December 18, 2017

Caribbean needs to differentiate tourism product

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From South Florida Caribbean News MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Tourism stakeholders and professionals have underscored the need for the Caribbean to take a keener look at innovation; and differentiate its tourism offerings, to broaden its share of the global tourism market. The Caribbean currently enjoys only five per cent of the world market, the stakeholders […]

Affonso-Dass elected as president Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA).

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By Juergen T Steinmetz From eTN Hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass is the new President-elect of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). The Group General Manager at Ocean Hotels in Barbados, Mrs. Affonso-Dass was elected to the important leadership role on Friday at the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s AGM, held alongside the Caribbean Hospitality Industry […]

Caribbean Travel Marketplace draws 1,000 participants

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The Caribbean Travel Marketplace, which was held Jan. 31-Feb. 3 at Atlantis Paradise Island in Nassau, the Bahamas, attracted an estimated 1,000 registrants, including 271 travel, meeting and incentive buyers. Of the 32 first-time buyers who attending this year’s event, five were from meetings and incentive firms, a new target market for the Caribbean Hotel […]

Caribbean tourism chief: industry refresh & ramp up/$3.6B cruise tourism expenditure

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Study reveals $3.16 billion in cruise tourism expenditures throughout 35 Caribbean, Mexican, and Latin American destinations during 2014/15 cruise year COZUMEL, Mexico, Oct. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Today Business Research & Economic Advisors (BREA) launched its analysis of spending related to cruise tourism and its impact on destinations’ economies. The triennial study engaged by the […]