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CARIBBEAN TOURISM STAKEHOLDERS SUPPORTING TRAVELERS IMPACTED BY THOMAS COOK DISSOLUTION

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Officials are optimistic about latest developments to keep Condor Airlines flying to the region MIAMI (September 25, 2019) – Expressing concern for the thousands of travelers, employees and businesses impacted by the closure of British travel group Thomas Cook, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) commended the region’s and global tourism industry stakeholders for […]

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CARIBBEAN HOTEL AND TOURISM ASSOCIATION SEEKS JOBS FOR HURRICANE-AFFECTED WORKERS

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MIAMI (September 24 , 2019) – Working with public and private sector tourism partners in the Caribbean, The Bahamas and South Florida, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and its counterpart the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) have launched “Tourism Jobs for Bahamians” to secure temporary employment for these industry professionals. Hurricane Dorian, […]

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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 […]

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CHTA MEMBERS AND INDUSTRY PARTNERS HELPING TO DRIVE SUPPORT FOR THE ABACOS, GRAND BAHAMA

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MIAMI (September 4, 2019) – The Caribbean tourism industry and its many friends around the world are responding to the call for support for the storm ravaged islands of the northwestern Bahamas – The Abacos and Grand Bahama. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is appealing to its membership, travel industry partners, national hotel […]

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Caribbean Flavors Took Over the 305

By CHTA Editor | Blog, Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Culinary enthusiasts, diaspora and hospitality industry professionals were treated to world-class culinary and beverage creations at the annual Taste of the Caribbean and Caribbean305 cultural celebration in Miami this summer. The two events comprised the region’s premier culinary competition, food and beverage educational exchange, and a growing Caribbean cultural showcase in the Diaspora. Hosted by […]

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Low Tech Disruption in Cost Control

By CHTA Editor | Blog | 0 Comments

Disruption is the new buzz word in technology. It’s defined as a break or interruption in the normal course or continuation of some activity, process, etc. And guest facing technology is truly revolutionizing how hoteliers operate. It is changing, disrupting, everything from reservations and check in, to f&b ordering and service requests.  But how does […]

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CHTA Education Foundation Delivers Training Programs for the Region

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Since its creation in 1986, the CHTA Education Foundation (CHTAEF) through the generous support of Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association member hotels and allied partners and its corporate sponsors has raised and granted over US$2.5 million in scholarships and grants to Caribbean nationals working in, or training to work in the tourism industry. One of […]

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Caribbean Region Outperforming Its North American Neighbors

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The hotel industry in the Caribbean region gave itself a nice head start for 2019 with record first-quarter performance.  Hotels were able to increase occupancy by 1% over Q1 2018, but the real boost came from higher rates that saw an increase of 7% year-over-year. Since the end of Q1, though, we have moved out […]

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CHTA Partners with International Hospitality Food Exhibition

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The 41st edition of Hostmilano is coming (at fieramilano, from 18 to 22 October 2019), once again the place-to-be for Ho.Re.Ca. excellence, with competition for places fierce. This is clear, with just a few months to go until the start of the event, from the growth in the number of companies that have confirmed their […]

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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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