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St. Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association Optimistic About Tourism Sector Growth for 2023

CASTRIES, St. Lucia – The St. Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association (SLHTA) says it intends to remain robust and buoyant this year having recorded several notable achievements over the past year including supporting policy that led to the launch of the Community Tourism Agency (CTA), and collaborating with Citizens for Peace and Prosperity and other key stakeholders on matters relating to crime and security.

GraceKennedy Wins JSE’s Best Practices Governor General’s Award for Excellence for Second Consecutive Year

Kingston, Jamaica – For the second consecutive year, the GraceKennedy (GK) Group was the proud winner of the Governor General’s Award for Excellence at the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Best Practices Awards for 2021. The prestigious award honors the listed company which consistently upholds international best practices to be declared the overall winner of the annual JSE Best Practices Awards. GK also received the coveted award for 2004, 2018 and 2020.

L – R: Suzanne Nam, Head of Corporate Communications at GraceKennedy (GK), Ian Forbes CD JP, Custos Rotulorum of St. Andrew, Patsy-Latchman Atterbury, Managing Director – GK Capital Management, Terry-Ann Graver, Head of Treasury & Corporate Finance (GK), Sydoney Johnson, Corporate Secretary & Registrar (GK), Allison Mais, Head of Strategic Planning (GK), Khrishtaho Goulbourne, Senior Administrative Assistant (GK) and Douglas Robinson, Vice President, Investment Banking at GK Capital Management at the JSE Best Practices Awards on December 7, 2022 at the Jamaica Pegasus. The Governor General’s Award for Excellence was presented by Custos Forbes to the GK team for being declared the overall winner of the annual JSE Best Practices Awards for 2021.

Gracekennedy Goes Solar

Kingston, Jamaica – The new Hi-Lo Food Stores (Hi-Lo) location in Negril, Westmoreland, and the Grace Agro-Processors (GAP) Plant in Denbigh, Clarendon are the latest facilities in the GraceKennedy (GK) Group to ‘go solar’. Both locations have installed solar power grid-tied systems with a combined generating capacity of 925 kWh per day, and which are projected to meet approximately 50 - 60% of the energy needs at the new Hi-Lo location, and up to 50% of the energy needs at GAP Denbigh.

St. Kitts-Nevis PM Drew Visits Dubai to Meet With otential Investors

Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis - Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew, will conduct his first official visit to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates from Tuesday 29th November 2022 to Saturday 3rd December 2022. The Prime Minister will be accompanied by the Minister of Tourism, Hon. Marsha Henderson; the Attorney-General, Hon. Garth Wilkin; the Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Marcus Natta; Mr. Sylvester Anthony and Ms. Veira Galloway.

Prime Minister, Hon. Dr Terrance Drew and his delegation. (Photo courtesy of the Press Secretary’s Office)
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