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Public Spaces Raise Exciting Expectations in 2018

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Written by OBM International  Design trends are constantly evolving and the hospitality industry is always looking for its next big inspiration. From countless digital innovations to smarter customized solutions and multiple sense enhancing dining experiences, hoteliers are looking at various novel approaches to stay at the forefront of the luxury travel evolution. This year, hotel […]

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Be a Warm Weather Escape for Snow Birds this Winter

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With record breaking low temperatures hitting the US this winter, many avid travelers will flock to the New York Times Travel Show to find their ideal warm weather escape for the season.  Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your property at the New York Times Travel Show, the largest and longest-running trade and consumer trade […]

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Caribbean Tourism Job Bank

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Seasonal, Temporary and Permanent Positions The recent storms created a need for qualified talent to connect with seasonal, temporary and permanent job vacancies. In response, CHTA created the Caribbean Tourism Job Bank which connects talented Caribbean hospitality and tourism professionals with numerous gainful employment opportunities in and out of the Caribbean. This is an excellent […]

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Did You Jump on the 2017 Social Bandwagons?

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Written by BCV  From planking to Pokemon Go, trends and fads are constantly evolving. As people change and companies grow, new trends make their way to the forefront, especially in social media where 2017 ushered in a new wave of social media trends. Check out our picks for 2017’s top four social media trends: 1. […]

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Waking the Sleeping Giant

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Written by Jake Kheel, Grupo Puntacana Foundation While preparing for the panel, “Tourism and Sustainability: Threats, Risks, Opportunities and Challenges” at the recent Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism in Jamaica, I realized one of the biggest threats the tourism industry faces today is the environmental and social cost of our […]

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Mark your Calendar for CHTA’s Summer Events

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Summer 2018 will bring the Caribbean hospitality and tourism industry back to Miami, for more networking, learning, delicious Caribbean cuisine and lots of fun surprises. The Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) June 22-24, 2018 Hyatt Regency Miami, USA www.chtachief.com CHIEF is the premier educational forum for Caribbean hospitality and tourism professionals. CHIEF is where […]

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The Value of an Event Sponsorship

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that some marketing tactics are harder to measure than others. Among the most difficult are event sponsorships, which succeed in combining various marketing channels such as press, advertisement, television, radio, signage, logo placement and online reach. Most event sponsorship also includes associated “intangibles”- branded VIP parties, meet-and-greets with industry […]

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New Buyers are Coming to #CHTAMarketplace18

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The Caribbean’s biggest and longest-running marketing event is around the corner, and everyone is getting ready to do a year’s worth of business in just 3 days. At this year’s Marketplace, get ready to meet 19 buyer companies, 4 of which are Meeting Incentive Convention and Event (MICE) Buyers. These buyers are coming from all […]

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The Importance of a Committed Supply Chain Partnership to Recovery

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Written by Cecilia Devenyi, Tropical Shipping A committed supply chain partner is essential to the rebuilding of hotels and other infrastructure on the islands following a natural disaster.  When life-sustaining supplies are delivered in the immediate aftermath of a storm, employees, workers and other businesses are able to get up and running; hotels reopen sooner […]

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Marketing with Experiential Travel in Mind

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Written by Valentines Resort As 2017 draws to a close, it’s clear that Experiential Travel, a form of tourism in which people focus on experiencing a particular place by connecting to its history, people and culture, was a trend that continued to significantly shape the landscape of the travel and hospitality industry. A large segment […]

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