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If you want to keep up with the latest news, happenings and events taking place at your destination of choice, this is a space entirely dedicated to bringing our holidaymakers with the freshest information on hotel renovations, special attractions, seasonal events and special offers, activities and incentives at some of our resorts, as well as airline news and travel updates.

In this section we keep you posted about the latest goings on this destination travel and tourism industry, from hotel and airline news to cultural events that may be of interest to you, the travelling visitor.

St Lucia tops global honeymoon destinations, again

St Lucia has topped the list of the world’s best honeymoon destinations, and not for the first time. In fact, far from it. The accolade was awarded at the 2018 World Travel Awards, held in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon in December. The Caribbean island, long considered one of the most romantic on the planet, won out against strong competition, with Cartagena in Columbia, Jamaica, Maui, Hawaii, Mauritius, Miami Beach, Maldives and Paris also making the shortlist.

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Sandals Halcyon Saint Lucia offers swim-up rooms

A luxurious Caribbean resort is now even more relaxing and upscale. Sandals Halcyon Beach in Saint Lucia recently unveiled two new luxury room categories, which feature swim-up rooms. The renovation was completed earlier this month.

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Coconut Bay in St Lucia unveils refurbished restaurants and facilities

The upscale Coconut Bay in St Lucia has revealed its new dining venues. During the hotel’s annual renovation closure, two of its restaurants’ kitchens were replaced. New additions to the property include the adults-only Veranda restaurant, and the hotel’s popular Coconut Walk restaurant has been given a facelift. The Splash Pool has been renovated, and the Tiki Canopy at the Splash Pool has been expanded to keep guests cool in the shade.

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BodyHoliday St Lucia reopens to guests following $20 million refurbishment project

The BodyHoliday resort on the island of St Lucia has reopened to guests, following its multi-million-dollar refurbishment programme. The resort is preparing to celebrate its 30th anniversary, and the renovations included upgraded accommodation, the addition of two new luxury villas, renovated restaurants, and remodelled changing rooms in the wellness centre.

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Starfish Resorts will manage three resorts in St Lucia

The Grenadian by Rex Resorts was recently placed under new management and given a name change. Now known as Starfish Resort, the 212-room resort is one of several beachfront properties the Spanish chain owns in the Caribbean.

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St Lucia elected new leader of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation

Following a recent vote, St Lucia has become the new leader of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), taking over from the Bahamas, which has chaired the organisation for the past two years. St Lucia's tourism minister Dominic Fedee will chair the CTO with Tiffany Howard from the St Lucia Tourism Authority as chair of the board.

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Bay Garden Resorts to give guests free tickets to the ICC Women's World T20 cricket tournament in St. Lucia next month

One St Lucian hotel group is making it even more enticing for travellers and cricket fans to head to St Lucia this November as it announced it would be giving guests two complimentary tickets to each match falling within the dates of their stay at either of Bay Gardens' four properties. The ICC Women's World T20 cricket tournament will be hosted in the West Indies between 9 to 24 November, with matches in St Lucia running from 10 to 18 November.

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St Lucia launches hurricane holiday guarantee

The Caribbean island of St Lucia is offering tourists a new unique holiday guarantee. The island's tourism authority has launched the holiday guarantee programme to cover travel cancellations in the case of a hurricane in the region. Holidaymakers will be covered if they have had to cancel their holiday to the island prior to their arrival or if their holiday has been cut short due to a hurricane.

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Royal St. Lucia Resort and Spa enters TripAdvisor's coveted hall of fame for second time

The Royal St. Lucia Resort and Spa has been named in the coveted TripAdvisor Hall of Fame for the second time in 10 years. The accolade is given to hotels that have won the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for five years in a row. The resort sits on Reduit Beach in St Lucia and has 94 guest rooms and suites, as well as two restaurants, two bars, a spa, a fitness centre and a water sports centre.

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Jade Mountain and Anse Chastanet owner reveals plans for new Jade Sea Resort in St Lucia

The award-winning Jade Mountain resort in St Lucia could soon have a new sister resort. The owners of the luxurious Jade Mountain and Anse Chastanet sister properties have revealed plans to develop the new Jade Sea resort. The new resort would be separated from Jade Mountain by a ridge, and it would face the Pitons and would be fully open on the south side, with 24 guest rooms and suites.

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St Lucia tops global honeymoon destinations, again

St Lucia has topped the list of the world’s best honeymoon destinations, and not for the first time. In fact, far from it. The accolade was awarded at the 2018 World Travel Awards, held in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon in December. The Caribbean island, long considered one of the most romantic on the planet, won out against strong competition, with Cartagena in Columbia, Jamaica, Maui, Hawaii, Mauritius, Miami Beach, Maldives and Paris also making the shortlist.

Sandals Halcyon Saint Lucia offers swim-up rooms

A luxurious Caribbean resort is now even more relaxing and upscale. Sandals Halcyon Beach in Saint Lucia recently unveiled two new luxury room categories, which feature swim-up rooms. The renovation was completed earlier this month.

Coconut Bay in St Lucia unveils refurbished restaurants and facilities

The upscale Coconut Bay in St Lucia has revealed its new dining venues. During the hotel’s annual renovation closure, two of its restaurants’ kitchens were replaced. New additions to the property include the adults-only Veranda restaurant, and the hotel’s popular Coconut Walk restaurant has been given a facelift. The Splash Pool has been renovated, and the Tiki Canopy at the Splash Pool has been expanded to keep guests cool in the shade.