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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL MARKETPLACE TO WELCOME CHINESE BUYERS TO JAMAICA

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KINGSTON, JAMAICA (January 17, 2019) – For the first time in Caribbean Travel Marketplace history, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) will host a large contingent of Chinese travel buyers. Twenty companies will join more than 1,000 delegates registered for what promises to be a dynamic edition of the event slated for this month […]

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A NEW YEAR’S MESSAGE FROM PATRICIA AFFONSO-DASS, PRESIDENT, CARIBBEAN HOTEL AND TOURISM ASSOCIATION (CHTA)

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Caribbean Tourism: Adapting to Change As we look back over 2018 and look forward to the New Year, I am reminded of the C.S. Lewis quote: “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” Our region’s rich tourism past and our many successes have served us well, providing a sound foundation […]

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TRAVEL PARTNERS TRAIN CARIBBEAN HOSPITALITY SECTOR ON DIVERSITY

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MIAMI (December 16, 2018) – Recognizing the changing dynamics in the global tourism industry and the imperative to meet customers’ needs and expectations, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) in partnership with two of its corporate partners, Interval International and Virgin Holidays, has launched a new program to support the training and […]

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INCREASED AIRLIFT TO THE CARIBBEAN FUELS NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE REGION

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MIAMI (December 13, 2018) – The Caribbean’s private sector has a unique opportunity to generate strong profits in the new year with the unprecedented quantity of airlift coming into the region. Director General and CEO of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), Frank Comito, encouraged regional stakeholders to get ready for what the association […]

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CARIBBEAN TOURISM STAKEHOLDERS WORK TO PROTECT AND REGROW CORAL REEFS

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MIAMI (November 28, 2018) – Recognizing the environmental and economic value of healthy coral reefs, and the dangers posed by warmer oceans and more intense hurricanes, a group of tourism-focused organizations have joined forces to help protect and regenerate Caribbean reefs. The nonprofit Tourism Cares, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), and the Grupo […]

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CHTA PRESIDENT CALLS FOR GREATER INVESTMENT IN CARIBBEAN PEOPLE

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CAYMAN ISLANDS (November 27, 2018) – While millions are drawn to the Caribbean’s natural beauty and attractions every year, it is the creativity and warmth of the people that keep visitors returning, asserts Patricia Affonso-Dass, President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). Affonso-Dass, who will address this week’s 9th Tourism Human Resources Conference […]

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CARIBBEAN NOT TAKING FULL ADVANTAGE OF TOURISM’S BENEFITS, SAYS CHTA CEO

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Market power of the region to go on full display at Caribbean Travel Marketplace in Jamaica this January MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (October 31, 2018) – Empty hotel rooms are costing the Caribbean billions of dollars in economic opportunity each year, warned Frank Comito, CEO and Director General of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). […]

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CARIBBEAN LAUNCHES “THE RHYTHM NEVER STOPS” MARKETING CAMPAIGN

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Caribbean Tourism Organization and Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association partner on regional marketing MIAMI (October 11, 2018) – Inspired by the Caribbean’s sounds and sights, the region’s leading tourism entities have joined forces to launch “The Rhythm Never Stops” – a vibrant marketing campaign enticing travelers to revel in the Caribbean’s incredible natural beauty, diverse […]

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WORLD TOURISM DAY MESSAGE FROM THE CARIBBEAN HOTEL AND TOURISM ASSOCIATION

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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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CHTA ENGAGES ON RECOVERY PLANS AT CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE

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MIAMI (August 27, 2018) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) was out in full force recently for the second formal meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery. As this year’s hurricane season approached its peak months, a number of the Association’s senior officials were among more than 350 […]

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