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Saint Lucia launches global tourism campaign

Press Release: A new tourism marketing campaign created by Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, the Ministry of Tourism and the Government of Saint Lucia kicks off with ‘She is Saint Lucia…Let Her Inspire You’, a video inspired by the fact...

Trinidadians stuck in Barbados delayed

Trinidad & Tobago Guardian: The 33 Trinidadian nationals stranded in Barbados since March 23 will have to cool their heels a bit longer, after being told this morning they would have to undergo further testing before they can leave. According...

Chinese tourist sites packed as country comes out of lockdown

CNN: Large numbers of people flocked to popular tourists sites and major cities across China over the country's holiday weekend, despite warnings from health authorities that the risk posed by the coronavirus pandemic remains far from over. Images from the Huangshan...

Tourism Authority launches “7 Minutes in Saint Lucia” virtual escapes

As the world adjusts to the new reality of life under social distancing and self-isolation in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) is inviting people who can't visit Saint Lucia to escape to...

INTERPOL Says Your Passport As Valuable As Your Credit Card

INTERPOL is launching an awareness campaign to remind the public that their passports and other ID documents require the same vigilance as payment cards, mobile phones and house keys. It may seem like common sense, but how many of us...

Saint Lucia Records Best August for Visitor Arrivals Ever

The latest performance report for Saint Lucia is in and the record breaking streak in visitor arrivals to the acclaimed destination continues. According to the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), the island can now boast that seven out of...

American Airlines expects to resume flying Boeing 737 Max jets in January

American Airlines said Wednesday it expects federal officials to sign off on software updates and other changes to Boeing’s 737 Max jets later this year and plans to resume passenger service on the aircraft on Jan. 16. “American Airlines anticipates...

US: Delta flight plunges 30,000 feet in minutes

(CNN) Don't read this if you're traveling any time soon. Passengers on a Delta flight this week were terrified when their plane plunged mid-air, dropping nearly 30,000 feet. The flight experienced a "cabin pressurization irregularity" during the journey, the airline said...

US: Delta flight forced to make emergency landing after engine failure

CNN: Passengers were praying and trying to text family members in the moments before a Delta Air Lines flight made an emergency landing in North Carolina. "After we heard the boom we just saw all this smoke come up into...

Saint Lucia Announces its new Luxury Destination Status

PRESS RELEASE: The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority is pleased to announce the island’s acceptance into Virtuoso®'s exclusive portfolio of preferred destinations. Through the partnership with Virtuoso, the SLTA will have access to Virtuoso’s marketing channels that effectively target affluent consumers...

2018 Ultimate Honeymoon Sweepstakes Launched

PRESS RELEASE: The Saint Lucia Ultimate Honeymoon Sweepstakes 2018 has been launched in the United States. The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority partnered with NBC6 Miami and the Harbor Club, the island’s newest resort, to offer the latest instalment in...

How to Survive and Enjoy the Wilderness in Extreme Cold

(From Contributor Silvia Watson) True wildlife enthusiasts love to go for a wildlife vacation only during the winter months so that they could enjoy the experience in a relaxed manner as the pristine forests would not be teeming with...

Easy Ways To Avoid Travel Problems (By Contributor Saad Ali)

(By Contributor Saad Ali): Going on vacation is an exciting time. You have worked hard to earn your vacation and you should enjoy this time as much as possible. That means doing whatever it takes to prevent problems...

Saint Lucia “Let Her Inspire You” Sweepstakes Winner Announced

PRESS RELEASE: (Wednesday, March 21, 2018) – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, today announced the winner of its “Let Her Inspire You” Sweepstakes held from February 2nd – 28th, 2018.  Sara Wedlake, a resident of Winnipeg, Manitoba was drawn...

Saint Lucia Continues to Inspire Martiniquan Travel

PRESS RELEASE: (Thursday, 15 March 2018) Saint Lucia recently exhibited to more than 25,000 travel trade and potential visitors at Martinique’s largest international trade show, Salon du Voyage. The 20th edition of the Travel and Holiday trade show held...

Not cleared for takeoff: passenger tied up after stripping naked

(AFP) - A Bangladeshi passenger who reportedly stripped naked and attacked a stewardess during a flight from Malaysia has been arrested, the airline said Monday. Shortly after the Malindo Air flight departed from Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, the 20-year-old took...

Saint Lucia Forges Marketing Partnerships to Amplify Market Reach

PRESS RELEASE: (Friday, 2 March 2018) Saint Lucia is expanding its tourism market reach and visibility by forging partnerships with leading US travel industry partners.  In 2017 Saint Lucia set a record in tourism arrivals and tourism growth surpassing...

Coconut Bay Captures Prestigious International Weddings Award

PRESS RELEASE: VIEUX FORT, Saint Lucia (February 26, 2018) – Award season accolades for Saint Lucia’s only Premium All-Inclusive, Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa, have begun and the awards highlight the wide appeal of the resort from families...

Fodor’s Travel Recognizes Bay Gardens Resorts in Three of Its Awards Catergories

PRESS RELEASE: Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, February 21, 2018 – The experts at Fodor’s Travel has announced that Bay Gardens Resorts has been awarded a Fodor’s Best in three of its award categories. The Bay Gardens Hotel is 2nd...

Saint Lucia Conducts US Inspiration and Travel Tour

PRESS RELEASE: (February 16, 2018) Saint Lucia took its ‘Inspiration and Travel Tour’ across the United States, visiting Washington, Pittsburgh, New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles. From February 9-11 the Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, was...

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