Castries, Saint Lucia: Deputy Prime Minister of Saint Lucia – Dr Ernest Hilaire, invited Saint Lucians and people across the world to come and enjoy Tourism Week 2023 in the lap of nature.
Through official social media accounts, Hilaire, who also served as the Minister of Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture and Information of Saint Lucia, urged the people to tune in to watch the launch of Week on September 7, 2023.
“Tune in live to the launch of Tourism Week 2023 with the Ministry of Tourism Saint Lucia and Saint Lucia Tourism Authority,” stated DPM Ernest Hilaire.
As per the update, during the launch, the Ministry of Tourism and Tourism Authority of the nation also announced the calendar of the events, which will be observed to celebrate the Week. The Tourism Week will be observed from September 24 to September 30, 2023, marking World Tourism Day on September 27, 2023.
The announced calendar of events is as follows:
September 24, 2023
The Tourism authorities of Saint Lucia invited all to join them in reverence at the Bobonneau Good Shepherd Parish from 8 in the morning.
September 25, 2023
Community Tourism: A Day in Micoud
Get targeted information to develop experiences and hear testimonials.
September 26, 2023
Tourism Policy Round Table
Ministers of Government to discuss policy matters on the theme live on all GIS platforms.
September 27, 2023 – WORLD TOURISM DAY, under the theme “Tourism and Green Investments”
Culinary Showdown – Seasoned vs Unseasoned
A showcase of talent pairing novice and experienced Chefs at Pointe Seraphine from 10 am.
September 28, 2023
A call to action for the general public to wear “blue” coloured clothes in solidarity with developing sustainable tourism
September 29, 2023
Industry perspectives – going green to stay clean.
A documentary on green investments undertaken by tourism establishments.
National beach clean-up
Nation-wide effort at environmental conversation and use of resources now and for the future.
September 30, 2023
Private vs public futsal competition
A friendly football game to build camaraderie among stakeholders.