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The Latest Caribbean Travel Trends: Capturing Your Share of Growing Demand
As restrictions lift, travelers are looking to the Caribbean as a top international destination, and hoteliers and tourism boards are excited to respond to that demand. The pace of tourism’s recovery for the Caribbean is accelerating, presenting opportunities for the tuned-in, savvy hotelier.
Join CHTA’s strategic partner Travelzoo® and fellow Caribbean hoteliers as we look at:
1. Travelers' top international destinations and where the Caribbean stands
2. Most sought-after Caribbean destinations (and how those not on the list can entice travelers)
3. Offers which are resonating and attracting new business
4. Broadening Your market appeal with special, luxury experiences that travelers want
  • Blanka Depawura, Co-founder and Co-owner, Oceanid Hospitality Group
  • John Cather, Director of Sales, St. Lucia, Barbados, Panama & Palm Island, Elite Island Resorts
  • Cesar Rocha, Sonesta St. Maarten
  • Ariadne Barrios, Caribbean Sales Manager, Travelzoo

Travelzoo® has played a key role in stimulating company and destination recoveries throughout the Caribbean. Through its hand-picked, irresistible offers, Travelzoo inspires its members to explore the world. Travelzoo keeps a pulse on where leisure travelers want to go the most, the types of experiences they’re looking for, and ways that hoteliers are maximizing bookings and revenue.
Scuba Saint Lucia presented with Special PADI Award

40 years went by just like that! Today we were presented with a special PADI award to celebrate Scuba St.Lucia's 40 years of dedicated membership and leadership in growing the Caribbean diving industry 2022.

Throughout this time, we were fortunate to work with an amazing team of consummate professionals, who took us from strength to strength. Thank you to PADI and to Erica Wedephol, our Caribbean regional director who came to visit with us today.

Kudos to Nick Troubetzkoy who recognized early on the potential of Saint Lucia as a dive destination and founded one of the first scuba operations in Saint Lucia. We were the first resort to advertise in scuba diving magazines and visit dive shows. I distinctly remember my first DEMA tradeshow in San Antonio, in 1984 or 1985. Nick also recognized the importance of preserving the marine environment and was an early advocate for the establishment of marine protected areas.
Basic Training in Food Safety
(Via Zoom)

Food safety and hygiene has never been more important as we navigate through these unprecedented times. Not only is food essential for health and well being but may also be a cause of illness. Food-borne illness can have seriously damaging effects on individuals.

Education of food handlers in the basic principles of food hygiene is therefore critical as it constitutes an important measure in preventing food-borne illness. Prevention is cheaper than rework.

Training Objective
To provide participants with the knowledge of the basic principles for the production of safe food in an effort to reduce the risk of food-borne illness.

Target Group
Food handlers

Virtual Classroom; training includes PowerPoint presentations, discussions and group activities

Date, Time & Venue
Wednesday March 30, 2022
One – day training session – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Via Zoom Platform

Record of Participation 
Certificates of participation will be issued.

$100 per participant | Early Bird Registration before Feb 28th 30% Discount – $70 | Before March 15th 20% Discount – $80.

For more information Call the SLBS at: 453-0049, 456-0102 or 456-0546.
New SLHTA Member:
IDEQ Caribbean

Due to rising concerns of the safety and comfort of individuals in their homes and workplaces, IDEQ Caribbean was formed to help guide individuals to improve their indoor air quality. Our company compromises of certified inspectors and is backed by 11+ years of experience in the field. We take pride in providing detailed and quality reports on our observations and helping guide the next steps forward to combat any issues which may have been found.

How to get in touch?
Contact Person: Ermine Herman
Email Address: [email protected]
Contact Number: 758 384 0762
Read what our Guests are saying about this Tour: 
Reviewed by kbhandarkar
Feb 28, 2022

We did the Tout Bagay tour and it was FANTASTIC. We highly recommend it -- a must. Every single staff person on the boat was amazing -- kind, compassionate, witty, and shared important historical and current day facts about the island to build your appreciation for this incredible country. The volcano tour, waterfall, and snorkeling / swimming were wonderful experiences, And then the time on the boat, views from the boat, and music and dancing were so memorable. When we come to St. Lucia next, we will definitely do this again. It's also very kid-friendly - our kids had a blast.
Early Registration Ends
March 9th 2022

Join us at the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) and Hotel Opportunities Latin America (HOLA) conferences taking place May 16-19, 2022 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL. As the industry is on the road to recovery, we are all eager to get back to business, network with colleagues, and reconnect with friends and business partners.
The 2022 events will feature fantastic networking opportunities and an extensive array of sessions and panels led by hotel and investment industry experts. The back-to-back nature of the events is a great way for the hotel investment community interested in the Caribbean and/or Latin America to conduct business in one easy location.


Good Day Valued Stakeholders,
The Department of Fisheries would like to remind you of the closure of the lobster season on March 1st 2022, and asks that all establishments submit outstanding declaration forms, regardless of your current lobster stock status.