October 15, 2018

CHTA congratulates Karolin Troubetzkoy on SLHTA election

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Monday, July 30, 2018 — Miami, Florida – Frank Comito, CEO and Director General of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), congratulated the St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) on the  election of Karolin Troubetzkoy as its new president. Karolin Troubetzkoy,  immediate past president of CHTA and Executive Director of Anse Chastanet and Jade […]

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 […]