The Week at The SLHTA – The Professional Supervisor Workshop
SLHTA/FLOW 4G LTE SIM Pack
Whether you are a returning national, a Caribbean native, or traveling from popular destinations such as the USA, Canada, or United Kingdom, you can buy a prepaid 4G LTE SIM pack from your destination management company, and SLHTA members including car rental agencies, taxi drivers, tour operators, hotels and guesthouses.
Visitors to Saint Lucia will find it easier than ever to stay connected whilst enjoying the Helen of the West. For more information, contact SLHTA at 452-5978/453-1811.
The Professional Supervisor Workshop
Supervisory Skills are important.
Training your Supervisors early in their career significantly improves their chances of successfully molding future managers, improve employee morale, raise productivity and create high performance teams. Join The Human Development Network as we present a one day workshop designed to build core competencies in Supervisors and strengthen their management skills. Download Registration Form
“Sustainable Approaches to Agro processing and Value Chain Development of Root and Tuber Crops in the Caribbean”
On Monday 30 th April, the Cassava Value Chain Development Committee held a meeting at the IICA Conference Room.
Liaison Officer Ms. Donette Ismael attended the meeting on behalf of the SLHTA. Also in attendance at the meeting were representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture, Bureau of Standards, JIICA Volunteer and Technical Specialist from IICA.
The Committee’s mandate is to assist in the development of Cassava in Saint Lucia. Discussed at the meeting were plans by the Bureau of Standards to host a two day workshop on Food Safety to ensure that processors of the cassava mash are trained and certified. In addition the meeting focused on an upcoming recipe book to be published with only local cassava recipes.
The Committee is seeking assistance from the SLHTA to get twenty-five Cassava recipes incorporating local ingredients. Recipes should be accompanied by a photo of the dish. All authors will be highlighted next to their recipes in the book.
Work Commence on Sandals Fourth Sandals Resort in Saint Lucia
Prime Minister of Saint Lucia Mr. Allen Chastanet has turned the sod for the official commencement of work for the new Sandals Saint Lucia resort, which will be the company’s fourth hotel on the island.
The Prime Minister was joined by Minister with Responsibility for Tourism Dominic Fedee, Minister of Economic Development and Urban Renewal Guy Joseph, Sandals Director of Corporate Services Jeremy Jones and Sandals Saint Lucia Managing Director Winston Anderson.
During the ceremony which took place on Wednesday May 2 nd at the new site, the Prime Minister welcomed the investment which he says will bring significant benefits to Saint Lucia.“The investment today represented 36,000 new guests who will be coming to Saint Lucia. This by itself will represent a 10% increase in the number of arrivals into Saint Lucia. And in terms of money, expenditure ….we’re talking close to US$65M in additional expenditure per year that this property is going to generate… READ MORE
The inaugural flight of InterCaribbean Airways arrived at the George FL Charles Airport, on Thursday, March 22, at 6:55 pm, from the island of Dominica. The flight marks the commencement of a direct service, 3 times a week, between Saint Lucia’s George FL Charles Airport (SLU) and Dominica’s Douglas–Charles Airport (DOM).
Flight JY293 was welcomed by the Minister of Tourism, Information and Broadcasting the Hon. Dominic Fedee, Chairperson of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority Agnes Francis, Airport Manager for George FL Charles Kirby Toussaint and other tourism officials. The honoured guests included airline Owner and Chairman Lyndon Gardiner along with CEO Trevor Sadler. Guests were greeted with steel band music and welcome refreshments upon disembarking the aircraft… READ MORE
DEVELOPING MILLENNIAL LEADERS
Millennials are the largest living generation, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, and also make up the largest segment of today’s workforce. Therefore, developing the proper training and professional development strategies must be a priority for management in order to successfully pass the leadership baton to the next generation. Consider the following as you mobilize your next-gen leader.
A Culture for the Greater Good!!
Despite what public opinion may say, millennials are very much interested in developing management and leadership skills. This group is eager to take action and practice in the context of their work. However, millennials have a team mindset where they expect everyone to pull their weight. They want to feel as though they are contributing to the success of not just themselves, but each other and the company as a whole… READ MORE
5 Green Hotels to Visit on Your Next Vacation
Jade Mountain Resort is the first Carribean hotel to achieve a LEED Gold certification. A popular destination for St. Lucia honeymoons and romantic getaways, the 90,000-square-foot resort is set in a tropical paradise of 600 acres overlooking the Piton Mountains.
“I wanted to create individualized spatial environments that would enable guests to forget the fact they’re in a hotel room—and in essence to forget every preconception and to experience the psychology of a dynamic and monumental space on an intuitive and primal emotional level,” says Nick Troubetzkoy, architect and owner of Jade Mountain… READ MORE