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Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Program Extends COVID Discount

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI  Buyers seeking dual citizenship in the Caribbean will be pleased to know that St. Lucia’s Citizenship by Invest Program (CIP) recently announced it has extended its special COVID-19 offer through the end of 2022.    St. […]


A Major Wind Energy Project Is Coming to St Lucia

Is St Lucia on the verge of a green revolution? The Eastern Caribbean island’s government says yes, with several major new investments currently being pursued. The biggest is a new 12-megawatt wind farm project, according to Prime Minister Dr Kenny […]


There's a New Chef at the Landings in St Lucia

The Landings St. Lucia has appointed René Yaron Cahane as its new executive head chef. With more than 25 years of experience in Caribbean and British kitchens, Cahane joins the resort from Antigua’s Blue Waters Resort and Spa, where he […]


A New Hotel Is Coming to St Lucia

St Lucia’s room stock will get a boost this year with the debut of the new HarborClub [sic] on the Rodney Bay Marina, according to the Saint Lucia Tourist Board. The 115-room hotel will include two restaurants, lounges, a full-service […]


Marc Anthony to Headline Saint Lucia Jazz Festival

A Caribbean institution By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor The lineup for the 25th annual Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival has been announced, and will feature Grammy award-winning Latin singer Marc Anthony as its headliner. Running for 10 days […]

A Can't-Miss View in St Lucia

Is this the best one on the island? By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Much is made of the views from Gros Piton, one of St. Lucia’s famous volcanic peaks. And rightfully so. Hike 2,619 feet to its summit and […]

A Sluggish Month for Caribbean Hotel Occupancy

Caribbean hotels reported a weak November 2015, according to the latest report from STR. The region’s hotel occupancy fell in November to 67.1 percent, a 1.6 percent drop compared to occupancy in November 2014. For the year, regional hotel occupancy […]


Tourism Growth Slows in St Lucia

After a very strong year in 2014, the pace of tourism growth in St Lucia has slowed so far in 2015. Last year, the island reported a 6 percent growth in stayover tourist arrivals compared to the previous year. So […]

Sandals Adds More Restaurants in St Lucia

Sandals has opened three new restaurants at its Sandals Grand St Lucian Spa and Beach Resort, the company announced. The new eateries, which are part of the company’s Discovery Dining program, include Kimonos, a Japanese-style Teppanyaki restaurant; Soy, a sushi […]

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 Best CJ 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 […]

St Lucia Courting Investors, Tourists in Saudi Arabia

By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]

St Lucia’s BodyHoliday Undergoing $20 Million Renovation

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 […]


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