November 17, 2019

SportsArt celebrates environmentally conscious business at Chief Awards in Miami

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Jaime Fairfoot Calls on Hospitality Businesses to Invest in Sustainable Tourism Initiatives MIAMI (July 26, 2019) – Jaime Fairfoot, director of sales and business development at SportsArt, is urging Caribbean leaders to do more to encourage businesses investing in initiatives which protect the environment and promote sustainable tourism development. “Green businesses need to be the […]

Nominations open for the 2019 CHIEF Awards

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Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) to recognize tourism best practices  MIAMI (April 2, 2019) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is inviting nominations for the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) Awards from the region’s tourism and hospitality sector as it recognizes outstanding initiatives that are making a difference in the industry.  […]

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 […]

Tourism CHIEF upbeat about the Caribbean’s future

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CHTA’s Frank Comito expresses confidence in the Caribbean’s tourism performance MIAMI (June 4, 2018) – High consumer demand for a Caribbean travel experience and increased tourism investments in hotels and airport improvements bode well for the future of the Caribbean’s tourism sector, which is exceeding 2018 expectations despite the fact that some hotels in six […]

Outgoing CHTA President hailed for contribution

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MIAMI (June 21, 2018) – As the fourth Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) gets under way in Miami this weekend, the CEO of the Caribbean’s largest private sector organization is paying tribute to one of its leaders for uniting the region in the aftermath of last September’s hurricanes. Frank Comito, CEO and Director General […]

CHTA President welcomes Barbados’ first female Prime Minister

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MIAMI (May 28, 2018) – The resounding mandate that Barbados’ first female prime minister earned from the electorate is a vote of confidence for women in leadership throughout the Caribbean, says Karolin Troubetzkoy, President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), as she congratulated incoming Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Mottley on her, and her […]

Caribbean hospitality forum offers critical chance to learn

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By CHTA (PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Caribbean hoteliers and industry stakeholders will immerse themselves in three days of intensive education and networking in Miami next month, at the fourth Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF), happening at the Hyatt Regency Miami from June 22 to 24. Produced by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association […]

Anticipation building for Caribbean tourism industry exchange

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From South Florida Caribbean News MIAMI – The Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) is generating a healthy buzz as it approaches its second conference slated for September 30 to October 2, 2016 at El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, in Puerto Rico. Karolin Troubetzkoy, President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), believes […]

How to travel like a CHIEF: Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum

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By Sean Russell From Sojern Like most of us, any time I get to go to the Caribbean I am happy—a cold towel and rum punch waiting for me upon arrival, white sandy beaches, crystal clear oceans, reading a good book in a hammock, delicious food, unparalleled service, the nicest people you will ever meet […]

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 […]