Not a member yet? Click here to join CHTA.
National Hotel and Tourism Association
Antiqua aruba Bahamas_Hotel_TourismAssociation Barbados belize bermuda bonaire BritishVirginIslands Caymans Curacao Dominica DominicanaRepublica Grenada Guadalupe Guyana Haiti jamaica Martinique Mexico_Cancun PuertoRico StBarthelemy StKitts_Nevis StLucia StMaarten StMartin StVincent_Grenadians Suriname Tobago Trinidad Turks&Caicos USVI
Booking.com Launches Accelerator Programe for Startups in Sustainable Tourism

By admin | Blog, CAST Green Corner | 0 Comments

Today Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, announced the launch of its new accelerator programme, Booking.com Booster. Designed to identify, mentor and fund enterprising startups from around the world that are seeking to have a positive impact on the global tourism industry, the 3-week programme […]

Read More
CTO Sustainable Tourism Awards 2017

By admin | Blog, CAST Green Corner | 0 Comments

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is hosting the Sustainable Tourism Awards in this the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, as part of its efforts to support responsible tourism development and promote Sustainable Tourism products and services in the region.  The Awards are open to individuals, groups, organizations and companies in any CTO member […]

Read More
First-Ever Sustainable Energy Roadmap for the Caribbean Launched

By admin | Blog, CAST Green Corner | 0 Comments

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has received recommendations for reaching an ambitious regional target of 48% renewable energy generation by 2027. The Caribbean Sustainable Energy Roadmap and Strategy (C-SERMS) Baseline Report and Assessment, released today by the Worldwatch Institute, also suggests a 33% reduction in the region’s energy intensity. Achieving these sustainable energy goals would result […]

Read More
Corals Survived Caribbean Climate Change

By admin | Blog, CAST Green Corner | 0 Comments

Half of all coral species in the Caribbean went extinct between 1 and 2 million years ago, probably due to drastic environmental changes. Which ones survived? Scientists working at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) think one group of survivors, corals in the genus Orbicella, will continue to adapt to future climate changes because of […]

Read More
EPIC Opportunity For Climate Change Innovators

By admin | CAST Green Corner | 0 Comments

Climate change innovators in the region can access funding to develop their project through the World Bank’s Entrepreneurship Programme for Innovation in the Caribbean (EPIC). These innovations include clean technologies in energy, water, agriculture, transport, among other areas, that are designed to mitigate the effects of and adapt to climate change. “There are many opportunities […]

Read More
AMResorts Expands Sustainability With 6 New Rainforest Alliance Certified Resorts

By admin | Blog, CAST Green Corner | 0 Comments

AMResorts, a subsidiary of Apple Leisure Group, continues to grow its commitment to sustainable practices with six resorts achieving Rainforest Alliance certification this year alone: Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort, Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana, Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa, Dreams Los Cabos Golf Resort & Spa, Now Larimar Punta Cana and […]

Read More
Think Blue: Finding Growth in the Caribbean Sea

By admin | Blog, CAST Green Corner | 0 Comments

Ours is a blue planet. Water covers over 70% of the Earth’s surface, and the ocean economy drives global trade, annually contributing around 3% or US$ 1.5 trillion to global value added. What’s more, experts expect ocean-based industries to double this contribution to global GDP within the next 15 years. But this growth comes at […]

Read More
USAID Caribbean Clean Energy Program and CHTA Forge Collaborative Partnership

By admin | Blog, CAST Green Corner | 0 Comments

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Program (CARCEP) signed a collaboration agreement with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) in a landmark move to bolster energy efficiency in the Caribbean hotel sector, the largest electricity consumer sector in the region. The agreement, which was signed during the official ceremony […]

Read More
WTTC’s Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

By admin | Blog, CAST Green Corner | 0 Comments

CHTA is proud to support and encourage its membership to participate in the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. We are confident that many Caribbean organizations can stand out  and represent our region in these prestigious awards. CLICK HERE TO APPLY Deadline: November 14, 2016 The Tourism for Tomorrow Awards focus on five categories that have been […]

Read More
Curaçao’s Coral Restoration Foundation makes the Latinoamerica Verde Awards

By admin | Blog, CAST Green Corner | 0 Comments

Coral Restoration Foundation, Curaçao’s project has been selected in the top green projects for Latin America. According to Premios Latino America Verde the project is number 5 in the Ocean Category and number 222 overall. The third edition of Premios Latinoamerica Verde registered 1407 cases from 25 countries and 513 cities.  An international technical committee […]

Read More