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Thoroughbred Racing Is Coming to Saint Lucia

The island of Saint Lucia is set to launch its very own thoroughbred racing industry, just in time for its National Day on December 13th. Thoroughbred racing will officially launch in Saint Lucia beginning Dec. 12 with the launch of the 2019 Caribbean Equine Cultural Festival, a luxury lifestyle and racing entertainment event at the Royal Saint Lucia Turf Club. The event will hold …

Royal Caribbean, Carnival to Build New Saint Lucia Cruise Port

Royal Caribbean, Carnival to Build New Saint Lucia Cruise Port Royal Caribbean Cruises and Carnival Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Saint Lucia. The two cruise giants will work together to manage Saint Lucia’s existing cruise pier and terminal in Castries. They will also design, construct and operate a new cruise port on the island. The latter will be …

Saint Lucia tourism just set another record

Saint Lucia tourism just set another record Saint Lucia tourism is surging so far in 2019, and the Eastern Caribbean paradise just set another new record. Saint Lucia reported a total of 36,342 stayover arrivals in August, making it the seventh record-breaking month for the destination in 2019. Double-digit arrival growth was reported in all of Saint Lucia’s primary tourism markets: the United States, …

Saint Lucia Tourism Keeps Setting Records

Saint Lucia Tourism Keeps Setting Records Saint Lucia continues to be one of the Caribbean’s most sought-after destinations, and the Caribbean island keeps breaking its tourism records. July 2019 saw the highest-ever visitor total for any month in the country’s history, according to data from the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. July represented a total of 42,773 stay over visitors, which was a 13 percent …

British Airways adding new direct weekly flights to St Lucia

British Airways is adding two new weekly direct flights to Saint Lucia. Following high-level discussions with government and tourism officials, British Airways announced this week the introduction of the new weekly flights. “We are elated with this latest development and the good fortune it spells for our continued efforts at growing visitor arrivals from the UK market,” said Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. “Based on …

Update- St Lucia set to begin major airport transformation

Major airport transformation Saint Lucia will soon begin work on its highly-anticipated transformation of Hewanorra International Airport, according to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. Work will begin in the coming weeks, he said at a press briefing this week. This major airport transformation costing $175 million officially broke ground over the winter. The project will be supervised by the Overseas Engineering and Construction Company, which …

Real Estate Rebound

Real Estate Rebound Credit – Catherine Morris Star Publishing, January 19th, 2019 St Lucia’s real estate sector continues to improve as opportunities emerge for house-hunters. January is a time for New Year’s resolutions and if buying a house is on your list for 2019, you’re in luck, according to Saint Lucia’s realtors who say now is a good time to grab a bargain on …

New All-Inclusive Hotels Coming to Saint Lucia

Two new prestigious all-inclusive hotels are planned to come to Saint Lucia. This is part of a bigger hotel project called Canelles Resort and will include two The Apple Leisure Group which is a subsidiary of AMResorts’ with brands: Dreams and Zoetry. The two hotels will comprise of approximately 330 rooms. The development is also planned to include a neighboring real estate component with …

The $175M Airport Transformation in Saint Lucia is officially underway

This most highly anticipated airport redesign in the region has officially broken ground Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport redevelopment began this month. This is part of a projected $175 million scheme. The flagship of the project will be a brand-new, 337,000-square-foot terminal building. This development is part of an extensive process that will include a new air traffic control tower, new road structure and …

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 …