PRESS RELEASE — Saint Lucia has won the award for ‘Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination’ at the 28th annual World Travel Awards. President and Founder of World Travel Awards, Graham Cooke, presented the award to Tourism Minister Hon. Dr. Ernest Hilaire at the ongoing Dubai Expo, in the presence of the other senior tourism officials.
The win represents the island’s eighth consecutive title as ‘Caribbean Leading Honeymoon destination and twelfth overall, of the same title.
Ancillary service providers were also recognized in various categories.
• Leading Car Rental Company – Thrifty
• Leading Beach Resort- Marigot Bay Resort, Spa & Marina
• Leading Hotel- Rabot Hotel by Hotel Chocolat
• Leading Resort- Sandals Grande St. Lucian
• Leading Destination Management Company – Barefoot Holidays
• Leading Tour Operator- Spice Travel & Tours
• Leading Travel Agency- Going Places Travel
“Romance continues to be the essence in brand Saint Lucia, a significant niche market for our world-renowned island destination. This award, particularly in this era, reflects the resilience and perseverance of our people and the results of the hard work of all our tourism stakeholders. This truly is an award for the people of Saint Lucia!” stated Hon. Dr. Ernest Hilaire –Saint Lucia’s Minister for Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture, and Information.
Saint Lucia is also the twelve-time winner of the ‘World Leading Honeymoon Destination’ by World Travel Awards.
The public is encouraged to vote for Saint Lucia as the ‘World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination 2021, until October 24. The grand finale event which acknowledges first class excellence of travel brands from across the world, takes place on November 26, 2021.