saint lucia

New Royalton Saint Lucia Resorts Make Debut

 The island of St. Lucia has a pair of new resorts. The all-inclusive Royalton Saint Lucia and adults-only all-inclusive Hideaway at Royalton Saint Lucia have opened their doors. It’s the latest Caribbean resort for the rapidly-expanding Royalton brand, which now …

10 New Hotels Coming to the Caribbean in 2017

 The pace of new hotel development in the Caribbean hasn’t slowed in recent years as more investors jump into the Caribbean and management companies continue to expand. That means there’s another exciting slate of new hotel properties set to come …

Rum Cave

Rum Journal: Finding a Rum Cave in Saint Lucia

 It’s tucked away in a small corner of Marigot Bay, at the foot of the hillside Marigot Bay Beach Resort. And inside is a must-stop for rum pilgrims (and boaters) on the island of Saint Lucia. This is the Rum Cave, …

LATEST NEWS

 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 …

 A big increase in traffic By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Expedia Group has reported a 20 percent increase in travel demand to Saint Lucia in the first quarter of 2015, with a 25 percent increase for four- and five star …

 Above: former US President Bill Clinton By the Caribbean Journal staff The Clinton Foundation’s Clinton Climate Initiative and the Rocky Mountain Institute have announced an official partnership aimed at promoting green energy in the Caribbean region. The partnership will combine …

 Above: a graphic of the quake (USGS graphic) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.6-magnitude earthquake caused shaking across St Lucia and Martinique on Thursday, according to the United States Geological Survey. The earthquake struck at around 10:16 AM local …

 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: San Fernando General Hospital in Trinidad (Photo: Trinidad Ministry of Health) By the Caribbean Journal staff Chronic diseases like heart disease, obesity and diabetes are the leading cause of death in the Caribbean, and their rapidly- increasing share of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucian criminals may no longer be able to hide in cyberspace, if a new initiative by the government has its way. The “Identification and Seizure of Digital Evidence Training Programme,” which began yesterday for …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new piece of sunset legislation will come into effect during the course of the new financial year in St Lucia, imposing a tax of one percent on luxury goods in St Lucia. The tax …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Saint Lucian police force will soon add a CCTV camera system to its arsenal, aimed at enhancing their capacity to monitor potential criminal activity on the island. The $3 million project is part of …