Saint Lucia to Hold Stakeholder Consultations to Review the Tourism Development Bill
Castries, Saint Lucia: Saint Lucia Ministry of Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture and Information to hold stakeholder consultations to review recommendations for proposed Tourism Development Act (TAD).
Following a series of consultations in March 2022 on the current provisions of the Tourism Incentives Act, Cap 15.30 of 1996, the Ministry of Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture and Information has planned follow-up discussions with stakeholders on the draft legislation needed to facilitate the development of the tourism industry.
Guided by recommendations made by stakeholders across industry sectors, it is expected that the provisions of the new legislation will drive growth and provide a range of benefits that will enable the advancement of these sectors as well as service providers. tourism value chain.
The week-long discussions begin Monday, June 20 at 9:00 a.m. at the Entrepot Human Resource Development Center with representatives from the private sector and sectors of the tourism industry. Scheduled discussions with other relevant stakeholders will continue from Tuesday, June 21, 2022 to Friday, June 24, 2022 at the Gros Islet Human Resource Development Center from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The Ministry of Tourism anticipates that the main outcome of the consultation is to reach consensus on the proposed provisions of the new legislation that is the Tourism Development Act (TDA) and its eventual enactment scheduled for July 2022.
Earlier, South Florida and surrounding areas experienced the “Saint Lucia Style” summer roadshow on June 16. The informative and interactive showcase held at Jungle Island highlighted our summer offers which include up to 60% off accommodation and tours, the return of major events like the Saint Lucia Carnival 2022 and news about the destination.
The Florida area and travelers looking to connect now have more options for getting to St. Lucia, thanks to a second daily flight with American Airlines from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Miami International Airport. of Hewanorra (UVF), Saint Lucia. This second daily service will operate from June to August, then resume in winter, starting December 15.Touri