The redevelopment of Saint Lucia’s international airport is underway as the destination continues to see a positive growth trend in tourism arrivals in 2019.
The plan, which is expected to be unveiled in the coming days, will include the construction of a new terminal building equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, restaurants, shops and executive lounges, and the conversion of the old terminal to accommodate fixed-based operators.
Picking up the trophy for World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination at the World Travel Awards Grand Final in Lisbon, Nicholas John, chairman of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, tells Breaking Travel News how the title will help develop to vital tourism industry on the island.
Breaking Travel News chats with Dominic Fedee, minister of tourism for Saint Lucia, at World Travel Market. On the agenda is the development value of the hospitality sector, the portrayal of the Caribbean in the western media and the importance of the UK as a source market for the country.
Experienced Caribbean hotelier Daryl Aaron has been appointed general manager of the newly opened Bay Gardens Marina Haven hotel in St. Lucia.
This summer, holiday makers can take advantage of a new promotion from the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. Launching this week and running until September 30th, the Summer of Discovery is the island’s biggest and most interactive summer promotion ever.
Breaking Travel News hears from Antje Rudhart, representative for Germany, Switzerland and Austria, Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, about the record visitor numbers in the destination and how the island was lucky to escape damage during two recent hurricanes.