09 Nov 2018
Duty Free Pointe Seraphine Duty Free Pointe Seraphine
Saint Lucia Explores Opportunities for Further Cruise Tourism Development at FCCA Conference

Prime Minister Honourable Allen M. Chastanet participated in a special Heads of State Forum on Wednesday, November 7th 2018 at the 25th Annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Conference and Trade Show, held in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Along with Heads of State, the forum included FCCA Member Line presidents and CEOs for both a networking reception and a meeting on ways to work together on destination and region-specific topics, including year-round traffic, employment opportunities,...

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29 Oct 2018
Marigot Bay Marigot Bay

Invest Saint Lucia recently put out a call for expressions of interest (EOIs) from the private sector in relation to business proposals, project concepts or products that are available for investment.  

According to Manager for Investment Promotion and Fulfilment, Alana Lansiquot-Brice, this EOI is being presented to increase the participation of the local, private sector in investment promotion.

“Over the last year or so, we’ve realized that our successes in identifying investors and matching them...

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29 Oct 2018
ISL Supports Business Month 2018

For the fourth consecutive year, Invest Saint Lucia (ISL) will be partnering with the Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development & Consumer Affairs as the Department hosts a series of activities in observance of Business Month.

The month-long programme of activities which will run from November 1st – 30th, is being held under the theme: Sustainable Enterprises - People, Planet and Profit. According to the Department, the theme was selected because of a growing need...

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22 Oct 2018

Castries Saint Lucia, October 22nd, 2018 – Saint Lucia has won the award for Best Caribbean Island to Invest in.

That’s according to European Business Magazine, Europe's leading subscriber-based publication, which boasts close to 90,000 C-level readers who range from senior corporate executives to decision makers, from some of the leading businesses across Europe.

Saint Lucia emerged as the front-runner, surpassing several other Caribbean islands including Jamaica, which was the 2017 awardee.


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11 Oct 2018
L-R: Kirt Hosam, Chairman, JA Board and Roderick Cherry, ISL CEOL-R: Kirt Hosam, Chairman, JA Board and Roderick Cherry, ISL CEO

Invest Saint Lucia has made a donation of EC $15,000 in support of the Junior Achievement Programme (JA).

Into its 22nd year in Saint Lucia, the non-profit organisation offers an economic education program that gives primary, secondary, vocational and tertiary-level students practical experience of the operation of businesses in the free enterprise system. 

Speaking during the cheque presentation ceremony, Chairman of the Junior Achievement Board, Kirt Hosam, expressed his immense gratitude towards...

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11 Oct 2018
Finance Ministers to speak to Small State Challenges at IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings

A Small States Forum on Thursday October 11th is once again expected to be a major feature the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group Annual Meetings taking place from October 10th to October 14th 2018 in Bali, Indonesia.

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation and External Affairs, Honourable Allen M. Chastanet leads a delegation which includes Minister for Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport and Civil Aviation, Honourable Guy...

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04 Oct 2018
Roderick Cherry, CEO, Invest Saint Lucia Roderick Cherry, CEO, Invest Saint Lucia
Invest Saint Lucia Welcomes Roderick Cherry as its New CEO

Invest Saint Lucia (ISL) announces the appointment of Mr. Roderick Cherry as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Cherry brings to the post over twenty years of management and marketing experience having served in previous roles with the National Insurance Property Development & Management Company (NIPRO) and the St. Lucia National Conservation Fund. He also held the position of Senior Manager for Marketing at East Caribbean Financial Holdings (ECFH).

Referencing his most recent tenure at the St. Lucia...

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24 Sep 2018
Panelists at ISL Contact Center Career FairPanelists at ISL Contact Center Career Fair

Castries, Monday September 24th 2018 – Invest Saint Lucia (ISL), in collaboration with Nearshore Americas - a leading international firm that conducts independent research on IT, digital business and contact center outsourcing trends in Latin America and the Caribbean – staged  a 3-day Inward Investor Mission and Career Fair from September 19th - 21st 2018. Nearshore Americas recently carried out an in-depth analysis of Saint Lucia’s BPO proposition and confirmed that the island is well positioned to...

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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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