As the principal tourism private sector agency in St. Lucia, the SLHTA is responsible for facilitating tourism sector development and management in St. Lucia. The SLHTA is a private non-profit membership organization that functions as the “official organization and national spokesperson” for the hospitality industry and its wide membership.
|The Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association Inc. has been in dialogue with the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards regarding the implementation of private sector standards in an effort to bring the industry up to par with national and international regulations. The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards was established as a statutory body under the Standards Act No. 14 of 1990, and commenced operations on 01 April 1991. The affairs of SLBS are governed by a broad based Standards Council, which sets the policy direction of the institution. This Council is accountable to the Minister with responsibility for Standards Matters (that is, the Minister of Commerce). The Standards Act provides for the preparation and promotion of standards in relation to goods, services, processes and practices used and produced locally. The Act gives SLBS the responsibility to develop and promote standards for products and services for the protection of the health and safety of consumers and the environment, as well as for industrial development, in order to promote the enhancement of the economy of Saint Lucia. For more information regarding Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards, click here.
|The St Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry & Agriculture was founded in 1884, and is in fact the oldest organization of its kind in St Lucia. It was originally known as the St Lucia Agriculture and Commercial Society. In 1945 the name was changed to reflect the emphasis of the times. It became known as the St Lucia Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. As recently as 1981, as more members began to explore the manufacturing and industrial sectors, it became known as the St Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry & Agriculture. For more information, click here.
|Invest Saint Lucia is the principal investment promotion agency of St. Lucia and is the trading name of the National Development Corporation. Invest Saint Lucia reflects the Corporation’s primary focus as well as being a call to action.
For close to four decades we have provided a complete range of business-oriented services to the public such as:
|The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), is the region’s tourism development agency, with 24 Dutch, English, Spanish and French country members and a myriad of private sector allied members. The CTO’s vision is to position the Caribbean as the most desirable, year round, warm weather destination. Its purpose is Leading Sustainable Tourism – One Sea, One Voice, One Caribbean. For more information, click here.
|For more than 50 years, the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association has been the backbone of the Caribbean hospitality industry. Working together with 1,000 hotel and allied members and 32 National Hotel Associations, CHTA is shaping the Caribbean’s future and helping members to grow their business. Whether your navigating new worlds like social media, sustainability, legislative issues, emerging technologies, data and intelligence or looking for avenues and ideas to better market and manage your business, CHTA is helping members on matters that matter most. For more information, click here.
|SLTA – Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. For more information, click here.
The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority invites applicants for the position of Maritime Tourism Marketing Officer.