Facing the Food and Revenue Challenge in the Caribbean

In the hospitality industry, Food and Beverage (F&B) is considered an expense, a marketing strategy and an indispensible part of the vacation experience. It also makes up to 20 percent of all hotel revenue. Consequently, hotel executives have begun to view their full-service restaurants as a way drive new clients and incremental revenue to their […]

Cuban and CHTA officials Assert Smart Partnerships Key to Growing the Caribbean Brand

The President of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA), Karolin Troubetzkoy, joined by several members of CHTA’s executive committee and prominent regional hoteliers, visited Cuba for meetings with Cuban and international officials during the UNWTO and FITCuba events held in Havana between May 2-6. Troubetzkoy applauded Cuba’s Minister of Tourism Manual Marrera Cruz, on […]

‘Taste Of The Caribbean’ 2016 To Present Eclectic Menu Of Training Opportunities For Food & Beverage Professionals

Food and beverage professionals, managers and students from all facets of the culinary trade will have the opportunity to strengthen their skills and build industry knowledge through the educational programs presented June 7-8 at this year’s Taste of the Caribbean (#CHTATaste2016). Each session will be conducted by leading industry culinary professionals ready to showcase the […]

Ticket Sales for Taste of the Caribbean – Special Member Discount!

Get ready to join Taste of the Caribbean’s celebration of Caribbean culture and cuisine at a special CHTA member discounted price. Click here to get $5 off the Taste Lunch and/or Dinner Competition Promo Code: CMB On Wednesday, June 8th prepare for a gastronomic delight! Experience the amazing dishes created by the 13 Caribbean national […]

CHTA Partners With Johnson & Wales University For Taste Of The Caribbean

CHTA has partnered with Johnson & Wales University as the Education Institution for Taste of the Caribbean. As part of this partnership, Johnson & Wales will be facilitating three of the educational sessions to be presented at the event. “We truly value our partnership with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, and are proud to […]

Don’t Forget To Show Your #IslandPride2016

Show your love for your favorite culinary team by displaying your island pride on social media. Download the official Taste of the Caribbean badges here. On social media, be sure to use the badges and the hashtags #IslandPride2016 and #CHTATaste2016.  

CHTA Recommends Public-Private Sector Solutions To Regularize the Sharing Economy

CHTA is counseling the National Hotel and Tourism Associations and Governments of the Caribbean to work together to address the challenges and opportunities presented by the rapid rise of the online vacation home rental industry and other sharing economy businesses fueled by hosting platform companies like Airbnb and Uber. CHTA released The Caribbean Sharing Economy […]

CHTA Annual General Meeting Scheduled June 9, 2016 In Miami

CHTA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place after the CHTA Board of Directors meeting on June 9, 2016 from 10 – 11 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Miami in Florida. During the AGM, the membership will be electing the five Vice Presidents and the Treasurer to serve with CHTA President Karolin Troubetzkoy for the […]

CHTA’S ‘CHIEF’ Slated For Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2016 Highlighting Technology, Operations, Sustainability & Sales & Marketing Tactics

Following the success of the inaugural Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) last year, CHTA has scheduled CHIEF to return to El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in Puerto Rico, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2016. This year’s program will expand its educational offerings by incorporating a Technology track in addition to sessions in […]

Caribbean Travel Marketplace Returns To The Bahamas, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, 2017

CHTA’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace, the region’s largest and most significant marketing forum, will return to The Bahamas for the second consecutive year when the event is staged from Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, 2017 at Atlantis, Paradise Island. CHTA will offer a full day of professional development opportunities for attendees on Jan. 31, 2017. The […]