Education for Caribbean Youth

Written by Richard S. Kahn, Chairman, CHTA Education Foundation Once upon a time a young hotel employee contacted CHTA and asked: “Is there any way you can help me with my college tuition? I am a good hotel employee working behind the front desk and I want to learn more so I can help my […]

Curaçao’s Coral Restoration Foundation makes the Latinoamerica Verde Awards

Coral Restoration Foundation, Curaçao’s project has been selected in the top green projects for Latin America. According to Premios Latino America Verde the project is number 5 in the Ocean Category and number 222 overall. The third edition of Premios Latinoamerica Verde registered 1407 cases from 25 countries and 513 cities.  An international technical committee […]

Green Key’s Guide to Green Savings

Going green is still considered to be an expensive endeavor. However, when looking at the actual savings derived from sustainable practices, it turns out to be a real cost saver. Green Key compiled an overview of the most common energy, water and carbon dioxide saving practices in the travel and hospitality sector and their cost-effectiveness. […]

New CHTA Members Only Section Coming Soon!

The CHTA Members Only section is getting an upgrade! Later this year, CHTA will launch a brand new Members Only section within the CHTA website where members will be able to access a user-friendly member directory, update their company profile information and check on their membership dues status. This new portal will also include a […]

San Ignacio Resort Hotel in Belize Celebrates 40 years

Congratulations San Ignacio Resort Hotel! This CHTA Member is the longest standing hotel in San Ignacio Town celebrating its 40th anniversary, having officially opened to guests on August 17, 1976. To commemorate the event, the Hotel will launch several activities highlighting and celebrating its importance as a pioneer in the Belize hospitality industry. “Celebrating 40 […]

CHTA Member Honored by the Saint Lucia Government

The Saint Lucia government recently acknowledged the 50-year contribution of the Barnard family to the growth of the hospitality sector. The Government of Saint Lucia has paid tribute to a local family for its contribution to the development of Saint Lucia’s tourism industry. On Aug. 16, government officials led by Prime Minister Hon. Allen Chastanet, […]

New Member Spotlight!

CHTA proudly welcomes the following new Members. For additional information and contact details for these companies, login to the Members Only section of   If you have forgotten your access details, email: Hotel Members Alicia’s Inn Calibishie Cove Marriott’s Frenchman’s Cove Ocean Point Resort & Spa Allied Members A.B Consulting Adams Unlimited Aqua Mania […]

Curaçao Well Represented at Sabor Barranquilla

Dane Ribeiro Rodriguez of Curacao’s Culinary Team and Charlwin ‘’Broertje’’ Marshall traveled to Barranquilla, Colombia to showcase their culinary talents to thousands of visitors at Sabor Barranquilla. Sabor Barranquilla is an annual gastronomic event that started in 2008 that this year will take place from August 19th till the 21st.   In the final stretch […]

Barbados Brexit Symposium

On Friday 9 September, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus hosted a #BREXIT Symposium featuring a round table discussion with six panelists, including the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association’s Chairman, Roseanne Myers. What are the implications of this momentous decision for the world economy and for us here in the Caribbean?  Is […]

EDUCATION SELLS: How to Use Education Marketing To Increase Your Revenue

It is an age old adage: customers buy from people they like. While we don’t usually buy from people we dislike, there is one more dimension to this old saying. We buy from people we like and trust. Does this also apply when someone is deciding where to go on vacation? Absolutely. When a guest […]