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Viewing posts from : July 2019

CHTA CALLS ON BOOKING.COM TO ADJUST NEW COMMISSION POLICY

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WELCOMES CHANGE EXEMPTING DESTINATION FEES CITES COMMISSIONS ON TIPS AND PASS-THRU CHARGES AS UNFAIR AND REGRESSIVE SUPPORTS PRICE TRANSPARENCY BY ALL HOTELS CLICK HERE to download PDF of the CHTA Rejects Booking.com Commissions as Grossly Unfair and Regressive press release. Many Caribbean hotels are reconsidering using Booking.com as a result of the new commission policy which […]

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CHTA LAUNCHES THE YOUNG LEADERS FORUM

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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association is celebrating the launch of its new Young Leaders Forum (YLF) at the recent CHIEF conference in Miami. Held under the aegis of CHTA President Patricia Affonso-Dass’s People Development Initiative, the goal of the program is to develop the next generation of Caribbean leaders, while supporting their professional development […]

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TRAVEL STARTUP PITCH COMPETITION IS A HIT AT CHIEF

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At the Travel Pitch Session at CHIEF, five innovative startups at the forefront of travel, tourism and hospitality disruption had the opportunity to pitch to a panel of industry leaders – including the Karen Whitt with the Hartling Group, LAB Miami Ventures and serial travel founder Brian Dass. The audience and panelists alike voted in real-time for the […]

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Key Takeaways You Missed at CHIEF

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Travel expert Doug Lansky told hospitality and tourism professionals from the Caribbean and the Americas attending last month’s Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) in Miami that “if it doesn’t work for locals, tourism doesn’t work.” Encouraging destinations to embrace a responsible approach to tourism growth, the travel author said it was important the industry […]

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#MyCHTA – Words from your President

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CHTA President, Patricia Affonso-Dass, delivers powerful words and provides important information for CHTA members with a call to unite and act for the benefit of all. During the 2019 Annual General Meeting, she touched upon CHTA’s efforts and called for greater engagement, ending her remarks with the following inspirational and encouraging words: Any membership organization […]

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Equipment, Coffee, and Food Exhibition by Hostmilano Set for Oct 2019

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Catering, pasta, pizza, ice-cream, coffee, the bar, the bakery and décor: all at one unique show. The concepts synonymous with Made in Italy success across the globe will come together “under the same roof” for the 41st edition of Hostmilano (at fieramilano, from 18 to 22 October 2019), an event that is all about innovation […]

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The Many Benefits of Incorporating a Vacation Ownership Component to Your Hotel

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Since 1976, Interval International has been a leader in the vacation ownership industry, providing resort developer clients with outstanding sales, marketing, and operations-support services, as well as compelling product enhancements that augment ongoing owner satisfaction. The company operates an unparalleled exchange network of quality resorts, with more than 3,200 properties located in over 80 countries, […]

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