In Memoriam

CHTA Mourns the Loss of Mr. Andre Niederhauser It is with great sadness that we share the news of the sudden death of Andre Niederhauser this past Tuesday, October 11th on a motorcycle accident in Panama.     Andre will always be remembered as a pioneer in Caribbean cuisine but more importantly his legacy will continue as […]

Top Trends in Designing for Luxury Travelers

Luxury travel is growing faster and stronger than ever before, outpacing projections of overall travel growth rates and growing fastest in the entire luxury goods and services industry. For those in the luxury hospitality industry, this is no surprise and great news! The luxury traveler, however, is known to be the most discerning guest and […]

Donate and Participate in The New York Times Travel Show

Don’t miss the opportunity to exhibit at The New York Times Travel Show, the largest and longest-running trade and consumer travel show in North America, taking place at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City, January 27 – 29, 2017. Resorts, hotels and attractions alike have the opportunity to donate auction items to […]

Think Blue: Finding Growth in the Caribbean Sea

Ours is a blue planet. Water covers over 70% of the Earth’s surface, and the ocean economy drives global trade, annually contributing around 3% or US$ 1.5 trillion to global value added. What’s more, experts expect ocean-based industries to double this contribution to global GDP within the next 15 years. But this growth comes at […]

New Member Spotlight

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New Leadership in ASONAHORES

Joel Santos Echevarria was appointed President of ASONAHORES The Dominican Republic’s Hotel and Tourism Association (ASONAHORES) has named Joel Santos Echevarria its new president. The election was held during the organization’s annual general meeting this week. Echevarria has previously served as president of the association and has served on its board since 2012. Since 2007, he […]

A Snapshot of the State of Tourism in Curacao

CHATA offered an update on the hotel performance and state of our tourism industry calling for all partners to work together in order to achieve an increase in occupancy and room nights at its third quarter Member Meeting. Edward Suares (CTB) gave an update on the ‘’Right Now in Curaçao’’ campaign explaining the progress that […]

Puerto Rico’s Top Tourism Employees Receive Industry Awards

The Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association recently held its premier awards event that acknowledges the industry’s top employees, supervisors, and managers in the hotel, casino, restaurant, and allied partner categories throughout the island. The event was held in the Grand Ballroom of the Condado Plaza Hilton Hotel. During the ceremony, winners of the Member […]

Haiti Continues to Receive Visitors for Business and Leisure

The Ministry of Tourism of Haiti, the Haiti Tourism Association (ATH) and the National Network of Solidarity Tourism Operators (RENAPROTS) wishes to express their sympathies to all the victims of Hurricane Matthew that severely affected the southern peninsula of Haiti and to inform all international partners and persons interested in visiting their beautiful destination of […]