Investment Services Manager at Invest Saint Lucia, Mrs. Alana Lansiquot-Brice delivered a thought-provoking presentation at this year’s Caribbean Market Outlook Seminar hosted by First Citizens Investment Services.
Members of the financial and business sectors were provided with timely information on the performance of the economy from the perspective of the island’s investment promotion agency.
“Information reaching us at this stage, following the administration of our annual investor survey shows...View More
A packed program of activities is expected to mark the island's 38th anniversary of Independence. That’s according to Minister for Local Government and Culture, Sen. Hon. Fortuna Belrose, who recently called on citizens to reflect on the significance of Independence.
“We must all be concerned about where our country is headed and the role that we each must play in keeping it on track,” she said during the launch of activities in observance of Saint Lucia’s 38th Anniversary of Independence. "This is a...View More
Nassau, Bahamas, Saturday February 4, 2017 – The Caribbean region’s tourism growth potential in 2017 and beyond is enormous, but not without continued collaborative partnerships between the region’s public and private sectors.
Delivering the opening address of Caribbean Travel Marketplace at Atlantis Paradise Island in The Bahamas yesterday evening, Karolin Troubetzkoy, President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), described 2016 as a year of mixed blessings for the industry, and...View More
A delegation from Invest Saint Lucia - comprising Chairman Pinkley Francis, Deputy Chairman Jodi Boodhoo and Chief Executive Officer, McHale Andrew - travelled to Bulgaria from January 24th to 28th 2017, for a series of project site visits, meetings and discussions with the principals of the GP Group and their associated clients, investment partners and Government officials.
The purpose of the visit, which was funded entirely by the GP Group, was to confirm the authenticity and antecedents of the GP...View More
Castries, Saint Lucia (February 2, 2017) – Saint Lucia, whose global reputation for quality entertainment is built on 25 years of experience hosting the Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts festival, announces SOLEIL – the Saint Lucia Summer Festival, a series of six festivals taking place from May through October.
During a launch held on Thursday, February 2, at the Bay Gardens Hotel, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet noted that "Saint Lucia continues to create unique entertainment opportunities for visitors to our...View More
The Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB) announces the addition of new hotel products that will add more than 1,000 new rooms to the island’s inventory in the next few years.
“This hotel boom adds much-needed inventory to meet the demands of our key source markets. Tourism growth remains a priority in 2017 as well as developing new island experiences and events for travelers. We are optimistic that this will be a year of tourism expansion," said the Minister with responsibility for Tourism, Dominic...View More
British billionaire Richard Branson will assist in building a centre to train entrepreneurs in the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
Director General of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, Dr. Didicus Jules said while this had not been broadcast to the public as yet, dialogue with the mogul had begun.
“We have not announced it publicly yet, but I had discussions with Sir Richard Branson and he has agreed to set up an OECS centre for entrepreneurship.”
Dr Jules highlighted...View More
The 2017 St. Lucia Business Awards took place on January 28th as the closing event for Saint Lucia’s Nobel Laureate Festival. Scores of patrons who attended the gala event, which was hosted at the Johnson’s Center in Rodney Bay, witnessed awards being given in the following categories:
Business of the Year Award - Windward and Leeward Brewery Ltd.
Prime Minister’s Award for Innovation - Green Haven Fresh Farms
Award for Service Excellence - eMagine Solutions Inc.
Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award...View More
Prime Minister Hon. Allen M. Chastanet met with members of the local press following a four-day visit to the United Kingdom.
During a pre-Cabinet media briefing, Mr. Chastanet provided details of his trip, including a meeting with the Desert Star Holdings (DSH) Pearl of the Caribbean project team. The Pearl of the Caribbean is a proposed resort and equestrian sport development for Vieux Fort.
“As I have said, the only part of the project that we knew the details up until now is the horse racing track....View More
The Chair of the Trade License Advisory Board would like to inform all persons and companies trading in Saint Lucia who are not CARICOM nationals within the meaning of the Trade License Act (Cap. 13.04 of the Revised Laws of Saint Lucia) to ensure that they possess a valid license to trade in Saint Lucia for the year 2017.
A trade license is an annual license issued by the secretary of the Trade License Advisory Board to a person or company to trade under specific conditions. For example, a trade...View More