Allen Chastanet, former minister of tourism for St. Lucia, has been appointed a regional vice president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.
Chastanet departed as tourism minister in November when his party lost power after elections in St. Lucia. With CHTA, he will be responsible for St. Lucia and neighboring islands and will assist the association's advocacy programs.
He served as vice president of CHTA from 2004-06 and was chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization for a two-year term, a post now held by Ricky Skerritt, minister of tourism for St. Kitts.
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