Saint Lucia has enjoyed the highest arrivals in March since the reopening of the industry after the pandemic. The paradise island recorded 32,110 visitor arrivals, up 21% on forecasts.
Saint Lucia and Spain are among the nations relaxing entry requirements. For Saint Lucia, fully vaccinated travellers no longer need to take pre-travel Covid tests, with unvaccinated travellers requiring a negative PCR test. Meanwhile Spain will allow unvaccinated arrivals entry with proof of negative PCR or antigen test.
The government of Saint Lucia has become the latest Caribbean destination to update its international arrival protocols, creating a “simplified experience for travellers”.
The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has successfully hosted a showcase of the destination at Expo 2020 in Dubai. A two-day event featured business, tourism and cultural activities.
Saint Lucia is regularly heralded as one of the most romantic places on earth and this month marks the launch a full campaign dedicated to romance.
The board of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has appointed Lorine Charles-St. Jules to the position of chief executive. She takes up the post with immediate effect.
The newly appointed board of directors at the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has sought to refocus the hospitality offering as the market reopens in the wake of Covid-19.
Visitor arrivals continue to rise as the destination works to restore tourism following the Covid-19 pandemic, with a 25 per cent increase on 2020 year to date.
Breaking Travel News chats with Ernest Hilaire, the newly-appointed minister of tourism for the Caribbean island of St. Lucia. He tells us about his ambitions for the role, the national participation at Expo 2020 and how it feels to have been honoured as the Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination at the World Travel Awards
The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has introduced a new option to the extended-stay ‘Live it’ program, in response to travel trends and customer demand.
Ernest Hilaire has been sworn in as the new minister of tourism for St Lucia following a change of government on the Caribbean island. Hilaire replaces Dominic Fedee.