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Responding to Sargassum

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A Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) survey of a small sample of its membership regarding sargassum’s impact in recent months has revealed that some Caribbean hotels are receiving queries and cancellations by prospective guests. Some hotels directly impacted by sargassum are incurring cleanup and other costs. CHTA, which is part of a network that […]

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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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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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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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CARIBBEAN HOSPITALITY YOUTH ENCOURAGE PEERS TO GET BEHIND COVID-19 DIRECTIVES

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By staying home today, we can travel tomorrow MIAMI (April 11, 2020) – Young leaders of the Caribbean tourism sector are throwing their support behind calls to heed the advice of public health officials to stay at home so that the region’s leading economic sector can rebound quickly once the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic […]

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CARTAGENA TOURISM ASSOCIATION JOINS CHTA AS FIRST NEW DESTINATION IN 15 YEARS

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MIAMI (April 16, 2019) – Cartagena, the colonial port city on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, represented by COTELCO Cartagena, joined the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) as its 33rd destination and the first commercial association to join the regional association in more than 15 years. COTELCO Cartagena, a chapter of Colombia’s hotel and […]

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WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC’S INCREDIBLE SUCCESS IN TOURISM?

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The Caribbean has much to learn from the Dominican Republic’s incredible success in tourism. That’s according to CHTA Director General and CEO Frank Comito, who recently accepted an invitation from tourism icon Frank Rainieri to address a group of local stakeholders on the topic ‘Dominican Tourism in the Caribbean and Global Context’. The CHTA chief […]

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CHTA’s 2017 New Year Resolutions

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A New Commitment is Necessary for Caribbean Tourism to Grow Karolin Troubetzkoy, President, CHTA For many of us, 2016 will be a year to remember. During this time last year we had high hopes that 2016 would continue a five-year regional tourism growth trend. Hotel occupancy rates and average daily rate (ADR) would continue to increase; stopover visitor arrivals would break a […]

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MICE Buyers are Coming to Caribbean Travel Marketplace

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2017’s Marketplace will introduce for the first time MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) buyers.  Industry predictions indicate that the MICE sector is poised for vigorous growth. The overall demand for meetings is on the rise, according to World Luxury Tourism. Recognizing the impact this powerful sector has on our industry’s bottom line, CHTA has […]

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New CHTA Members Only Section Coming Soon!

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The CHTA Members Only section is getting an upgrade! Later this year, CHTA will launch a brand new Members Only section within the CHTA website where members will be able to access a user-friendly member directory, update their company profile information and check on their membership dues status. This new portal will also include a […]

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