The brain child of Erwin Louisy, Barefoot Holidays St. Lucia under her guidance has been a key player in St. Lucia and the Eastern Caribbean with regards to Destination Management Services for Tour Operators, Travel Agents and the Incentive/Meeting Planning industry. She is known for being thorough and leaves no stone unturned to ensure that her clients are fully satisfied, and assignments are completed with the highest level of proficiency.
She is a thirty-year veteran of the industry with an initial grounding with the Airlines and the Literary Arts. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Hospitality Sector with a focus on Destination Management Services (DMC), service delivery, contract negotiations, marketing, negotiating and executing at International Travel Trade Shows.
Erwin has served on the St Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLTHA) board for 2 terms as the director for DMCs, Airlines & Travel Agents and one term as the 2nd vice president.
She is a former board member of the US-based internationally recognised Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADMEI) and has served as a board member of Society of Incentive Travel Executives (SITE Florida & Caribbean Chapter), with the responsibility for addressing ethical issues that may arise amongst members of the organisation resident in Florida and the Caribbean region.