January 21, 2021

Caribbean tourism stakeholders work to protect and regrow coral reefs

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MIAMI (November 28, 2018) – Recognizing the environmental and economic value of healthy coral reefs, and the dangers posed by warmer oceans and more intense hurricanes, a group of tourism-focused organizations have joined forces to help protect and regenerate Caribbean reefs. The nonprofit Tourism Cares, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), and the Grupo […]

OECS launches new youth platform: OECS YES In Action

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Monday, August 27, 2018 — The OECS Commission is pleased to launch a new youth-centered initiative, OECS YES In Action, that provides a platform for knowledge sharing and inspiration to the region’s aspiring young professionals. OECS YES In Action, is an extension of the OECS YES Campaign created to foster the development of a Youth […]

CHTA, tourism cares deploy hurricane recovery resources to spur Caribbean tourism

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MIAMI (August 3, 2018) – The Caribbean Tourism Recovery Fund, established by the nonprofit organization Tourism Cares and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), has collected more than US$275,000 in charitable donations to build long-term recovery and enhance the ability of hurricane impacted destinations to rebound as quickly as possible. In a joint statement […]

New Caribbean jobs bank aims to match workers with opportunities

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(PRESS RELEASE) – Sparked by the need to assist Caribbean tourism industry workers impacted by last fall’s hurricanes, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has created a “jobs bank” to match candidates with tourism-related employment opportunities. The jobs bank, which was launched last month, has already assisted a number of individuals from hurricane impacted […]

British Airways supports Caribbean Tourism Recovery

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From Caribbean National Weekly A generous contribution by British Airways to the Caribbean Tourism Recovery Fund of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) was gratefully received by its president, Karolin Troubetzkoy last week. £25,000 handshake Speaking at World Travel Market in London, where the check was presented on behalf of British Airways and British […]

CHTA launches ‘One Caribbean Family’ initiative to help hurricane-hit communities

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President Troubetzkoy reaches out to hotels and Caribbean-focused businesses MIAMI (October 2, 2017) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has launched a booking initiative that allows hotels across the region to help those who have been adversely impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria while also highlighting that more than 70 percent of Caribbean […]

CHTA stands with Caribbean leaders in call to build climate change resilience

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ST. LUCIA (September 21, 2017) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is backing calls by Caribbean leaders for the international community to keep the devastating impact of climate change on the global development agenda. As the region’s prime ministers and presidents gather in New York for the annual meeting of the United Nations […]

What you can do to help the Caribbean now—and later

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By DAVID K. GIBSON from AFAR The images from the Caribbean following Hurricane Irma are horrendous and heartbreaking. Barbuda is now uninhabited, and 99 percent of its buildings destroyed. The normally lush Virgin Islands now look brown from space. Anguilla, St. Maarten, St. Bart’s, Cuba, and Turks and Caicos have all suffered extensive damage and […]

Caribbean Tourism Recovery Fund

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WHY GIVE? Focused giving on travel and tourism– your profession and passion. Unite with others and maximize your collective donation and impact. Participate in community giving that adds talent and influence to monetary giving. Hurricane Irma is one of the strongest hurricanes ever measured, inflicting historic damage across the Caribbean. The Caribbean Tourism Recovery Fund […]