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St Lucia is more than just a luxury beach resort

Putting on the Ritz - Times Online: "But things are about to change in this southwestern corner of St Lucia, because one of the biggest names in the leisure market is coming to town. The hotelier Ritz-Carlton has joined the Irish developer Roebuck International to operate a $1.5 billion (£745 million) five-star hotel and residential complex at Half Moon Bay, just around the headland from Laborie and close to the island’s international airport. "

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