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Air Canada Set for Saint Lucia Return

 Air Canada is set to return to Saint Lucia next week.  The carrier will relaunch Toronto-Saint Lucia service on Oct. 3, the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority confirmed.  The new service comes following an easing of restrictions on travel between the …

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Hyatt Names New Managing Director for Caribbean Resort

 Hyatt has named a new managing director for its newest resort in the Caribbean: the Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico. The company has tapped Mark Frances to the role; he had most recently served as the managing director at …

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These Caribbean Resorts Require Proof of Vaccination For Guests 16+

 Elite Island Resorts’ portfolio of Caribbean all-inclusive resorts now requires all guests 16 and over to show proof of vaccination.  The new policy, first announced last month, officially took effect this week.  The company had initially set the threshold at …

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 Saint Lucia just set a new record for American visitors in July, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Eastern Caribbean island welcomed 22,028 arrivals in July, an all-time record for visitor arrivals from the United States in July.  That represented a …

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 Saint Lucia tourism officials say they’re enthusiastic about the upcoming winter tourist season. The island’s hotel association is projecting that visitor arrivals will increase for the coming season, according to the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association. “I am very …

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 One of the Caribbean’s leading resort companies has announced a significant update to its travel rules: all guests over the age of 12 will be required to show proof of Covid vaccination upon arrival.  Elite Island Resorts has a broad …

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 Caribbean Airlines has relaunched its service between Trinidad and Saint Lucia.  The carrier has restarted nonstop service between Piarco International Airport in Port of Spain and George FL Charles Airport in Castries.  The flight, which resumed this week, was the …

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 One of the leading all-inclusive resorts on the island of Saint Lucia is set to reopen to guests, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The St James’s Club Morgan Bay Saint Lucia, part of the Elite Island Resorts portfolio, is reopening on …

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 Virgin Atlantic will return to Saint Lucia this winter.  The carrier will operate three flights each week from London Heathrow to Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport.  It’s a boost for Saint Lucia, which has counted the United Kingdom as its …

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 One of Saint Lucia’s leading resorts is joining the Zoëtry brand.  The Marigot Bay Resort will soon relaunch as an all-inclusive under the AMR Collection’s wellness-focused Zoëtry brand.  The rebranded Zoëtry Marigot Bay St Lucia will be the first AMR …

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 Saint Lucia has a new Minister of Tourism, Caribbean Journal has learned. New Prime Minister Philip Pierre has named Dr Ernest Hilaire to the role, which will also include the portfolios of investment, the creative industries, culture and information. Hilaire …

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 One of the leading luxury hotels in Saint Lucia is reopening, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort, will officially welcome back guests in November, following what the property calls an “extensive” renovation project.  The biggest changes include …

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 British Airways has is flying from London Heathrow to Saint Lucia again.  After a more than 30 year hiatus, the carrier has restarted flights from Heathrow to Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport.  The new flights are operating weekly on Saturdays …

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 All-inclusive resorts are hotter than ever, and since the world’s largest hotel company has made a high-profile entry into the space, the segment is becoming increasingly interesting. The All-Inclusive by Marriott Bonvoy portfolio currently includes 25 properties across destinations including …

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 Saint Lucia’s relaunched cruise sector is set for a host of new calls this summer.  This week, that included calls by Celebrity Summit and Windstar Breeze, both of which berthed at Port Castries.  Saint Lucia officially reopened its borders to …

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 The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection’s first Caribbean cruises will set sail out of Puerto Rico.  The Port of San Juan will be home to the high-end cruise line’s first voyages in the region.  The Evrima, the first of three company yachts, …

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 Saint Lucia’s St James’s Club Morgan Bay resort is set to open Oct. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive resort is part of the Elite Island Resorts portfolio of Caribbean properties.  “Our entire team is excited to welcome you …

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 Saint Lucia’s tourism sector is continuing to recover, particularly in the all-important United States market.  Indeed, the company has recovered 81 percent of the US market as compared to May 2019, according to the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority.  Since the …