Saint Lucia Cruise Tourism tackles passenger issues

Saint Lucia Cruise Tourism tackles passenger issues

eTurboNews Syndication:

Saint Lucia cruise tourism stakeholders took periods this week to look at issues o the. Concerns and issues that exist that could create obstacles to the smooth flow of the growing season were examined.

This session happened at the Conference Room of the Orchid Garden (Union). Saint Lucia cruise tourism stakeholders united to invest in improving visitors experience. This included on-island experiences and explaining how cognizance they’re of the importance of the cruise sector to the neighborhood tourism economy.

The issues

Despite several meetings during the past, the Saint Lucia tourism stakeholders saw it fitting to go over the issues which could pose problems in this year’s cruise season. A number of the issues that effect on Saint Lucia cruise passengers are traffic issues and issues associated with demarcation along with security and safety.

A amount of solutions have already been implemented. In September of this past year the cruise tourism group said some progress was made at their last meeting. They’re now considering developing new attractions at destination to improve visitor spending.


Visitor harassment can be an important issue for the Saint Lucia Ministry of Tourism also. How exactly to manage it has been pondered on for a long time with the Ministry and the Ministry of Health together with the Castries Constituencies Council (CCC). They will have all teamed up to manage the nagging problem that could impact negatively on the island’s tourism product.

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The problem of harassment by unauthorized taxi operators was mentioned and addressed also. It had been revealed that the Saint Lucia Ministry of Tourism have been in a position to control visitor harassment by unauthorized taxi drivers.

Still an presssing issue with the Ministry of Tourism is that of the harassment of visitors by vagrants. It had been suggested at the meeting that to cope with the vagrants harassment problem, meetings would have to be held with the relevant authorities.

At the meeting of Saint Lucia cruise tourism stakeholders, several decisions were used respect to parking by taxi operators using coaster and minibuses buses.

At the ultimate end of the meeting, stakeholders were hopeful that the 2019 cruise season, this month and ends April of next year which begins, will run easier in comparison to previous years. Addressing a number of the vexing issues like harassment and traffic congestion are steps in the proper direction.

Author: George Taylor

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