Breaking Travel News chats with Dominic Fedee, minister of tourism for Saint Lucia, about plans for a new cruise port on the island and the latest investments at the international airport. In his role as the chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation, he also tells us about a controversial recent decision to close offices in New York and London.
The deal will see the formation of a joint venture to manage the existing cruise facilities on the island, and to design, construct and operate a new cruise port.
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, the island can now boast that seven out of the eight months thus far this year have recorded unprecedented growth in arrivals.
This winter, holidaymakers can take advantage of a new month-long promotion from the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. Running until the end of October, sun seekers can book a holiday in Saint Lucia and enjoy some winter sun or book ahead for their summer holiday.
The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has hosted its ninth annual showcase, this year welcoming more than 200 UK travel industry specialists. The aim of the event is to update partners on Saint Lucia news and to hear from key operators, airlines and agents on what they need to market the destination.
The board of directors at the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority have appointed Beverly Nicholson-Doty to the role of chief executive of the body. She has over three decades of industry leadership experience, including most recently serving as commissioner of tourism at the United States Virgin Islands department of tourism from 2007-2018.
The Saint Lucia Air, Sea & Ports Authority has released an architectural impression fly-through video of the Hewanorra International Airport redevelopment project in Saint Lucia.
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.