06 Dec 2018
L-R: Ian Richards (UNCTAD), Alana Lansiquot-Brice (ISL), Suzette Hudson (CAIPA)L-R: Ian Richards (UNCTAD), Alana Lansiquot-Brice (ISL), Suzette Hudson (CAIPA)
Invest Saint Lucia to benefit from iGUIDES Project

Castries, Saint Lucia, Thursday December 6th 2018 – Invest Saint Lucia (ISL), the island’s investment promotion agency, is expected to benefit significantly from the implementation of an online investment guide which is being facilitated by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA). The external organisations are collaborating to develop investment guides in a number of CAIPA’s member territories.


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03 Dec 2018
Billboard erected near the Hewanorra International Airport Billboard erected near the Hewanorra International Airport
Saint Lucia is named World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination for the 10th Time

Saint Lucia has been named the 2018 World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination.

That announcement was made by the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) which indicated that Saint Lucia was bestowed the honour at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final 2018 programme in Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday.

Chairman of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, Nicholas John, received the award on Saint Lucia’s behalf, according to an SLTA release.

Saint Lucia was nominated among honeymoon destinations like Colombia;...

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27 Nov 2018
Angella Dalsou - Miss Universe Saint Lucia 2018 Angella Dalsou - Miss Universe Saint Lucia 2018

Castries, Tuesday November 27th 2018 – For the second consecutive year, Invest Saint Lucia is sponsoring Cinnamon Productions as the agency gets set to accompany Saint Lucia’s representative at the 2018 Miss Universe Pageant taking place in Bangkok, Thailand on December 16th.

ISL has thrown its support behind 24-year old Angella Dalsou, the island’s representative at the 67th annual competition.

Saint Lucia has been represented at the international pageant at least seven times – the first in 1977 when...

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20 Nov 2018
PEMANDU Associates making a presentation to Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Departments PEMANDU Associates making a presentation to Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Departments
Saint Lucia Social and Economic Labs to tackle Implementation Rate, Effectiveness and Efficiency

The Government of Saint Lucia has embarked on a strategic plan to improve effectiveness and efficiency when it comes to the implementation and delivery on key projects in Saint Lucia.

Through the Ministry of Economic Development, the Government is initiating a Medium Term Development Strategy 2019 – 2022 through the Social and Economic Labs.

Minister for Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport and Civil Aviation, Honourable Guy Joseph, at Monday’s pre-Cabinet press briefing, explained...

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19 Nov 2018
Prime Minister Addresses the Business Community

Prime Minister Honourable Allen M. Chastanet gave an extensive presentation to the Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce on Thursday November 15th 2018 as he addressed a packed room of members of the local business sector. The broad discussion touched on a variety of areas including infrastructure, health care, education and economic development.

The Prime Minister began by updating the Chamber on current and proposed development projects for Saint Lucia, starting from the north to the south of the island....

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12 Nov 2018
Castries Waterfront Castries Waterfront

Castries, Saint Lucia, November 12th, 2018 - Over the past few weeks, Invest Saint Lucia (ISL) has made its presence felt at various investment-related overseas functions in its bid to attract investors to our shores.

Newly appointed CEO Roderick Cherry and Chairman of ISL Pinkley Francis, along with representatives of the Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU), have just returned from the 12th Global Residence and Citizenship Conference which took place in Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, Dubai.

The CEO remarked...

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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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