class, 48 Premium and 185...

CHTA calls for continued pandemic diligence and open borders

The president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), Nicola Madden-Greig, in a letter to the head of the CARICOM (Caribbean Community) and copied to the region’s Heads of Government...

Nacira Crew Gives ARC The Thumbs-Up

Press Release:- The crew of Nacira 69, the first boat to cross the finish line in ARC 2021, have given the event and Saint Lucia a ringing endorsement. The Italian yacht 12 Nacira 69 was...

Saint Lucia Praised As Perfect Destination For ARC

Press Release:-  “Saint Lucia will remain the home of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) for the foreseeable future.” So says Andrew Pickersgill, Event Manager of ARC 2021. Speaking during a Welcome Ceremony...

WATCH: Nine Member Crew Wins ARC 2021

Despite a rough start, a nine-member crew of an Italian vessel crossed the finish line as winners of the ARC 2021 on Friday. Lissa Joseph tells us more: https://youtu.be/Ht6W5fcioyQ

Virgin Atlantic Celebrates New Barbados To Edinburgh Service

Press Release:- Virgin Atlantic’s direct flight from Edinburgh to Barbados has touched down for the first time.  Flight VS223, on airbus A330 landed into Barbados at 16:15 local time this afternoon. The new...

COVID-19: New Testing Requirements For Travellers To The United States

Press Release:- On Monday, December 6, all individuals traveling to the United States, regardless of vaccination status or nationality, must show a negative pre-departure COVID-19 viral test taken no more than...

Biden Tightens Travel Rules Amid New Omicron Cases

BBC News:-  President Joe Biden has unveiled stricter travel rules to stem coronavirus as the US confirmed eight cases of the Omicron variant. Mr Biden said his plan "doesn't include shutdowns or...

COVID-19: Saint Lucia To Strictly Enforce Mandatory Quarantine For Unvaccinated Travellers With Negative PCR Tests

Press Release:-  All unvaccinated persons travelling to Saint Lucia, who have obtained a negative PCR test result, must quarantine in a Government-approved facility and meet the cost of their 14-day mandatory...

Staycation Campaign Encourages Saint Lucians To Rediscover Their Country

Press Release:- On November 29th, a new integrated marketing campaign will inspire the local population to rediscover Saint Lucia by booking a staycation. Whether taking a romantic vacation, a family adventure, a celebration...

Saint Lucia Boat Captain For ARC 2021

Press Release:- St. Lucian boat captain Brad Gangardine is featuring prominently in this year’s Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC). Brad, a Moorings Skipper from the town of Soufriere on the island’s southwest coast,...

Grenada Imposes Travel Restrictions Due To Omicron

CMC: Grenada Friday become the first Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country to announce that will not be allow people from several African countries into the island as a result of a new...

Saint Lucia Updates Notice To Travellers

Press Release: The Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Health & Wellness and the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) wish to inform the public that all travellers must apply to enter Saint Lucia...

Antiguan Woman Wins Trip To Space

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua, Nov. 25, CMC – An Antiguan woman will be going to space, possibly with her daughter, after winning two seats aboard a Virgin Galactic's commercial space flight. Keisha Schahaff...

China And Dominica Sign Visa Waiver Agreement

GIS (Dominica):-  The bilateral relations between Dominica and China have produced another historical moment as the Government of Dominica signed an Agreement on Mutual Visa Exemption Between the Commonwealth of Dominica...

Saint Lucia Welcomes Early Start To Winter Tourism Season

Press Release:- Following several months of strong international tourism arrivals, Saint Lucia continued the pace this weekend with a strong, early start to the winter tourism season.   “International visitors will arrive by air...

Saint Lucia Authorities Advise Travellers Of Temporary Change In Protocols

Press Release:-  The Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Health & Wellness and the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) wish to inform the travelling public that on the 19th November 2021, there...

Stewart Bullish On Unity, Expansion In Tourism

Press Release:-  ADAM Stewart went to Travel Weekly’s CruiseWorld confab last Friday highlighting the wisdom of expansion in the tourism industry at this time and commending stakeholders for refusing to yield to...

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