MV Fram makes inaugural visit to Saint Lucia, bringing over 200 passengers

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Castries, Saint Lucia: The tourism authority of Saint Lucia welcomed over 200 passengers with the inaugural visit of MV Fram of Hurtigruten Expeditions to Rodney Bay Gros Islet on 23rd April 2024. The arrival of the vessel resulted in creating significant benefits for the local citizens of the island nation.

The crew members and passengers of the vessels were welcomed by representatives from the Ministry of Tourism, Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, SLASPA, Platinum Cruises, and the Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association.

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The tourism authority stated that the inaugural call of MV Fram to the island nation marks an exciting new chapter in the cruise tourism of the country. 

Cruise tourism plays a vital role in enhancing the economic conditions of Saint Lucia, it drives business to local shops and restaurants. The arrival of the vessel created a positive impact on the local businesses as it gave them a platform to promote and sell their local goods and services, which helped them generate huge amounts of revenue. Such economic benefits enhance the economic conditions, which later lead to the nation’s growth and development. 

The passengers docked from the vessel also got an opportunity to explore the unparalleled and magnificent beauty of the island nation. The tourism authority also offered a plethora of experiences to all the visitors in order to make their visit memorable and comfortable. 

The visit of the vessel to the island nation also marks the development of the various sectors of the nation, such as restaurants, transportation, accommodation, and many more. The local citizens not only witnessed a surge in their business but also got an opportunity to display their creativity through the products they sold. 

The passengers who arrived also witnessed the vibrant culture and traditions of the country and praised the exceptional beauty of the island nation. 

The tourism authority of the island nation has also shared their vision to implement such ideas and plans which can be used to elevate the nation towards growth and development and can benefit the entire nation as a whole. 

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