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St. Lucia’s Fond Doux Plantation Is Expanding

 St. Lucia’s boutique eco-resort Fond Doux Plantation is expanding. The historic hotel set on a 19th-century cacao plantation has announced the planned addition of five new one-bedroom cottages. The announcement was made on the heels of the Caribbean Travel Marketplace …

CHTA President: Caribbean Tourism Needs Stronger Partnerships

 The Caribbean tourism industry needs stronger partnerships to realize its enormous potential, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association President Karolin Troubetzkoy told attendees this week at the CHTA’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference in the Bahamas. Troubetzkoy, hotelier of St. Lucia’s Jade …

A Tourism Development Boom in St. Lucia

 The island of St. Lucia is quietly seeing a development boom. On the heels of the announcement of the Pearl of the Caribbean resort project, St. Lucia is reporting a wave of development that will add more than 1,000 new hotel …

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 It’s the biggest new resort project in the Caribbean, and St. Lucia’s government has unveiled a series of new details on the new “Pearl of the Caribbean” project on the island’s southern end. The Vieux Fort-area project (near the country’s …

On the beach at Cap Maison.

 With brown-sugar beaches and those magnificent Pitons, St. Lucia’s appeal is universal. And you don’t need to settle for a generic resort to experience it. We’ve rounded up seven fabulous small hotels that combine perks with personality for a unique, intimate …

Best All-Inclusive Resorts

 The definition of “all inclusive resorts” has been changing. What used to mean endless buffet lines and mass-produced travel kitsch is rapidly becoming something very different, both in response to changing tastes and the arrival of new kinds of travelers. …

Serenity at Coconut Bay

 A major new luxury adults-only resort is coming to St. Lucia, and it looks like a game-changer: Serenity at Coconut Bay. The boutique property, which will located at the Coconut Bay property in Vieux Fort, will be an adults-only, all-inclusive …

 The Caribbean’s fastest-growing hotel company has big plans. Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts subsidiary says it plans to sign its 100th resort deal by 2020, with target markets including St. Lucia, Turks and Caicos and Colombia. Apple has itself signed 10 …

 St. Lucia’s agricultural sector is getting a high-tech boost. It’s called the Virtual Agricultural Clearing House, and it’s a digital platform through which the island’s hotels, restaurants and distributors can get info on the availability of crops. The VACH, which …

Zaka Art Cafe

 A trip to Zaka Art Café By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re a frequent visitor to St. Lucia you know that to leave the island without an original piece of sculpture from artist Zaka is unthinkable. Famous for his …

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 The classic all-inclusive concept means everything you want in a vacation without having to take out your wallet. Often, though, that can also mean never leaving the hotel. That’s why one resort in St. Lucia is reinventing the all-inclusive concept …

Morgan Bay

 St. Lucia’s resorts come in all shapes and sizes, from small hillside boutiques to grand luxury hotels. But if you’re looking for a classic all-inclusive on the island, the St. James’s Club Morgan Bay is for you. The Elite Island …

St. Lucia Solar

 As part of a wider push to generate 35 percent of its energy from green sources by 2020, St. Lucia has completed a landmark project to power its Government House with solar energy. The project is the product of a …

Windjammer Landing

 It’s perhaps the signature resort in St. Lucia: the Windjammer Landing, north of Castries on a 60-acre site. The hotel, which is the island’s leading family resort, is home to six pools, five restaurants and four bars, along with 175 …

The Landings

 The Landings Resort and Spa in St. Lucia is undergoing a series of soft renovations to 30 suites this fall, the property announced. The hotel launched the refurbishment Sept. 1; it will last through Oct. 14 before the hotel reopens …

The Landings St Lucia

 The Landings St. Lucia resort has announced its ‘Christmas in July’ package, offering 40 percent off all room rates for stays between December 17 and 25, 2016. The the package also includes a free guide to Pigeon Island National Park, …

 All-inclusives to try right now By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Summer’s over; the kids are back to school and there are still about 15 work weeks left before the holidays. But it’s not ALL bad news. The fall is …

 Unique Caribbean inclusions, from free spa treatments to your own boat By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor At some all inclusive resorts, it’s not just all food, drink and a few activities – it’s all you can everything! Here are few all-inclusive package …