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MANAGING THE UNFORESEEN

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All crisis situations, from a hurricane to an accident, present significant hurdles for a hotel to continue its day to day operations. The challenges take many forms and are often difficult to predict. Certain crisis pose a physical threat to the property, while others threaten its public image, customer base and short as well as […]

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Grenada Artists Shine in the National Pavilion at Biennale Arte 2017

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The warmth of the Caribbean spilled out of the Grenada National Pavilion and on to the Fondamente Zattere in Dorsoduro for the opening of “The Bridge”, an exhibition of art.  Joining 85 other countries,  Grenada’s second appearance in Venice for the 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia was a significant achievement. Milton […]

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Congratulations to NEWH 2017 ICON of Industry

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The Network of Executive Women in Hospitality has awarded Janice Feldman, a CHTA Allied Member,  with the NEWH 2017 Icon of Industry Award. This is only the twelfth ICON award bestowed in the organization’s thirty-seven year history and will be formalized at a gala event at BDNY in New York City this fall. Janice Feldman, […]

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Regional Tourism Industry Set to Take Centerstage at UNWTO Global Conference in Jamaica

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The regional tourism industry is set to take centerstage during the UNWTO, Government of Jamaica and World Bank Group Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, November 27-29, 2017. Speaking at a press conference on June 6 at the Consulate General of Jamaica during Caribbean Week […]

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Integrating Local Food Sources

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Written by Emmanuella Owens, Jamaica Inn As the global demand for food production increases so too does the scale of food production. This mass production of food and the increase in supplier sources has also created a distance between the consumer and supplier. Guests now demand more details about where their food is sourced, how […]

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Minority Chef Summit Taking Place This Week in BVI

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Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI) is set to become a culinary think tank on May 18-22 with the introduction of the first-ever Minority Chef Summit in the BVI. This four-day event organized by dynamic husband and wife culinary duo, Chefs Neil & Erika Cline, will showcase the talent and creativity of some of the leading […]

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UNWTO releases 2nd Global Report on LGBT Tourism

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The UNWTO 2nd Global Report on LGBT Tourism was launched at the Annual Convention of the International Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Association (IGLTA) in Florida. The report, developed in cooperation with IGLTA, underlines the potential of this segment and how to effectively maximize its value. CHTA members and leadership will be able to discuss the […]

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Caribbean Hotels Adopt Near-Waterless Laundry

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Record droughts in the Caribbean islands over the past five years have businesses rethinking their water use.  With water and energy costs escalating and tourism being a primary industry, it is important for hotels and for businesses serving hotels to implement water conservation practices. Verdanza Hotel in Puerto Rico was the first hotel to announce […]

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Know Your Families: ADARA Family Travel Data

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Knowing how families plan trips, when they are looking to travel, and what activities are important to them allows you to better inform your marketing strategy to reach family travelers. ADARA, the world’s travel data co-op, has recently released findings around family travel trends and behaviors. When compared to solo and couple travelers, families take […]

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Educating Families on Safe Vacations

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By Julia Maximo, Ocean Club Resorts in Providenciales Visitor arrivals to Turks & Caicos are on the rise and the destination is becoming more popular, but we still must focus on attracting families to our destination for their annual vacations, especially during the low periods. How can we do that with threats including Zika looming […]

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