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CARIBBEAN PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY LAUNCHES UNIQUE HEALTH ASSURANCE STAMP, AND MOBILE APP TO PROTECT TOURISM INDUSTRY

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago (October 20, 2020) – As part of its ongoing efforts to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and other public health threats, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is preparing to officially launch two important initiatives to protect the Region’s tourism sector and safeguard the health and safety of […]

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VETERAN HILTON MANAGER NAMED NEW CHTA PRESIDENT

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MIAMI, Florida (October 16, 2020) – Puerto Rico’s Caribe Hilton general manager Pablo Jose Torres Sojo has been elected president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA).   A veteran of the hospitality industry, he takes over from Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass who for the past two years presided over the association, which represents the […]

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL MARKETPLACE 39 PLANNED FOR SPRING 2021

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Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association exploring host destinations   MIAMI, Florida (October 13, 2020) – Caribbean Travel Marketplace, the region’s leading showcase of its global leadership, diversity and resilience in tourism, is being planned for Spring 2021, and organizers are seeking innovative ideas and expressions of interest from tourism stakeholders.   Karen Whitt, Chairman of Caribbean […]

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CHTA EDUCATION FOUNDATION AND DOMINICA’S SECRET BAY TEAM UP TO SUPPORT HOSPITALITY TRAINING

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 MIAMI, Florida (September 13, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) and Dominica’s award-winning Secret Bay boutique resort are joining forces to support the professional development of the region’s hospitality workers.   All proceeds from the raffle of a five-night stay for two at the exclusive property will go toward providing […]

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CHTA ONLINE ROUNDTABLES SEEK TO BUILD STRONGER CARIBBEAN TOURISM

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MIAMI, Florida (September 24, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is using online roundtable discussions as part of its wider efforts to help accelerate the rebuilding of the Caribbean tourism sector and to ensure the region emerges from Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) stronger than it was before the pandemic brought the lifeblood […]

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TRAVEL ORGANIZATIONS TEAM UP TO OFFER TRAVEL PROTECTION AT CARIBBEAN HOTELS

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MIAMI, Florida (September 18, 2020) – U.S. travelers to the Caribbean can breathe easier thanks to a new partnership between the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and Trip Mate, offering travel protection if the unexpected happens with a visit booked at participating member hotels.   Trip Mate, one of the global leaders in administering […]

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CHTA CELEBRATES THE LIFE OF ICONIC CARIBBEAN HOTELIER

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Tributes pour in following the passing of Professor Heinz Simonitsch, CD MIAMI (July 20, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) saluted legendary hotelier Professor Heinz Simonitsch, CD, who passed away over the weekend, as the foremost pioneer of sustainable tourism development in the region. “Professor Heinz was a pioneer in the industry […]

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EVERYBODY PROFITS FROM NONPROFIT TOURISM BODIES

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A joint editorial by Frank J. Comito, CEO and Director General, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA); and Brian D. Frontin, President, Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE) and CEO, Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants & Tourism Association (THRTA)

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CHTA URGES MAJOR TOUR OPERATOR TO SETTLE ITS DEBTS TO CARIBBEAN HOTELS

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MIAMI (June 8, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is calling on one of the world’s largest leisure, travel and tourism companies, TUI Group (Touristik Union International), to reimburse Caribbean hotels and resorts for services received. Last April, CHTA appealed for a response from those tour operators which had failed to reimburse […]

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