Benefit From a Culture of Continuous Learning

Written by OBM International Fast-paced and fiercely competitive, the hospitality industry demands its professionals to stay on top of the knowledge and skills relevant for their work while providing excellent service to your guests making them want to return time and time again. The best way to provide this exemplary service is to target the […]

Learn More About CHTA’s Exclusive Travel Insurance Offer for Member Hotels

Through CHTA’s partnership with Trip Mate’s TripAssure division, CHTA Members now have an exclusive Travel Protection Plan which includes a Pre-Existing Medical Conditions waiver. The ability to offer your guests travelers insurance, directly on your booking path, provides your hotel unique benefits: You get more direct bookings because guests are less hesitant to make the […]

The USAID Caribbean Clean Energy Program (CARCEP) Energy Benchmarking Tool Goes Live

The CARCEP Energy Benchmarking Tool is now live and available for CHTA member access on the CHTA website. This web-based tool has been developed under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Program (CARCEP), to offer Caribbean hoteliers a way to measure and compare their energy and water usage with similar […]

New CHTA Members, April – May, 2017

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New Exclusive Member Discounts

Another successful Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) has come and gone, but some of the exclusive CHTA member discounts offered during CHIEF remain. Discounts on services from virtual reality tours, to free energy saving audits to eco-friendly roofing panels.           First View has created more than 850 virtual tours for […]

Grenada Artists Shine in the National Pavilion at Biennale Arte 2017

The warmth of the Caribbean spilled out of the Grenada National Pavilion and on to the Fondamente Zattere in Dorsoduro for the opening of “The Bridge”, an exhibition of art.  Joining 85 other countries,  Grenada’s second appearance in Venice for the 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia was a significant achievement. Milton […]

Congratulations to NEWH 2017 ICON of Industry

The Network of Executive Women in Hospitality has awarded Janice Feldman, a CHTA Allied Member,  with the NEWH 2017 Icon of Industry Award. This is only the twelfth ICON award bestowed in the organization’s thirty-seven year history and will be formalized at a gala event at BDNY in New York City this fall. Janice Feldman, […]

Regional Tourism Industry Set to Take Centerstage at UNWTO Global Conference in Jamaica

The regional tourism industry is set to take centerstage during the UNWTO, Government of Jamaica and World Bank Group Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, November 27-29, 2017. Speaking at a press conference on June 6 at the Consulate General of Jamaica during Caribbean Week […]

CHTA Celebrated its First Caribbean305

Caribbean305 is the newest addition to the Taste of the Caribbean week-long activities. Taste of the Caribbean is the region’s premier culinary competition and forum for food and beverage professionals. Caribbean305, which took place on Saturday, June 3rd at Jungle Island,  is a culinary and cultural celebration of all things Caribbean. To the delight of […]

Barbados Hotelier Named President Elect of CHTA

Leading hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass is the new President-elect of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). The Group General Manager at Ocean Hotels in Barbados, Mrs. Affonso-Dass was elected to the important leadership role on June 2nd at the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s AGM, held alongside the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) and […]