Set in the West Indies, Saint Lucia is an island vacation that appeals to a wide range of travelers, whether they are interested in all-inclusive hotels, classic inns, boutique hotels with spas or wellness programs.

With Recommend’s Saint Lucia Expert course, created with the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, you can not only learn about what this sensational island has to offer and how to sell it to your clients, you can also reap sales rewards and benefits, including access to special SLAM (Saint Lucia Agent Months) rates for hotels across the island.

When agents complete the program, they will receive three continuing education credits from The Travel Institute or the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies; AND will be able to access SLAM rates, which are available June 1-Nov. 30, 2018. For details on how to become a certified Saint Lucia Expert, visit

With over 30 resorts and hotels offering promotional rates and packages ONLY for graduates of the Saint Lucia Expert course, there are several options for agents to choose from. For example, agents heading to Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa between June 1 and Dec. 20, 2018 will find discounted rates of $252 dbl or $189 sgl per night with a minimum 2-night stay. Room rates are all-inclusive and blackout dates do apply. For more information, visit or e-mail

Elsewhere on the island, several properties in the Marigot Bay area are also offering special rates to travel agents who complete the Saint Lucia Expert courseAt Marigot Bay Resort & Marina By Capella agents will be treated to a $99 nightly rate for up to three nights, including daily breakfast and a full site inspection. Valid July 1 through Nov. 30, 2018, this special travel agent rate can be applied for single or double occupancy and additional nights can be booked at 50 percent off rack rates. During their stay at Marigot Bay Resort & Marina By Capella agents can also enjoy spa treatments with a 20 percent discount. Other resorts in the area offering discounted agent rates include Oasis Marigot, where agents can stay June 1-Nov. 15, 2018 for $140 per night when they book a minimum 3-night stay, as well as Marigot Beach Club & Dive Resort, which is offering nightly rates of $120 including daily breakfast.

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