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CHTA is providing members a newly launched weekly webinar series called “CHTA Live: The Resilience Series”.  Webinars on this series provide practical content to support your strategies for recovery; join the interactive discussions and exchange with industry professionals.  #CHTALive. 

 

July 2: Guest Assurance and Insurance: Trip Mate Travel Protection Plan

Full presentations are available in the secured CHTA Membership Portal.

Please click here to view the video recording.

Please click here to view the Q&A from the webinar.

Presenter:
Leicia Savinetti, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Trip Mate


June 25: Return to the Skies: Emerging Airline Search and Booking Patterns for 2020 & 2021

Full presentations are available in the secured CHTA Membership Portal.

Please click here to view the video recording.

As travelers begin to search, plan and book, what does the data tell us and how should that factor into decision-making by destinations and hotels?
Join us for a deep dive and analysis into the latest data by the leading traveler intelligence experts Forward Keys presented by: Olivier Ponti, Vice President – Insights

Hear from two of the Caribbean’s public and private sector leaders as they share their views and engage in an insightful dialogue in response to the data presented by Forward Keys.

Panelists:
– Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar, Minister of Tourism and Aviation, Commonwealth of The Bahamas
– Simon Suarez, Vice President Institutional Relations and Projects, Grupo Puntacana
– Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, Principal Partner, BedfordBakerGroup


June 18: Smart Ways to Reach the American Traveler in a Post-Covid Era

Full presentations are available in the secured CHTA Membership Portal.

Please click here to view the video recording.

Insights on digital tactics & tools to build direct business & customer loyalty

Moderator: Richard Williams, CEO, Richard Williams & Associates

Panelists:
• Melissa Biggs Bradley, Founder & CEO, Indagare
• Vivian Mur, Director of Sales – Leisure Markets, Adara
• Jeffrey Pankey, President, Figment Design
• John Saldat, Major Account Executive, Revinate


June 11: Travelzoo Data Download: A Caribbean Travel Update

Full presentations are available in the secured CHTA Membership Portal.

Please click here to view the video recording.

– What Are Travelers Saying About the Caribbean?
– What Experiences Are They Interested In?
– What Will Motivate Them to Buy?
– How Might Booking Patterns Look Like in the Future?

Panelists:
Lara Barlow, General Manager, U.S., Travelzoo
Frank Comito, CEO & Director General, CHTA


June 4: European Marketplace: New Opportunities For Your Recovery Plans

Full presentations are available in the secured CHTA Membership Portal.

Please click here to view the video recording.

Moderator:
Carol Hay, CEO, McKenzie Gayle Limited & Representative of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation Chapter UK & Europe

Panelists:
Manuela Hörl, Product/Marketing Specialist Caribbean Island, DER Touristik Deutschland GmbH – German Market

Sander Langeveld, Owner & Managing Director, GlobActive – Benelux Market

Karin Gert Nielsen, CEO, Atlantic Link – Scandinavian Market

Virginie Le Norgant, Associate Director, GroupExpression – French Market


May 28: Marketing For Business Recovery

Panelists: Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, Diamond PR, Discover Puerto Rico, and Hartling Group

Full presentations are available in the secured CHTA Membership Portal.

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May 20: US Traveler Intentions Pulse Survey: Impact of COVID-19

Panelists: MMGY Global

Full presentations are available in the secured CHTA Membership Portal.

Please click here to view the video recording.


May 7: Staying Sane in an Insane World

Panelists: A.B Consulting, Curaçao Hospitality & Tourism Association, Innergy, and Turks & Caicos Hotel & Tourism Association

Full presentations are available in the secured CHTA Membership Portal.


May 1: Return to the Sky: Global and Regional Airlift Outlook

Panelists: interCaribbean Airways, International Air Transport Association, JetBlue Airways, and United States Virgin Islands

Full presentations are available in the secured CHTA Membership Portal.


April 22nd: Covid-19 and Insurance Claims: What You Need to Know

Panelists: Commonwealth of Dominica, International Insurance Loss Consultants, and The Islands Claims Consultancy.

Q&A can be found here.

Full presentations are available in the secured CHTA Membership Portal.


April 16th: HR Strategies and Solutions to Support Business Continuity

Panelists: Commonwealth of Dominica, International Insurance Loss Consultants, and The Islands Claims Consultancy.

Q&A can be found here.

Full presentations are available in the secured CHTA Membership Portal.


April 8th: Debt Restructuring: Planning Now for Long Term Survival

Panelists: Bay Gardens Resorts, Caribbean Development Bank, K&L Gates LLP, and Luxe Capital Americas.

As many businesses look at various what if scenarios and how to survive and manage cash flow for what may be a protracted period of slow recovery, they need to be well-prepared as they determine the best refinancing arrangements to seek and how to make their case to a financial institution. This week’s webinar served as an excellent primer to wrap your thinking around this important topic.

Q&A can be found here.

Full presentations are available in the secured CHTA Membership Portal.


April 3rd: Covid-19 Impact: Data Insights Now and Into the Future

Panelists: ADARA, Ocean Hotels, STR, Tourism Analytics, and World Travel and Tourism Council.

Full presentations are available in the secured CHTA Membership Portal.


February 4th: Mitigating the Impact of the Coronavirus on Caribbean Tourism and Residents

  • Understanding the Threat
  • Advancing Proactive Measures by Destinations, Companies, Employees, Travelers
  • Utilizing CARPHA’s Resources and Confidential Reporting System

Presenters:

  • Dr. Lisa Indar, Assistant Director and Head, Tourism Health Program, CARPHA
  • Dr. Stephanie Fletcher-Lartey, CARPHA Consultant, Health Information, Communicable Diseases & Emergency Responses
  • Frank Comito, CEO & Director General, CHTA (Moderator)