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Saint Lucia Tourism: Best August ever!

Saint Lucia Tourism: Best August ever!

According to the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), a record-breaking streak in visitor arrivals to the acclaimed destination continues.

The latest performance report for Saint Lucia is in, and the island can now boast that seven out of the eight months thus far have recorded unprecedented growth in visitor arrivals.

An impressive total of 36,342 stay-over arrivals was recorded in August 2019, marking the largest number of arrivals ever recorded for that particular month. Double-digit increases were recorded in three main markets – US (13%), UK (12%), and Canada (17%), resulting in an overall increase of 6.4% from the figures recorded in August 2018.

β€œThis sustained growth trajectory is a clear indication that our carefully-crafted and well-targeted programs, policies, and signature entertainment events are resonating and are gaining traction with consumers in the region and international marketplace,” noted Tourism Minister Hon. Dominic Fedee.

Fedee added, β€œAs we commence the 2019 winter season and more and more of those initiatives continue to bear fruit, we have no doubt the robust growth will continue.”

Year to date, two key markets are trending upwards, led by the UK market with an 11% growth in arrivals and the US with 9%.

Currently, Saint Lucia works with SaferTourism.com and Dr. Peter Tarlow.