13 Sep 2018
ISL staff presenting to participantsISL staff presenting to participants
Invest Saint Lucia Supports Two Youth Summer Programmes

As part of its corporate outreach activities, Invest Saint Lucia (ISL) assisted two entities in the hosting of their 2018 summer programmes. HR Wise and the Roblot Public Library were the recipients.

The E.D.G.E. (Empower.Discover.Grow.Excel), HR Wise’s Youth Development Programme exposed participants between the ages of 16 and 21 to important themes to be considered as they transition from the school environment to the workplace. Recognising ISL’s mandate is to create sustainable jobs, this 3-week...

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07 Sep 2018
SLTA officials and MICE buyersSLTA officials and MICE buyers
SLTA hosts first MICE familiarization trip

Fourteen M.I.C.E buyers from the US are on the island for a four-day trip visiting hotels and attractions on behalf of their clients.

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority is hosting the Meetings Incentive and Corporate Events (MICE) group for the first familiarization trip of its kind here, from September 6th – 10th, 2018.

In exploring the niche, the SLTA contracted Connect, an Atlanta based company, to help select the buyers who matched the SLTA’s criteria. Each buyer represents a unique group seeking a...

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16 Aug 2018
Career Fair - Customer Service Professionals & IT Professionals

Invest Saint Lucia, in collaboration with Nearshore Americas, presents an exciting networking opportunity to learn more about the dynamic and fast-growing Tech Services Sector, meet the executives, refine your resume and potentially secure employment!

Interested candidates are invited to apply to participate in Part 1 of an exclusive Interview & Career Fair on September 20th, 2018. Successful applicants will be part of an interactive Career Fair with established local and new international Tech...

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10 Aug 2018
Solar Farm, La Tourney Vieux Fort Solar Farm, La Tourney Vieux Fort

Castries, Saint Lucia, August 10th, 2018 – Invest Saint Lucia was pleased to witness the opening of LUCELEC’s 3 megawatt (MW) solar farm in La Tourney, Vieux Fort on Thursday, 9th August.  

Invest Saint Lucia, the island’s investment promotion agency understands the importance of renewable energy. As a small island nation, we are reminded of our vulnerabilities to economic and environmental shocks, and as net importers of fuel, adaptation and resilience, including the introduction of renewable sources...

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05 Aug 2018
Jade Sea resort in St LuciaJade Sea resort in St Lucia
Famed Jade Mountain In Saint Lucia Will Launch A New Sister Resort Jade Sea

A spectacular new development will be launched in 2020 in Saint Lucia as the new sister resort of Jade Mountain will be unveiled. Jade Sea will be a dramatic property located on a ridge near the famed Jade Mountain and Anse Chastanet and offering up more direct views of the Pitons.

Located in the Eastern Caribbean Sea, Northwest of Barbados and South of Martinique, Owner, and architect Nick Troubetzkoy's legacy continues with the new Jade Sea property. A perfectly planned expansion from Jade Mountain,...

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26 Jul 2018
Sizzling Summer NightsSizzling Summer Nights

Duty Free Pointe Seraphine, a subsidiary of Invest Saint Lucia, will be putting on some sizzling summer fun over the next three months.

The first installment of this newly minted event, which will adopt a Carnival theme, takes place on Friday July 27th from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Patrons of one of the island’s long-established malls, will be treated to major discounts from stores as well as prizes, giveaways and entertainment by a live band and DJ throughout the evening.

According to Operations...

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23 Jul 2018
Tides of Change - A CEO Insight Magazine Interview with the Chairman of Invest Saint Lucia

The following article was published in July on the CEO Insight website, an international online publication that provides comprehensive coverage of the strategic management decisions facing the modern business leader. It provides practical assistance to CEOs and decision-makers, offering  a treasury of articles highlighting business strategy, expert opinion, analysis, corporate case studies, emerging trends, leadership, growth opportunities, and challenges. CEO Insight examines how high-level executives...

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20 Jul 2018
Saint Lucia Records Increase in Visitor Arrivals

Saint Lucia continues to see a positive growth trend in tourism arrivals in 2018. The latest figures released by the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority indicate that visitor arrivals for the year-to-date are up by 10.1%. The destination experienced increases in all sectors, with yachting arrivals up an incredible 31.9%; cruise arrivals up 10.6%; and stay-over arrivals up 5.2% compared to the same period last year.

The increases have been spurred by greater confidence in the Saint Lucia product and economy...

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20 Jul 2018
Participants at Geneva 2018 at the WTOParticipants at Geneva 2018 at the WTO
Government Officials Demand their Views be Taken into Account at WTO

Senior Saint Lucia Government officials met at the WTO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss opportunities for creating stronger linkages between international trade policy and key government development priorities. These discussions took place amidst growing tensions between major trading nations and against the backdrop of government efforts to increase export opportunities for manufacturers and service suppliers.

The OECS Geneva Mission convened a caucus of Senior OECS Trade Officials on...

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13 Jul 2018
Minister Bradly Felix Minister Bradly Felix
Saint Lucia assumes Chairmanship of CARIFORUM

As of July 1st, 2018, Saint Lucia took up Chairmanship of the Caribbean Forum of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (CARIFORUM) for one year until June 30th, 2019. Prior to this, the twin island state of St. Kitts and Nevis served as Chair. The Chairmanship rotates annually, in alphabetical order, among the CARIFORUM States, thus making Saint Lucia next in line.

Minister with responsibility for Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs, Honourable Bradly...

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