St. Lucia

This Caribbean Resort’s New Focus on Wine

 St Lucia’s Landings resort has a new food and beverage director with serious wine credentials. The resort has named Eric Toles as its new director of food and beverage, after three years of serving at the tony Cotton House Resort …

A Focus on Caribbean Broadband

 By Gerard BestCJ Contributor CASTRIES — The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) is this week holding a regional workshop on broadband Internet development, in partnership with the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU). The workshop is being held at the Golden Palm …

St Lucia Courting Investors, Tourists in Saudi Arabia

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In a move to expand its business and tourism presence in the Middle East, the government of Saint Lucia has established the Office of the Honorary Consul in Saudi Arabia. The Government has appointed Halla Walid …

LATEST NEWS

 A new project at the luxury all-inclusive By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s BodyHoliday resort recently began a $20 million renovation. The project will include a series of upgrades and additions “designed to maintain the property’s level of luxury …

 A new St Lucia beer By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s Capella Marigot Bay Resort has teamed with chocolatier Cocao Carib and local beer company Antilia Brewing Company to launch its own beer: Capella’s Moon Bay Chocolate Stout. The …

 A new hotel executive in St Lucia By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The BodyHoliday has appointed Atanas Botev as its new General Manager. In his new capacity as GM he will be responsible for leading the management and development of all …

 St Lucia leading the way with new initiative By the Caribbean Journal staff Is this a new way to frame the Caribbean’s existential climate fight? St Lucia is launching a new regional initiative aimed at addressing the Caribbean’s concerns on …

Hotels in St Lucia

 The best hotels on an island are all about a sense of place. They are places where you understand an island, inside and out. That’s easy to find in St Lucia, whose thriving rainforest, superb diving and, of course, those iconic …

 Above: The BodyHoliday By the Caribbean Journal staff When it comes to wellness resorts in the Caribbean, St Lucia’s BodyHoliday is right at the top. Now, the resort is offering guests a new kind of Caribbean summer vacation: “Lose It, …

 Above: Hewanorra International Airport in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government is planning to allow its Hewanorra International Airport to be managed independently. The country announced this week that a bill would be laid in Parliament …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Michael Quartarone of Oakville, Canada, who sent in this beautiful shot on a recent trip to St Lucia. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Saint Lucia’s Internet users can look forward to better connectivity and faster speeds between local Internet service providers (ISPs). Digicel signed a memorandum of understanding on April 2, agreeing to become …

 Above: Boucan by Hotel Chocolat in St Lucia (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell SOUFRIERE — I am a cacao grower. The sun is beaming on this morning in St Lucia. There is little shade among the leaves of …

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is looking to strengthen ties with its diaspora community to boost the country’s tourism sector. The St Lucia Tourist Board has launched a new programme called “Se San …

 Above: Robin Thicke By the Caribbean Journal staff Music superstars including Robin Thicke and Jimmy Cliff will be among those headlining this year’s St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival. The event, now in its 24th year, begins April 25 with …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader Lori Grube, who sent in this beautiful snapshot from the East Winds Inn in St Lucia. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

 Above: a cacao plantation in St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff There recovery of St Lucia’s agricultural sector since the Christmas Eve trough storm in 2013 is “encouraging,” according to St Lucia Agriculture Minister Moses Jn Baptiste. …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States and Spain are looking to deepen its relationship. The two sides recently signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at further building on their relationship, in a …