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CHTA CELEBRATES THE LIFE OF ICONIC CARIBBEAN HOTELIER

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Tributes pour in following the passing of Professor Heinz Simonitsch, CD MIAMI (July 20, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) saluted legendary hotelier Professor Heinz Simonitsch, CD, who passed away over the weekend, as the foremost pioneer of sustainable tourism development in the region. “Professor Heinz was a pioneer in the industry […]

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EVERYBODY PROFITS FROM NONPROFIT TOURISM BODIES

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A joint editorial by Frank J. Comito, CEO and Director General, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA); and Brian D. Frontin, President, Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE) and CEO, Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants & Tourism Association (THRTA)

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CHTA URGES MAJOR TOUR OPERATOR TO SETTLE ITS DEBTS TO CARIBBEAN HOTELS

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MIAMI (June 8, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is calling on one of the world’s largest leisure, travel and tourism companies, TUI Group (Touristik Union International), to reimburse Caribbean hotels and resorts for services received. Last April, CHTA appealed for a response from those tour operators which had failed to reimburse […]

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CHTA’S FRANK COMITO SAYS CARIBBEAN DISASTER COORDINATION EXPERIENCE HELPING TO FIGHT PANDEMIC

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MIAMI (June 5, 2020) – A tourism leader has lauded the coordination between  many of the region’s governments, the tourism industry and public health authorities, which used their experiences with natural and man-made disasters to minimize the effects of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and to strengthen Caribbean resilience. However, Frank Comito, CEO and Director General of the Caribbean […]

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CHTA’S TASTE OF THE CARIBBEAN LAUNCHES VIRTUAL FRIDAY LIME

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MIAMI (May 27, 2020) – Caribbean food and beverage industry aficionados have been raising their glasses every Friday evening to toast the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) new “Limin’ wid Taste” expositions by some of the region’s leading mixologists. Each Friday, CHTA’s Taste of the Caribbean judges unite to bring the hospitality industry and Caribbean enthusiasts together […]

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CHTA WARNS SOME CARIBBEAN HOTELS COULD COLLAPSE IF SOME TOUR OPERATORS DON’T PAY MONIES OWED

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MIAMI (May 3, 2020) – Citing the unprecedented pressures facing Caribbean hotels and resorts because of the coronavirus pandemic, the head of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) called on those international tour operators which have delayed paying hotels for services delivered to the operators’ clients as early as January to expedite reimbursements. Frank Comito, CEO […]

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CARIBBEAN TOURISM GROUP AND ENVIRONMENTAL LEADER PLEDGE CLIMATE ACTION COLLABORATION THIS EARTH DAY

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MIAMI (April 21, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) joined together for Earth Day (April 22) to share their collaborative intent to emerge from the current Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) crisis and help rebuild a stronger, more resilient Caribbean for the environment and the people that depend on it. […]

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CRISIS OFFERS BIG CHANCE TO UPGRADE TOURISM PRODUCT, SAYS TOURISM CHIEF

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MIAMI (April 21, 2020) – Frank Comito, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) chief executive, told the world press how the Caribbean hospitality sector and destinations were marshaling their crisis management experience to be able to bounce back stronger and better once the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis has subsided. Speaking on a Zoom link […]

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CARIBBEAN HOSPITALITY YOUTH ENCOURAGE PEERS TO GET BEHIND COVID-19 DIRECTIVES

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By staying home today, we can travel tomorrow MIAMI (April 11, 2020) – Young leaders of the Caribbean tourism sector are throwing their support behind calls to heed the advice of public health officials to stay at home so that the region’s leading economic sector can rebound quickly once the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic […]

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