May 16, 2022

CHTA calls for region to prepare now for projected growth in employment opportunities

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Tourism’s Rebound Creates New Job Opportunities: Poised to be Fastest Growing Industry Regionally and Globally FORT LAUDERDALE (May 11, 2022) – As the tourism sector rebounds strongly from the near shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is calling on the region’s “bread and butter” industry to ramp up […]

CHTA to host back to back discussions on Intra-Caribbean travel

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MIAMI (March 31, 2022) – Caribbean leaders are aiming to boost intra-regional travel, a topic set to be tackled in an upcoming virtual discussion series presented by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). “Rebuilding Intra-Caribbean Travel” will be held in two parts, with the first taking place on Wednesday, April 6 at 10 a.m. […]

CHTA mourns passing of tourism stalwart Richard Williams

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MIAMI (November 29, 2021) – The leadership of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) lauded the late Barbadian tourism consultant Richard Williams as a giant of the region’s hospitality industry.  CHTA President Nicola Madden-Greig said Williams’ vision elevated the storied Sandy Lane Hotel in Barbados to the very summit of the world’s most luxurious […]

CHTA and ASTA join forces to boost Member Benefits

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MIAMI (June 21, 2021) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) have teamed up to strengthen the relationship between travel advisors and the region.The partnership between the two organizations is intended to generate synergies in areas such as advocacy, information exchange, and cross-organizational membership.  Vanessa Ledesma, […]

CHTA congratulates Bahamian on Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge victory

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (February 26, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) congratulated Bahamian Marv Cunnigham for winning last weekend’s 10th ANGOSTURA Global Cocktail Challenge (AGCC) in Port of Spain, Trinidad. The event, which was held at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad on Saturday, saw the Taste of the Caribbean Hall of Fame […]

Caribbean’s largest tourism marketing event on track for the Bahamas

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CHTA renews commitment to bring premier Caribbean travel and tourism marketing event to Baha Mar, Bahamas in 2020  MIAMI (October 24, 2019) – Citing the new tourism offerings in The Bahamas and throughout the Caribbean and the opportunity to showcase the nation of islands to the travel world following Hurricane Dorian, the Caribbean Hotel and […]

Caribbean hotels unite for online travel auction

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CHTA urges travelers to vacation in the Caribbean and help victims of Hurricane Dorian  MIAMI (September 12, 2019) – From Aruba to Jamaica and The Bahamas to Bermuda, hotels and resorts have joined with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) to launch an online action to help support the long-term recovery of the northwestern islands of […]

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association and The Nature Conservancy forge ties

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Agreement Inked to Protect the Environment and Promote Tourism Sustainability   MIAMI (August 25, 2019) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has teamed up with one of the world’s leading environmental organizations, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), to help create a more resilient Caribbean where tourism thrives while communities benefit and natural resources are […]

CHTA rejects BOOKING.COM commissions as grossly unfair and regressive

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MIAMI (July 17, 2019) – An overwhelming majority of Caribbean hotels are reconsidering using Booking.com as a result of the new commission policy which they claim is aimed at generating additional revenue for the online giant at the expense of consumers, the region’s destinations, hotels and employees.  Commissions levied on staff tips by the online […]

CHTA & 7 Pillars joins forces to provide new business solutions

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7 Pillars Marketing on Demand Portal to Support Member Marketing Strategies  MIAMI (May 7, 2019) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has announced a new partnership with business solutions provider, The 7 Pillars of Digital Marketing, which is a partner company of Blueliner Marketing. 7 Pillars is a group of professional marketing specialists with experience in teaching […]