When not at her rabble rousing best in Camden Town, London, soul-diva Amy Winehouse was often to be found on the holiday island of St Lucia. News of her death was greeted with sadness on the island earlier, with tourism and civil aviation senator Allen Chastanet releasing a statement on behalf of the people of the island.
BTN talks to Jean Marc Flambert, Director of Marketing, UK & Europe St Lucia Toursim at ITB Berin 2011
A resurgent cruise industry has lifted the Caribbean’s travel and tourism industry back to pre-recessionary levels, according to the latest statistics from the CTO. St Lucia, which was voted “World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination” at the 2010 World Travel Awards, registered a double-digit growth in arrivals.
For the fifth consecutive year, travel professionals the world over have voted the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia the “World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination” by the World Travel Awards.
Louis Lewis, Director of Tourism, St Lucia Tourism Board
Jim Hepple, consultant, for the St Lucia Tourism Board talks about boosting airlift to the United Kingdom. The island is also rolling out a lot of new upscale properties. The interview was conducted by Breaking Travel News at Caribbean Marketplace.