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Monthly Archives: January 2019

Saint Lucia Mulls Second Cruise Port

Saint Lucia Mulls Second Cruise Port Saint Lucia planning to build a second cruise port on the island, according to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. The plan for the “southern” cruise port would be near the Hewanorra International Airport in Vieux Fort. That would mean “people will be able to get off their chartered flights and go straight onto the cruise ships, within minutes,” Chastanet …

Details on Fairmont Saint Lucia Project and expanding in the Caribbean

Details on Fairmont Saint Lucia Project and expanding in the Caribbean The Fairmont brand is expanding in the Caribbean, with its second regional property coming to the island of Saint Lucia. The project, which will be set in Sunset Bay, Choiseul on the southwestern corner of the island, will join the only other Fairmont property in the Caribbean in Barbados. The luxury project, which …

Saint Lucia Tourism Just Set Another Visitor Record

Saint Lucia Tourism Just Set Another Visitor Record Saint Lucia’s tourism industry had another record-setting year in 2018. According to a new report from the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. The destination reported a total of 1,218,294 visitors in 2018, a 10.2 percent increase over 2017. The combined total was buoyed by a 13.6 percent increase in cruise passenger arrivals. The expansion at the Pointe …

Ways to Visit Saint Lucia

Ways to Visit Saint Lucia There’s a reason Saint Lucia is one of the hottest destinations in the Caribbean right now: a hard-to-match blend of romance, scenery, culinary sophistication and good, plain-old adventure. And the best way to experience the island is in one of its marvelous collection of resorts, each unique, each perfect for the Saint Lucia vacation you’re looking for. Here is …

Hewanorra Airport News

December 2018 Airport News Hewanorra Airport News A major redevelopment of Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport is moving forward, officials said this week. The country’s parliament has voted to borrow $100 million for the project, whose plan is set to be unveiled in the coming days. The project includes the construction of a new terminal building with state-of-the art facilities, restaurants, shops and executive …

Saint Lucia still a buyer’s market

If you are looking to purchase property in Saint Lucia, now is the time. That’s the message from the island’s realtors who say it’s a buyer’s market and predict slow but steady growth going forward. Now, however, Saint Lucia’s property portfolio is seeing movement, especially in its mid-level inventory, leading many realtors to express optimism about the market’s future. Saint Lucia is the second …