CHTA Congratulates George deMercado and Gladys Massagli for their Years of Service to CHTA

George W. deMercado, CHTA’s Director of Membership Development, was recognized for his countless contributions to the hospitality and tourism industry at the CHTA January Board Meeting. George is retiring this year after many years of contributing to CHTA’s growth and development. Despite retiring full time, George will continue to be periodically engaged with CHTA on […]

Karolin Troubetzkoy, St. Lucia, Elected CHTA President For Term Through June 2018

The CHTA Board of Directors officially ratified Karolin Troubetzkoy to take office immediately as President of the Association in advance of her term which would have begun in June 2016. She will serve as CHTA President through June 2018. Troubetzkoy was previously voted President-Elect in June 2015 but assumed the role of Acting CHTA President […]

Caribbean Travel Marketplace Attracts 19 New Buyer Companies

This year Caribbean Travel Marketplace attracted 19 new buyer companies as a result of our concerted efforts to target wholesalers in emerging destinations as well as tour operators specializing in niche markets. We were successful in expanding our existing portfolio of global operators and welcomed the following new companies: Bahamas – BahamaGo Belgium – ID […]

Join February’s Photo Challenge!

We want to keep the love going! Starting February 15th, the day after Valentine’s day, share one picture a day of all the ways we show love and appreciation in the Caribbean. February 15 – Your Customers & Guests February 16 – Your Team February 17 – The Environment February 18 – Your Community February […]

Baby Boomers: The Untapped Billion Dollar Romance Market

Romance travel is one of the travel industry’s fastest-growing and most profitable year round niches. Romance packages facilitate upgrades in rooms and services, often involve group bookings and come with the increased possibility of future stays. Fortunately, romance travel is about more than just weddings and honeymoons. Many romantic milestones are celebrated with trips abroad. […]