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CHTA CALLS ON BOOKING.COM TO ADJUST NEW COMMISSION POLICY

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WELCOMES CHANGE EXEMPTING DESTINATION FEES CITES COMMISSIONS ON TIPS AND PASS-THRU CHARGES AS UNFAIR AND REGRESSIVE SUPPORTS PRICE TRANSPARENCY BY ALL HOTELS CLICK HERE┬áto download PDF of the CHTA Rejects Booking.com Commissions as Grossly Unfair and Regressive press release. Many Caribbean hotels are reconsidering using Booking.com as a result of the new commission policy which […]

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CARIBBEAN HOTEL AND TOURISM ASSOCIATION RECOGNIZES INDUSTRY EXCELLENCE

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MIAMI (July 10, 2019) – St. Maarten hotel association executive Wyb Meijer, Aruban guest experience supervisor Berlinda Engelhardt, and Puerto Rican Security Supervisor Luis de Jesus were named among three Caribbean tourism industry stakeholders who have exemplified excellence across the region’s bread and butter industry. Meijer, Executive Director of the St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade […]

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CARIBBEAN TOURISM’S BEST PRACTICES SHINE AT CHIEF AWARDS

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MIAMI (June 28, 2019) – Leading tourism stakeholders from the Bahamas and St. Lucia took top honors at the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) annual Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) Awards Celebration before a packed house last week at the Hyatt Regency Miami. Hotels, attractions and tourism stakeholder organizations from throughout the Caribbean […]

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BARBADOS CULINARY TEAM TOPS TASTE OF THE CARIBBEAN COMPETITION

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MIAMI (June 26, 2019) – Barbados was named the Caribbean National Culinary Team of the Year, while Jason Thomas Ao of the Cayman Islands was crowned Caribbean Chef of the Year when the 2019 Taste of the Caribbean competition results were announced last night at Hyatt Regency Miami. Taste of the Caribbean featured 14 Caribbean […]

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CARIBBEAN CHEFS TO BATTLE FOR PORK PRIDE IN MIAMI

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Time to get crackling at Caribbean305 MIAMI (June 20, 2019) – Which Caribbean destination serves the best pork shoulder? Attendees at Caribbean305, South Florida’s premier Caribbean cuisine and culture celebration will soon find out as top regional chefs battle for porcine supremacy when they compete at the “2019 Contemporary Caribbean Individual Street Pork Competition” or […]

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ANTICIPATION BUILDING FOR TASTE OF THE CARIBBEAN MIAMI COOK-OFF

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MIAMI (June 19, 2019) – The region’s leading culinary professionals are gearing up for the much-anticipated Taste of the Caribbean event hosted by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) at Hyatt Regency Miami, June 21-25, 2019. Held in conjunction with the association’s annual industry conference, the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) from June […]

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CHTA NAMES JOHN BELL 2019 CARIBBEAN ICON OF HOSPITALITY

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MIAMI (June 2, 2019) – Veteran tourism executive John Bell will receive the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) Icon of Hospitality Award at the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF), taking place at the Hyatt Regency Miami, June 21-23, 2019. The Trinidad-based Bell, CHTA’s first executive director, was the guiding force of the CHTA […]

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CARIBBEAN TOURISM IS ROBUST AND RESILIENT

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CHTA’s Director General Advises Investors: Greater Collaboration From Public and Private Sectors Needed to Increase Tourism Growth MIAMI (May 31, 2019) – Frank Comito, CEO and Director General of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) , reassured investors that it was a great time to be in the tourism industry, which continues to be […]

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CARIBBEAN305 RETURNS TO MIAMI THIS SUMMER

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A celebration of the culinary, spirits and cultural wonders of the Caribbean coming to Mana Wynwood, June 22 MIAMI (May 16, 2019) – South Florida’s premier Caribbean culinary and cultural celebration, Caribbean305, returns to Miami on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Mana Wynwood, a new location for the annual event. Featuring flavors from more than […]

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TRAVEL GURU DOUG LANSKY TO HEADLINE CARIBBEAN FORUM IN MIAMI

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MIAMI (May 14, 2019) – Travel expert Doug Lansky will keynote the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) event at Hyatt Regency Miami, June 21-23, 2019. The annual event, now in its fifth year, welcomes more than 400 hospitality and tourism professionals from the Caribbean and The Americas and features expert speakers and presenters on […]

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