Saint Lucia nominated in six World Travel Awards, Ernest Hilaire expresses gratitude

Saint Lucia nominated in six World Travel Awards, Ernest Hilaire expresses gratitude

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Castries, Saint Lucia: Deputy Prime Minister of the Saint Lucia and Minister of Tourism – Ernest Hilaire, has expressed gratitude as the nation has been nominated for six industry gold standard honours. The minister shared an update on social media and informed about all the six categories.

As per the update, Saint Lucia is presented with the opportunity to be recognized for the industry’s gold standard in global travel at the 30th anniversary of the World Travel Awards, with nominations for six prestigious 2023 titles; Caribbean’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination, Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Destination, Caribbean’s Leading Destination, Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination, Caribbean’s Leading Luxury Island Destination, and Caribbean’s Leading Nature Destination.

The social media post by Ernest Hilaire further read that tourism service providers throughout Saint Lucia are likewise vying for the title of Saint Lucia’s best in the following categories:

Leading All-Inclusive Resort: Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa, Royalton Saint Lucia, Sandals Grande St. Lucian, Zoëtry Marigot Bay
Leading Beach Resort: Anse Chastanet Resort, Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa, Mystique St. Lucia by Royalton, Serenity at Coconut Bay, Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort, The Landings Resort & Spa, Zoëtry Marigot Bay
Leading Boutique Resort: Anse Chastanet Resort, Cap Maison, East Winds, Ladera Resort, Serenity at Coconut Bay, Ti Kaye Resort & Spa.
Leading Car Rental Company: Avis, Hertz, Sixt, Thrifty
Leading Destination Management Company: Barefoot Holidays Saint Lucia, Cox and Company Ltd., LucianStyle, Serenity Vacations & Tours, Solar Tours & Travel, Spice Travel & Tours, SunTours Caribbean
Leading Family Resort: Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa, Royalton Saint Lucia, The Landings Resort & Spa.
Leading Green Resort: Fond Doux Eco Resort, Jade Mountain Resort, Ladera Resort, Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort.
Leading Honeymoon Resort: Anse Chastanet Resort, Cap Maison, Jade Mountain Resort, Ladera Resort, Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort, The Landings Resort & Spa, Zoëtry Marigot Bay St. Lucia
Leading Hotel: Bel Jou Hotel, Caille Blanc Villa & Hotel, East Winds, Rabot Hotel by Hotel Chocolat, Sol Sanctum, The SoCo House
Leading Luxury Hotel Villa: Four Bedroom Beachfront Collection @ Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort, Galaxy Sanctuary @ Jade Mountain Resort, Penthouse Three Bedroom Residence with Plunge Pool @ Zoëtry Marigot Bay St. Lucia, Saman House @ Cap Maison, Villa La Fleur @ Ladera Resort
Leading Resort: BodyHoliday Saint Lucia, Cap Maison, Jade Mountain Resort, Ladera Resort, Mystique St. Lucia by Royalton, Sandals Grande St. Lucian, Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort, The Landings Resort & Spa, Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort, Zoëtry Marigot Bay St. Lucia
Leading Tour Operator: Carnival Sailing, Cox Tours, LucianStyle, Real St. Lucia Tours,
Serenity Vacations & Tours, Solar Tours & Travel, Spice Travel & Tours
Leading Travel Agency: Going Places Travel, My Kind of Travel, Travel & Leisure Centre
Leading Villa Resort: Cap Maison, Stonefield Villa Resort, Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort
Leading Wedding Resort: Anse Chastanet Resort, Cap Maison, Jade Mountain Resort, Ladera Resort, Mystique St. Lucia by Royalton, Sandals Grande St. Lucian, Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort, The Landings Resort & Spa, Zoëtry Marigot Bay Saint Lucia.

Saint Lucia nominated in six World Travel Awards, Ernest Hilaire expresses gratitude
Saint Lucia nominated in six World Travel Awards, Ernest Hilaire expresses gratitude || Picture Courtesy: Tourism Ministry of Saint Lucia

The Minister of Tourism also asserted that confidence in Saint Lucia’s sustainable tourism products is increasing among travel professionals and consumers, as more of the island’s service providers have been nominated for Accolades in 2023. This includes The Soco House, Zoëtry Marigot Bay, and Sea Spray Cruises, who are all new contenders for leading Caribbean titles.

“We are delighted that Saint Lucia’s outstanding services for travelers are being recognized and praised worldwide. Our island is proud to be a leader in the Caribbean, and we look forward to offering our guests unforgettable experiences in 2023 and beyond. We congratulate all service providers who upheld their titles in 2022, and we wish everyone competing in 2023 the best of luck!” Ernest Hilaire noted.

Minister of Tourism, Ernest Hialire, while concluding the message stated that votes for the Caribbean and North American regions can be cast at worldtravelawards.com/vote until July 9, 2023. The 30th anniversary of the World Travel Awards Caribbean and the Americas will be commemorated in Saint Lucia at a red-carpet reception on August 26, 2023.