July 24, 2021

CHTA and The Nature Conservancy strengthen partnership

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MIAMI (July 7, 2021) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is strengthening its collaboration with one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), to promote sustainable tourism throughout the Caribbean and bolster its efforts to keep the region’s waters healthy and thriving.  “The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed two years […]

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 […]

Cartagena Tourism Association joins CHTA as first new destination in 15 years

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MIAMI (April 16, 2019) – Cartagena, the colonial port city on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, represented by COTELCO Cartagena, joined the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) as its 33rd destination and the first commercial association to join the regional association in more than 15 years.   COTELCO Cartagena, a chapter of Colombia’s hotel and tourism […]

CHTA brings Caribbean tourism education to the forefront with CHIEF 2019

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MIAMI (March 8, 2019) – The Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF), theCaribbean region’s annual networking, education and best practice sharing event for hospitality and tourism business stakeholders, will be held at the Hyatt Regency Miami from June 21-23, 2019.   More than 400 hoteliers, suppliers and other hospitality and tourism sector stakeholders from across the region’s countries […]