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CHTA BRINGS CARIBBEAN TOURISM EDUCATION TO THE FOREFRONT WITH CHIEF 2019

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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association brings the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF), to the Hyatt Regency in Miami this June 21-23, 2019. CHIEF is the leading tourism exchanges where hospitality and tourism professionals gather to evolve in their fields with its ability to connect people, projects and ideas. In accordance with the theme […]

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MEMBER BENEFIT SPOTLIGHT: TRIP MATE

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At CHTA, we make our members a priority and we’re always looking for innovative ways to help grow your business and provide world-class tools that can allow for additional benefits. Trip Mate is the partner that leading travel companies turn to for high-quality travel protection products and services for the traveling public.  In addition to […]

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CARTAGENA HOTEL ASSOCIATION JOINS CHTA AS NEWEST MEMBER DESTINATION IN 15 YEARS

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CARTAGENA HOTEL ASSOCIATION JOINS CHTA AS NEWEST MEMBER DESTINATION IN 15 YEARS Cartagena, the colonial port city on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, represented by COTELCO Cartagena, has joined CHTA as its 33rd member destination and the first to enter the regional trade association in over 15 years. COTELCO, Colombia’s Hotel and Tourism Association, represents and supports […]

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Turning Data into ‘Intelligence’

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When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books. You will be reading meanings. ~ W.E.B. Du Bois In today’s metrics-driven environment, tourism industry stakeholders can be inundated with data. The challenge is to discern what data you can use and […]

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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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Time To Register For Caribbean Travel Marketplace

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Delegates from within and without the region are gearing up for the Caribbean’s largest tourism marketing event, which will be held in Montego Bay, Jamaica next year. The 37th edition of Caribbean Travel Marketplace, slated for January 29 to 31, 2019, will bring together hotel and destination representatives; wholesalers and tour operators; online travel agencies; […]

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Membership Visits

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As part of CHTA’s outreach program to members, Chief Executive and Director General Frank Comito recently visited Bermuda and Puerto Rico to meet with officials there. He provided the Bermuda Hotel Association’s board with an overview of CHTA’s activities and industry performance, discussing common areas of interest and concern.  Comito also met with the Deputy […]

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World Tourism Day Message From The Caribbean Hotel And Tourism

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By Patricia Affonso-Dass President, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association The Caribbean’s tourism sector is uniquely important to economic and social life in the region, and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) will indeed be celebrating World Tourism Day 2018 when it is launched in Budapest, Hungary on September 27. Apart from the importance of […]

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Get Marketplace Ready!

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As hotels prepare to register for Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2019, we’d like to remind you of a few rules.  We hope these tips will make registration easier as you work towards a successful start to 2019! Marketplace registration is a TWO STEP process: STEP ONE confirms your participation at the event.  For hotels, CHTA Membership […]

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How millennials are influencing hospitality design

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By OBM INTERNATIONAL The millennial generation’s impact on the world is growing, and this demographic’s needs, values, and spending habits are sparking significant changes in the hospitality industry. Perhaps this is because those born between the early 1980s to the early 2000s are becoming the fastest-growing segment of today’s workforce and business travelers. How can […]

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