Monthly Archives: February 2011

St Lucia and Fond Doux in the press

The Chronicle segments ran last night, reaching an audience of 179,952. It is currently on the front page of the Chronicle site, or visit Additionally the segment was noted in the Boston Globe’s (VPM: 4,305,725) “Daily Guide” of what to watch on TV, a photo slide show was posted, and a video teaser were posted. Please see the links below for the full segment.

Links to all segments

Video Teaser

Segment 1 (Allen Chastanet, Marigot Bay, Ladera)
Segment 2 (Sulphur Springs, Anse Chastanet, biking)
Segment 3 (Fond Doux, Diamond Botanical Gardens and Waterfall, mineral baths, Castries, Coal Pot)
Segment 4 (Ladera, Cap Maison, Rodney Bay, Castries Market)

Daily Guide – (VPM: 4,305,725)
Photo slide show –

Fond Doux joins Green Globe Family

Fond Doux Holiday Plantation in Soufriere has taken the practice of sustainable tourism on its property a step further by becoming a certified member of Green Globe International.

This prestigious position gives the plantation, and by extension St. Lucia, greater visibility on the international market place, and makes it a recognized leader in environmental conservation in the island that businesses in tourism and other sectors can follow. Continue reading