What’s hot for 2022: Saint Lucia

What’s hot for 2022: Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia, the ‘Helen of the West Indies’ is known for its natural beauty, golden beaches, honeymoon havens and diverse experiences. With new attractions and hotel developments over the next 12 months, there are lots of fresh reasons to visit.   

NEW DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM BRITISH AIRWAYS AND VIRGIN ATLANTIC  

From 15th November, British Airways will operate additional direct flights to Saint Lucia from London Heathrow and London Gatwick, resuming its daily service pre-pandemic. From 18th December, Virgin Atlantic returns to Saint Lucia with three direct flights a week from London Heathrow. TUI continues its weekly flights from London Gatwick with a winter schedule switch from Fridays to Tuesdays from 2nd November. 

SMALLER BOUTIQUES, INNS, B&BS AND VILLAS – GET OFF THE BEATEN TRACK IN 2022 

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority is launching a bespoke marketing programme to specifically support the 200-plus smaller accommodation properties (under 35 rooms) on the island. Look out for a new branded campaign and booking directory for trade and consumers.   

NEW GOLF COURSE & RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY COMES TO SAINT LUCIA 

Cabot, the world-class and award-winning property and golf resorts developer is building 300 homes on Point Hardy in the north. Opening in 2022, the community will feature 130 homes, 170 turnkey villas, world-class amenities and a boutique resort, anchored by an ocean-side golf course.  

TRADE SUPPORT 

SLTA plans to return to a live Showcase event in September 2022. Leading up to this key week, engagement and training continues through the Saint Lucia Expert training portal as well as the reintroduction of fam trips and roadshows.   

NEW FROM OUR HOTEL PARTNERS 

November 2021 sees the opening of the brand new Soco Hotel in Rodney Bay and the re-opening of Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort, in the south after extensive renovations. Other tempting new experiences and offerings include: An immersive chocolate experience; an18-hole golf course from Sandals; a carpentry workshop, immune boosting and wellness gardens; Singlemoon stays; Creole barbecue and beer-tasting, new chefs and new vegan menus. 

 

ENDS –  

For more information, please contact Liz Fay at SLTA UK lfay@stluciauk.org or visit 

http://www.stlucia.org 

Facebook: @TravelSaintLuciaUK 

Twitter: @SaintLuciaUK 

Instagram:@travelsaintlucia 

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