Written by True Blue Bay Boutique Resort With over twenty years in the hospitality industry and having experienced over 12 hurricanes between them the owners of True Blue Bay Boutique Resort in Grenada have these 7 tips to help you weather any inclement weathers: Stock up before hurricane season If you wait to purchase your […]

Living on Water: Are You Ready to Weather a Storm?

Written by KAYFLO It is that time of the year again, Hurricane season. During this period lasting from June till November, the Caribbean basin is crossed by 8 hurricanes on average every year and some of us can already feel the consequences. Two weeks ago (2 July), there was a flooding in Southern Belize following […]

In a Storm, Depend on Safety Not Luck

Written by Jamaica Inn, Leila Love, EHS Manager The NOAA 2017 Atlantic Hurricane season forecast is above normal activity with 11 – 17 named storms and 5 – 9 Hurricanes predicted. They even forecast 2 – 4 Major Hurricanes. The islands of the Caribbean have to use this information to actively prepare.  We at Jamaica Inn in […]

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New Members – June 2017

Extend a warm welcome to our new CHTA members who have joined in the last month. We look forward to meeting you all in our upcoming events and engage with your online.  Know anyone interested in membership? Have them contact Martha Valdivia at Remember to always CHECK CHTA FIRST when looking for a vendor […]

CHTAEF-Haiti Project Donates to Ecole Technique Frere Andre Guimond (ETFAG)

The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) is proud to see the extension of its multi-year funding efforts to educate Haitian youths. A result of the CHTAEF Haiti Project (completed in 2016), the high school in La Vallee has welcomed the creation of a specialist unit to teach Culinary and Hospitality knowledge & […]

Redesigning and Rebuilding: Jungle Bay’s Hurricane Resilience

Written by OBM International Tourism development in the Caribbean is largely dependent on people associating the region with beautiful images of aqua blue waters and white sand beaches. However, in the Caribbean region, hurricanes are a fact of life, and when they hit they can cause significant destruction to land and properties. Caribbean hotel developers […]

CHTA Remembers… Raymond Joseph

Chefs, food aficionados and food & beverage industry professionals alike bid a mournful farewell to Chef Raymond Joseph who died of cancer over the weekend of July 8th. Members of the Trinidad and Tobago National Culinary Team, which Joseph formerly led, attended his funeral.  Born and grown in Snake Valley, Laventille, the youngest of five […]

Congratulations to Anguillian Scholar

Some two years ago, Ms. Kim Blaize who is currently employed at The Reef Hotel approached the Anguilla Hotel and Tourism Association seeking assistance to enroll into the Anguilla Community College, with interest to study Hospitality and Tourism Management. She expressed a burning passion to further herself and feed her ambition. At the time, she […]

Caribbean solidarity for Tourism Education in Haiti

On Thursday June 22, a ceremony was held at the Ministry of Tourism, where the Executive Council of Haiti Tourism Association (ATH) presented a symbolic check to the Minister of Tourism for the redevelopment of INFORHT (Tourism and Hospitality Training Institute) in Les Cayes. The funds were raised last November by CHTA in an action of […]