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Saint Lucia travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Travel and tourism news on Saint Lucia. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Saint Lucia. Castries Travel information.

Saint Lucia is an Eastern Caribbean island nation with a pair of dramatically tapered mountains, the Pitons, on its west coast. Its coast is home to volcanic beaches, reef-diving sites, luxury resorts and fishing villages. Trails in the interior rainforest lead to waterfalls like the 15m-high Toraille, which pours over a cliff into a garden. The capital, Castries, is a popular cruise port.

Saint Lucia hotels offering free COVID-19 testing to qualified guests

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 15, 2021 22:48

Saint Lucia has multiple COVID-19 PCR and antigen testing options for departing visitors, citizens and residents Read More

Sandals Foundation and Hasbro Spread Holiday Cheer to Caribbean Children

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 28, 2020 21:18

More than 10,000 children experienced a little more joy this holiday season with brand-new toys and games donated by the Sandals Foundation in their annual Christmas Toy Drive. As the ... Read More

Saint Lucia first Caribbean island to launch Augmented Reality filters

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 10, 2020 22:40

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) continues to inspire wanderlust with a new interactive digital experience on Instagram, introducing five custom Augmented Reality (AR) Filters themed in signature Saint Lucian looks ... Read More

The Government of Saint Lucia enacts tourism levy

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 18, 2020 19:39

The Government of Saint Lucia following continued and extensive consultation over the past two years with key stakeholders in the tourism industry, will enact a government tax named the “Tourism ... Read More

Sandals Foundation: Favorite Responsible Travel Foundation

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 4, 2020 02:32

The outstanding work of the Sandals Foundation to develop Caribbean communities and inspire hope in the lives of the region’s people has once again been recognized as it was named ... Read More

Sandals Beaches and Resorts Halloween Sale

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 29, 2020 01:01

As it’s spooktacular gift for resort guests, Sandals Beaches and Resorts Halloween Sale offers a free romantic private candlelight dinner for two. Couples will be seated at a table specially ... Read More

First winter season 2020 TUI flight arrives in Saint Lucia from UK

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 28, 2020 22:36

Tuesday October 27 marked the return of TUI to Saint Lucia. TUI’s winter weekly direct flights from London Gatwick to Hewanorra International Airport will run through to March 2021. This ... Read More

Sandals and Beaches Resorts: Travel Insurance Is On Us

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 23, 2020 21:12

Trust and confidence are increasingly becoming top priorities for consumers as they begin to safely travel to their dream destinations once again. This is why Sandals® Resorts and Beaches® Resorts are giving guests sun, ... Read More

Sandals and Beaches Resorts Receive 9 Diving Awards

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 15, 2020 15:41

Sandals® and Beaches® Resorts, home to some of the best all-inclusive dive resorts in the Caribbean, has taken the plunge into October with the early announcement of nine accolades from Scuba Diving Magazine’s 2021 Readers Choice ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Announce More Resort Openings This Month

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 6, 2020 16:16

Signaling the continued strength for Caribbean Tourism, Sandals Resorts International announced that it would usher in four more resort openings throughout October. Beginning this week, Sandals Grenada and Sandals South ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 2, 2020 10:55

As the weather starts to cool in a lot of places around the world, Sandals Resorts in the Caribbean is welcoming fall with special offers. For a limited time, guests ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: We’re Back!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 24, 2020 16:04

All Sandals Resorts are reopening, in fact, many are already open with the rest due to open soon. The time is right for so many reasons to make travel plans ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Wedding: “Virtually Perfect” Solutions

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 15, 2020 17:12

Over the past few months, one thing has remained truer than ever before – love hasn’t faltered, and neither have couples’ dreams of getting married. According to a recent survey from ... Read More

Sandals Resorts South Coast Unveils New Design Plans

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 10, 2020 00:42

Sandals Resorts International, all-inclusive company, unveiled design plans of a multi-million-dollar renovation at its picturesque Jamaican oasis, Sandals South Coast. Set to debut this December, guests can expect a new ... Read More

Sun, Sand and Social Distancing at Sandals Resorts

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 4, 2020 20:27

Yes, Sandals Resorts has taken safety measures to another level. But take a long look and you’ll notice that the qualities travelers crave more than ever have actually been at these resorts ... Read More

CDC reduces Saint Lucia’s COVID-19 rating to Level 1

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 26, 2020 02:09

Saint Lucia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in ensuring a safe and strategic approach to the reopening of the economy, is receiving rave reviews the world over. The Center for ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Implements Water Harvesting and Sanitation for Schools

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 18, 2020 01:44

Ahead of the start of the 2020/2021 academic year, work is far advanced to improve the drought management strategy and enhance the sanitation systems within seven infant and primary schools ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Invests in Community Youth Center

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 13, 2020 02:23

The basketball and multi-purpose playing courts at Buckfield Playfield, located in the heart of Ocho Rios in Jamaica, have received a major facelift and renovations to better serve residents across ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Gifts Princess Margaret Hospital Pediatric Ward

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 5, 2020 23:43

Patients of the Pediatric Department at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas, will now be examined by and treated with state-of-the-art equipment thanks to a sizable donation from the ... Read More

Saint Lucia welcomes Caribbean visitors through “Bubblecation” campaign

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 1, 2020 01:29

The Caribbean’s destination marketing brand, Caribcation, has just introduced its latest marketing campaign, “Bubblecation”. Travelers from countries within the designated Travel Bubble can reconnect with family and friends or enjoy ... Read More

Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020 04:20

With 3,844,271 Americans were sick with the Coronavirus after 47,5 million were tested out of a total population of 331 Million. The undetected number of COVID-19 sick may be significantly ... Read More

Sandals Foundation and Sweet Water Providing COVID-19 Counseling

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 15, 2020 02:17

Persons struggling to cope with COVID-19 related issues can now seek online help at the Sweet Water Foundation. The helpline which was launched in 2018 by the Sandals Foundation and ... Read More

Saint Lucia announces updated travel protocols beginning July 9

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 2, 2020 23:24

Following a reassessment of travel protocols based on market conditions, The Government of Saint Lucia will introduce several new and updated protocols for arrivals from July 9, 2020. Travelers will ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Helping Healthcare Workers Recharge

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 2, 2020 02:25

As public hospitals across the island strengthen their readiness protocol to respond to COVID-19 patients, the St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital has been outfitted by Sandals Foundation with a sterile ... Read More

Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation: Empowering People

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 26, 2020 21:24

Sandals Resorts International created Sandals Foundation, and it has this philosophy:  We have seen that when we invest in one person, we are empowering an entire network of people – ... Read More

When Sandals Resorts Adopts a School, It Adopts the Community

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 18, 2020 00:02

When Gordon "Butch" Stewart opened his first Sandals Resort, he had one very important mandate: the resort would be required to adopt a school in the community. Team members were ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Providing Aid to the Most Vulnerable

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 10, 2020 23:28

Since the introduction of the COVID-19 pandemic on the shores of the Caribbean, the Sandals Foundation has earmarked resources and galvanized the support of government, non-governmental organizations, and corporate partners ... Read More

World Environment Day: Sandals Resorts EarthCheck Commitment

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2020 21:44

World Environment Day, June 5, 2020, is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect the environment. At Sandals Resorts & Beaches, environment day is promoted ... Read More

Saint Lucia: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 18, 2020 22:33

The Government of Saint Lucia has announced a phased approach to reopening the island’s tourism sector in a responsible fashion, beginning June 4, 2020. The strategy, which was unveiled by ... Read More

SAINT LUCIA: 100 Percent Recovery of COVID-19 Cases

editor editor- April 23, 2020 22:49

As of April 21, 2020 the WHO reported a total of 2, 397, 217 confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally with 162, 956 deaths. There are now 893, 119 confirmed cases ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Change Flexibility with No Penalties

editor editor- March 20, 2020 02:10

Sandals 5-star luxury included resorts is allowing complete name changes without penalties for the original date and resort of travel due to travel challenges rising from the COVID-19 coronavirus. This ... Read More

Saint Lucia Tourism Sector responds to COVID 19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2020 01:40

The Ministry of Tourism and the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) recognizing the challenging environment of the travel and tourism industry, convened with the Board of Directors of the Saint ... Read More

All-inclusive resorts may be the best bet for a holiday

editor editor- March 14, 2020 02:04

An all-inclusive resort just might be the safest way to take a vacation these days with the COVID-19 pandemic. Staying at the resort reduces the risk of coming into contact ... Read More

Saint Lucia Tourism Statement on Coronavirus COVID-19 Cases

editor editor- March 6, 2020 00:57

The Saint Lucia Department of Health and Wellness has noted an escalation in the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus COVID-19 internationally as well as the spread to countries outside ... Read More

Launch of Tourism Satellite Account for Saint Lucia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 18, 2020 03:56

St Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association CEO Noorani M. Azeez today announced the launch of the Tourism Satellite Account for the country. Saint Lucia is an Eastern Caribbean island nation ... Read More

The Harbor Club Saint Lucia Appoints New Director of Food

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- February 15, 2020 02:08

The Harbor Club, located on the picturesque Rodney Bay in Saint Lucia, has appointed Cristian Rebolledo as the new Director of Food & Beverage and Executive Chef for the hotel’s ... Read More