Coco Palm’s Chairman Michael Chastanet was a guest of Virgin Holiday’s new Managing Director, Mark Anderson who was on island with his key team members. As a long standing partner with Coco Palm, the Chairman and Mr Ernie George, Assistant General Manager, had the pleasure of meeting the new Virgin Holidays Managing Director who took up the post last year.

As his first official visit to the island, Coco Palm’s Chairman showed his support for the years of service to the destination and appreciation for their support to Saint Lucia. Chastanet noted “Tourism is vital part of Saint Lucia’s economy and when key operators take the time to come on island personally whilst managing destinations around the world it is our way at Coco Palm to express our appreciation for their service over the years.” The Chairman went on to say, “Given the sensitivity of the tourism industry it is critical we maintain strong relationships.”

Along with Virgin Holidays Managing Director, Mark Anderson, was the introduction of Mr David Geer who has been appointed to a new role on the Leadership Team with overall responsibility for product, commercial, company strategy and new business development. David has been hugely involved in developing and executing our Five Year Plan to Win. For the last 14 months he has been Commercial and Business Development. In addition Nikki Goldsmith and Patricia Cheesewright along with Destination Manager Caroline Gallichan.

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Located in the heart of Saint Lucia’s entertainment capital, the award-winning Coco Palm caters to the independent traveler either on work or pleasure. Offering personalized service with warm Saint Lucia hospitality and authentic Caribbean cuisine all at affordable prices. Contact Reservations to plan your next meeting or visit at or call +1 758-456-2800 or visit

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