EPIC Opportunity For Climate Change Innovators

Climate change innovators in the region can access funding to develop their project through the World Bank’s Entrepreneurship Programme for Innovation in the Caribbean (EPIC). These innovations include clean technologies in energy, water, agriculture, transport, among other areas, that are designed to mitigate the effects of and adapt to climate change. “There are many opportunities […]

AMResorts Expands Sustainability With 6 New Rainforest Alliance Certified Resorts

AMResorts, a subsidiary of Apple Leisure Group, continues to grow its commitment to sustainable practices with six resorts achieving Rainforest Alliance certification this year alone: Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort, Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana, Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa, Dreams Los Cabos Golf Resort & Spa, Now Larimar Punta Cana and […]

New Member Spotlight

CHTA proudly welcomes the following new Members: Barnes Creative Studios – barnescreativestudios.com Melink Corporation – intellihood.com Soloricon Ltd. – soloricon.com El Secreto – elsecretobelize.com Fullerton Management Group – GetThePineapple.com Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa – seafireresortandspa.com SteadyVu, LLC – steadyvu.com The Cliff Hotel – thecliffjamaica.com For additional information and contact details for these companies, login […]

CHTA Member Awards and Accomplishments

Caribbean Hotelier of the Year, Adam Stewart, recognized with Order of Distinction in Jamaica Sandals Resorts International chief executive Adam Stewart has been awarded with the Order of Distinction (Commander Class) for outstanding contribution to Jamaica’s tourism and the hotel industry. The Order of Distinction is a national honor bestowed by the government of Jamaica […]

Get Ready for 2017!

At this time, all Members should have received an invoice for Membership Dues 2017.  Haven’t received it yet?  Email membership@caribbeanhotelandtourism.com and check to verify your member profile! Take a look below at the member benefits that are being offered for 2017! Apart from the work we do in advocacy representing the Caribbean travel industry in […]

The 7th Tourism Outlook Seminar (TOS) Comes to Jamaica

The 7th Tourism Outlook Seminar (TOS) takes place under the theme “Tourism: Navigating Global Changes for Continued Growth” from December 6 – 8, 2016 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre. TOS is a forum for Jamaican and regional tourism stakeholders to share ideas, examine best practices and discuss strategies for advancing Caribbean tourism. Speakers will […]

Boost Hotel Revenues with Outdoor Activities

By SteadyVu What makes a hotel stand out from others? According to Travel & Leisure Magazine, it comes down to three factors: a killer location, impeccable design, and the ability to bring something totally new to the table for guests to enjoy. Reviews on Trip Advisor.com further suggest that prospective guests’ most frequent requests when […]

Families Clamor to the Caribbean for the Holidays

By Catlyn Origitano, Sojern We may not want to admit it, but it’s time to look forward to the holidays and the burst of travel that comes with it. In order to take the temperature on Caribbean holiday travel, we here at Sojern looked forward to December travel planning from the US to the Caribbean, […]

USVI’s Tommy Star Awards Gala Honors Richard Doumeng With Award of Excellence

Richard Doumeng, managing director of Bolongo Bay Beach Resort was honored with the Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association’s (USVI-HTA) Award of Excellence at the annual Tommy Star Awards Gala.  Mr. Doumeng is CHTA’s current chairman, past president and has served on our board since 1992. His dedication to CHTA and to his industry has […]

CHTA Joins the International Monetary Fund’s 2016 High Level Caribbean Forum

The International Monetary Fund’s 2016 High Level Caribbean Forum brought together Caribbean prime ministers, finance ministers and central bank governors, donors, and representatives from international financial institutions and the private sector to exchange views on the unique challenges and opportunities for the Caribbean region. CHTA’s CEO, Frank Comito, was asked to participate in the panel […]