Castries, Saint Lucia: Ernest Hilaire- Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investment, Culture and Creative Industries of Saint Lucia, shared glimpses of the welcome cocktail hosted for 35 top-producing expert travel agents of the country.
The agents have been returned from Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Ireland ahead of the Global Piton Awards.
The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority hosted a welcome cocktail for approximately 35 top-producing Saint Lucia Expert travel agents from Canada, the U.S., the U.K., and Ireland ahead of The Global Piton Awards.
Ernest Hilaire added that the Caribbean market was also added to the mix of top-selling advisors for this year’s edition. The Global Piton Awards is aimed at awarding those travel agents that are the best-selling Saint Lucia travel agents.
In addition to highlighting these travel agents, the Ministry of Tourism will be hosting the National Tourism Awards, putting on display the excellence of our local tourism service providers. They are the ones who make Saint Lucia the destination to visit over and over.
Further in his official statement, Ernest Hilaire stated that he also attended the prize-giving ceremony for the Spotlight on the Best of the Best Lantern Competition hosted by Peter Chen from the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
It was encouraging to see the participation of people from all age groups in this training program and competition.
Prime Minister of Saint Lucia- Philip J Pierre also attended the cocktail event and appreciated al the travel agents.
He also extended congratulations to everyone that took part.
Further, Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, in collaboration with Events Company of Saint Lucia Inc., is gearing up to welcome the fleets of ARC and ARC January set to cross the 2700 nautical mile journey from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Saint Lucia in the 2022/2023 edition of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC). Additionally, the island will host two World ARC fleets beginning their round-the-world voyage from Rodney Bay in January and February.
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