Saint Lucia Tourist Board Gives ‘All Clear’ Following Tropical Storm Matthew

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Saint Lucia has received the the official 'all clear' following the passage of tropical storm Matthew.
Saint Lucia has received the the official ‘all clear’ following the passage of tropical storm Matthew.

The Saint Lucia Tourist Board has announced that Saint Lucia is fully operational following the passage of tropical storm Matthew. The island’s National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) gave the official “all clear” yesterday, and while the Saint Lucia Tourist Board reports some temporary disruption to electricity and water supplies as well as temporary blockages to some key roads and bridges, services personnel have been leading the recovery effort. According to the Saint Lucia Tourist Board, hotel partners are reporting minimal to no significant damages to the island’s hotel plant with all properties fully operational. Additionally, both the Castries-based George F.L Airport (SLU) and the Vieux Fort-based Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) have reopened and most flights have resumed service into the destination. For more information, call (800) 456-3984 or visit stlucia.org.