It’s the biggest new resort project in the Caribbean, and Saint 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 international airport) is the brainchild of developer Desert Star Holdings Limited, based in Hong Kong and with an expertise in the horse racing industry.
The proposed project will include a marina, race course, resort, shopping mall complex, casino, free trade...View More
The Government of Saint Lucia, in collaboration with Invest Saint Lucia, is continuing its informative and consultative process on the “Pearl of the Caribbean” development.
On Tuesday January 17th the Government held a press briefing where a Fact Sheet on the proposed project was released to the public. The briefing featured Chairman of Invest Saint Lucia Pinkley Francis, along with Invest Saint Lucia’s Investment Promotion & Fulfilment Manager Alana Lansiquot-Brice, Legal Counsel/Corporate Secretary...View More
Castries, Saint Lucia, January 17th 2017 - The Office of the Prime Minister and Invest Saint Lucia held a press briefing on the Pearl of the Caribbean project, in an effort to clarify some of the misrepresentations regarding the proposed project earmarked for the south of the island.
Speaking in his capacity as the Chairman of Invest Saint Lucia, the agency responsible for facilitating the said investment, businessman Pinkley Francis noted that the Government of Saint Lucia is fully committed to...View More
Invest Saint Lucia (ISL) is seeking a Legal Counsel/ Corporate Secretary to join our dynamic Senior Management Team. The candidate is required to provide legal counsel and handle all legal affairs pertaining to the agency. The successful candidate will also be required to perform the role of Corporate Secretary to the Board of Directors.
Baroness Anelay, the Foreign Office Minister for the Overseas Territories and Caribbean is visiting the region to further strengthen the UK’s links with the Caribbean.
The Minister will travel for the first time to Anguilla, St Kitts and Nevis and Saint Lucia from 8-12 January on a visit that will focus on economic development, security and justice reform, climate change and tourism. This follows the Minister’s visit to the Cayman Islands, Barbados and Jamaica in October and His Royal Highness Prince...View More
Recent changes to regulations of Saint Lucia’s Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) will make it more competitive, says Prime Minister Allen Chastanet.
The Prime Minister was responding to questions posed to him by members of the local media during a live press conference, explaining the reasons for these changes.
Chastanet, who is the Minister responsible for the CIP, said that Saint Lucia was selling citizenship for US$200,000, when Dominica already offers the programme at US$100,000.
“I heard...View More
The following article - a Paul Haigh exclusive - was published in the Sports Section of the Daily Express (UK) on December 30th 2016.
‘Until a few weeks ago racing fans had no reason to take any interest in Saint Lucia. Except perhaps as a place to go to if you’ve had a big win and feel like a bit of winter sunshine.
It’s one of those beautiful islands rich kids visit to get married or enjoy their honeymoons, or just to show off that they’ve been there. Quiet, except when the roadside parties start....View More
Caribbean Journal’s Travel Editor Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, has rounded up seven fabulous small hotels that combine perks with personality for a unique, intimate and unforgettable vacation on Saint Lucia. According to her, ‘you don’t need to settle for a generic resort to experience it’.
Here’s her take on those boutique hotels that enhance Saint Lucia’s universal appeal:
2016 was another action-packed year for Caribbean travel, from a spate of new hotels and resorts to regional challenges like Zika. But the Caribbean continues to grow, with increased investment and development, new air routes and a continued expansion push by global brands.
The annual Caribbean Travel Awards celebrate the best of the Caribbean, from the top hotels and destinations to the people making Caribbean tourism better, as chosen by the award-winning, on-the-ground editorial team of Caribbean...View More
Promising a level of unprecedented luxury never before seen on the island Saint Lucia, Sandals Resorts International has announced its plan to add a fourth resort to its award-winning list of properties on the Eastern Caribbean island.
The Sandals brand has enjoyed tremendous success in Saint Lucia since 1993 when it made its first foray there and the newest resort, to be named Sandals LaSource Saint Lucia, will by all indications be a game changer.
Groundbreaking for the new resort which will be...View More