First-Ever Sustainable Energy Roadmap for the Caribbean Launched

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has received recommendations for reaching an ambitious regional target of 48% renewable energy generation by 2027. The Caribbean Sustainable Energy Roadmap and Strategy (C-SERMS) Baseline Report and Assessment, released today by the Worldwatch Institute, also suggests a 33% reduction in the region’s energy intensity. Achieving these sustainable energy goals would result […]

2016’s Authenticity Leads to 2017’s Sustainability

Written by OBM International We observed 2016 express itself as a year that travelers demanded authenticity from the hospitality industry. This includes the traveler seeking a real destination experience that exudes the respective culture, an expectation that the property is nestled into the environment rather than on top it, as well as special attention to […]

It’s Good to be a Member

New CHTA Exclusive Member Discounts Taking advantage of exclusive CHTA Member discounts is a  great way to start off the new year. All of these discounts are available exclusively to members in good standing. If you are interested in offering a Member to Member exclusive benefit send an email with the details of the offer […]

Lessons Learned from Dealing with Zika

By El Conquistador, A Waldorf Astoria Resort Last year Puerto Rico’s tourism industry was affected by Zika more than any country in the Caribbean.  El Conquistador decided to take various steps to help overcome the negative publicity of Puerto Rico and provide peace of mind to customers.  We decided that communication to guests and public […]

Sojern’s Top 4 Marketing Best Practices for Making the Most of 2017

By Ashley Procevait, Sojern Sojern shares the top tips for your digital marketing campaigns in 2017, making it a breeze to draw guests to your destinations this year: 1) Don’t Wait Did you know that 39% of North American Q1 travel searches are for spring and summer travel? Planning for spring and summer travel starts […]

Resolutions to Serving our Customers Well

Written by Ainsworth Spence, FleetFare Despite our specialized expertise, we always trusted our instincts to make right decisions based on what we did successfully in the past. For 2017, just trusting our ‘gut’ won’t cut it, but what we hear and what’s in our hearts are very important. Delivery of excellent customer service is simply […]

New CHTA Members Only Section!

The CHTA Members Only section is getting an upgrade!  February will come with changes as CHTA will launch a brand new Members Only section within the CHTA website. The top features to look for are: Comprehensive Knowledge & Data Center: Organized by type of report and destination specific where applicable, in our expanded Knowledge and Data […]

New CHTA Members of 2016

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association is proud to have welcomed 80 new members to the CHTA Family in 2016. Get to know our new members by clicking on their home pages below. New Allied Members 100 Digital Creativity, Inc. 12 South International LLC  A.B Consulting  Adams Unlimited  Aqua Mania Adventures  Azuzoo […]