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Saint Lucia hospitality and tourism association donates school supplies to 100 children

Castries, Saint Lucia: Through a partnership between the SLHTA’s Tourism Enhancement Fund, Sea Island Cotton Shop and ChariTEES USA (, 100 school bags and stationery items were donated to Shirleyann Cyril-Mayers on Monday, September 12, 2022.

The supplies will go to pre-K and primary school students who recently attended an annual summer camp hosted by Cyril-Mayers. The camp provides children with an avenue to engage in music, art and sports.

Children are our future, and they must invest in them meaningfully. 

Earlier, the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority appointed a new director. Marella Devaux, on August 25, 2022, was elected to the Board of Directors of the SLHTA for the first time. She is the Representative for Luxury Villas and Vacation Rentals.

Devaux is the Managing Director of Blue Sky Luxury and Terra Caribbean St. Lucia. Blue Sky Luxury offers holiday home rental and property management services for a large and diverse portfolio of villas and Terra Caribbean, providing real estate and valuation services.

Devaux has over 20 years of experience in the fields of sales, marketing and public relations and has worked with multinational firms in Canada, Trinidad and Saint Lucia. In the last five years, she has applied her expertise to the hospitality and real estate sectors in Saint Lucia and ensured a high level of knowledge and professionalism across her teams.

Devaux is proud to have been elected to the Board of Directors of the SLHTA and believes in building strong relationships in all that she does. Marella is passionate about service excellence and the growth of the Villa and Vacation Rental Sector and remains committed to working with all members for the advancement of the sector. 

Prior to this position, Marella was the Chair of the Luxury Villa Sector for the past 18 months.

Devaux is a Trinidadian by birth and has been living in Saint Lucia for the last 17 years. She is an alumnus of Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce.

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