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CHTA PRESIDENT HONORS THE LIFE OF THE LATE SIR ROYSTON HOPKIN

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BARBADOS (February 23, 2020) – The president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) joined regional tourism industry stakeholders in mourning the passing of Sir Royston Hopkin, one of the Caribbean’s most respected and accomplished hoteliers. CHTA President Patricia Affonso-Dass of Barbados remembered the Grenadian businessman as “a giant of a man, a bright […]

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CARIBBEAN TOURISM’S ‘PULSE’ REMAINS STRONG AS 2020 STARTS ON POSITIVE NOTE

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Hotel growth last year continued to stimulate regional economies and augurs well for a strong 2020, according to reports and forecasts given at recent Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) meetings. CHTA introduced a new companion event called Caribbean Tourism Pulse, held around the organization’s annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace at Baha Mar in The Bahamas […]

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CARIBBEAN HOTEL ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES ELECT TRINIDADIAN BRIAN FRONTIN PRESIDENT

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Trinidadian Brian Frontin is the newly elected President of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE). Frontin, the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants & Tourism Association (THRTA) and the Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute (TTHTI), disclosed that human capital development, governance and sustainability are the priorities he will […]

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CHTA EDUCATION FOUNDATION POISED TO PROVIDE MORE SCHOLARSHIPS AND LOCAL TRAINING IN 2020

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Building on the success of its 2019 training initiatives, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) is planning to expand its hospitality training programs and scholarship support in the Caribbean this year. On the heels of a strong outcome at the annual New York Times Travel Show fundraising drive, for which CHTA member […]

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BEWARE FAKE NEWS AND MYTHS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS, WARN TOURISM HEALTH SPECIALISTS

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Medical specialists reminded the hospitality sector that the Caribbean had only a very small chance of contracting Coronavirus but warned them to be wary of an unprecedented amount of misinformation and fake news circulating about the virus, especially on social media sites. Dr. Lisa Indar, Deputy Executive Director, Surveillance Disease Prevention and Control at the […]

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CHTA’s COVID-19 Training and Educational Webinars

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Mitigating the Impact of the Coronavirus on Caribbean Tourism and Residents (Tuesday, February 4, 2020) Understanding the Threat Advancing Proactive Measures by Destinations, Companies, Employees, Travelers Utilizing CARPHA’s Resources and Confidential Reporting System Presentation Q&A How to Register for THiS Presenters: Dr. Lisa Indar, Assistant Director and Head, Tourism Health Program, CARPHA Dr. Stephanie Fletcher-Lartey, […]

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CARIBBEAN TOURISM AND HEALTH AUTHORITIES PROACTIVE ON CORONAVIRUS

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No cases of the coronavirus have been reported in the Caribbean, assured regional tourism and health officials, who are hard at work aiming to keep the region coronavirus-free. A partnership established five years ago between the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the private sector-led Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) as well as the […]

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GRENADA’S LEO GARBUTT NAMED 2020 HOTELIER OF THE YEAR

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GRENADA’S LEO GARBUTT NAMED 2020 HOTELIER OF THE YEAR Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association honors owner of Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel THE BAHAMAS (January 22, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has named respected Grenada hotelier Leo Garbutt 2020 Caribbean Hotelier of the Year. The owner of Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel in […]

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BAHAMIAN BUSINESSWOMEN PRODUCE DELEGATE BAGS FOR CARIBBEAN TOURISM CONFERENCE

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Close to 1,000 delegates who will converge in Nassau this week for the 2020 edition of Caribbean Travel Marketplace will collect some meaningful mementos produced by entrepreneurs who survived last year’s Hurricane Dorian, which displaced thousands in northern Bahamas. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), along with the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) […]

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL MARKETPLACE 2020 TO WELCOME TOP-TIER TRAVEL AGENTS TO SELL THE REGION

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CHTA creates more business opportunities for Caribbean tourism suppliers attending the region’s largest tourism marketing event MIAMI (January 18, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has introduced a pilot program to include a group of leading travel agents from across the United States at next week’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace in The Bahamas. […]

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