Travel & Leisure

CHTA President Predicts Strong Winter Rebound For Caribbean Tourism

Press Release:- With strong health protocols in place and the increase in air service to several destinations across the region, Nicola Madden-Greig, the president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA),...

Saint Lucia, Local Resorts Win Six Accolades at 2021 Travvy Awards

Press Release:- Destination Saint Lucia, Ladera Resort and Jade Mountain were awarded six prestigious gold and silver statuettes at the 7th annual Travvy Awards. More than 200 suppliers, advisors and travel industry...

MS Rotterdam Makes Maiden Call To Port Castries

On Sunday, a local delegation, including Tourism Minister Dr. Ernest Hilaire welcomed MS Rotterdam on its maiden call to Port Castries. Holland America Line, a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation, operates the Pinnacle-class...

Tourism Delegation Completes Successful Inaugural Visit To UK

Press Release:- As restrictions on travel within the United Kingdom continue to ease, Minister for Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture, and Information-Hon. Dr. Ernest Hilaire, took the opportunity to visit the UK...

OECS Convenes Inaugural Meeting Of Council Of Ministers For Immigration

Press Release:-  The Inaugural session of the Council of Ministers for Immigration was convened virtually on Friday, November 5th under the Chairmanship of the Honourable E. P. Chet Greene, Minister for Foreign Affairs, International...

Tourism Ancillary Service Providers Honoured

Press Release:-  An evening of honour reminded tourism service providers of the important value they contribute to the overall brand promise of Destination Saint Lucia. Under the auspices of Tourism Minister-Hon. Dr....

Saint Lucia Readies For 2021 Atlantic Rally For Cruisers, ARC January

Press Release:- Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), in collaboration with Events Company of Saint Lucia Inc. (ECSL) and the IGY Rodney Bay Marina, guided by the Ministries of Tourism, and Health and...

Soufriere Welcomes Resumption Of Cruise Ship Calls

Press Release:- After two years, Port Soufriere has welcomed its first Port Call. On Sunday, November 7th, 2021, the port was graced with its first Cruise ship for the season – The...

Guyana Says Only Fully Vaccinated Passengers To Be Allowed Entry

CMC News:- The government of Guyana has announced that only fully vaccinated people will be allowed into the country. “After the end of November, the mandate will be fully implemented. So, unless you’re...

WestJet Returns to St. Lucia

Press Release:-  The Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA) welcomes the return of WestJet out of Toronto, Canada on Sunday 7th November 2021. This marks the recommencement of scheduled...

Full COVID-19 Vaccination Required For Entry Into The United States Starting Monday

Press Release: Starting on November 8, all non-U.S. citizen and non-immigrant adult air passengers will be required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status prior to boarding...

Task Force Mulling ‘Fully Vaccinated’ Mandate For Travel To Guyana

by Natasha Smith-Thomas With the United States (US) and other countries requesting that international travellers be fully immunised before entry, Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony said Guyana too, will soon set...

Tourism: ‘We Want Jobs, But We Also Want Our Natural Environment’

A significant player in the Eastern Caribbean tourism industry has underscored the need for respect, preservation, and enjoyment of the natural environment in developing the sector. Sam Raphael is Developer and Managing...

COVID-19: CTO Hails Caribbean Tourism Comeback

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) says that regional tourism is on the road to recovery from the impact of COVID-19. "One of the very positive signs of recovery is that as the...

Air Antilles To Increase Its Winter Service to Saint Lucia

Press Release:- French Caribbean airline, Air Antilles is on schedule to increase its winter service to Destination Saint Lucia. Commencing on December 6, 2021, Saint Lucia will benefit from a capacity of...

COVID-19: Biden Sets New Rules As Air Travel To The US Reopens

BBC News:- The White House has outlined new rules for foreign travellers to the US, as flight restrictions lift for the first time since the pandemic began in 2020. The plan to reopen...

Change In Barbados’ Travel Protocols

Press Release:-  Minister of Health and Wellness, Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic, has announced that effective Sunday, October 24, fully vaccinated travellers to Barbados with a valid negative pre-flight COVID-19 PCR test...

WTCC: Caribbean Tourism Recovering Faster Than Any Other

Press Release:- London, UK: The Caribbean’s Travel & Tourism sector is recovering at a faster rate than any other region in the world, with its contribution to GDP expected to rise more...

Saint Lucia Seeking To Strategically Position Itself At FCCA Conference

Press Release:-  Tourism Officials from Saint Lucia will strategically position the destination, and place special highlight on Her immersive offerings, as industry representatives meet to participate in the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA)...

Travellers Anxious About Contracting Coronavirus In Barbados

Barbados Today:- As Barbados continues to battle a deadly Delta outbreak in the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Tourism Senator Lisa Cummins is giving the assurance that any changes to protocols at...

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