3 Ways To Create A Destination Hotel

Written by OMB International  What’s the point of traveling to a destination, if you stay at a hotel that cuts you off from the real spirit of the country? When choosing a destination for weddings and meetings, many travelers search for a hotel that has a strong reflection of the local culture. Local scene-setting in […]

$85,000 Raised at the New York Times Travel Show Auction

The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Education Foundation (CHTAEF) conducted its annual fundraising event at this year’s New York Times Travel Show 26-28 January.  The auction raised nearly $85,000 from the generosity of more than 85 hotels around the region, who donate hotel stays to be auctioned. These funds, combined with the donations from the Foundation’s […]

Exclusive CHTA Member Rates at the Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon Hotel

During your next stop over in Miami, use this exclusive CHTA member benefit and stay at the Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon Hotel for 25% off their best available rate. Complimentary Airport Shuttle: 15-20 Min 5AM-1AM Complimentary in room Wi-Fi Room Service options State of the Art Fitness Center Restaurant, New Bar-Lounge, Pool Bar, Cafe […]

Create Romance Vacations That Play To Your Strengths

By Warwick Paradise Island – Bahamas Couples seek the perfect location as the backdrop for a destination wedding, marriage proposal or romantic getaway. With 30 destinations and thousands of hotels, the Caribbean provides unlimited options which make it difficult to stand out and find your niche in this lucrative market. Our advice is to create […]

Michelin-Star Chef Roberto Allocca visits the Caribbean for a Culinary Extravaganza

As part of the resort’s series of Delicious Journeys and with the commitment to provide   diverse gastronomic experiences in the Caribbean, Eden Roc at Cap Cana will be hosting Chef Roberto Allocca from Relais Blu for a culinary residency this February, inspired by his restaurant in Capri, Italy. Beginning with “Amore on the Coast”, a […]

Love is in the air: How One Caribbean Resort is Catering to Romance

By Valentines Resort With its secluded beaches, warm weather and spectacular scenery, the Caribbean has long been a favorite destination for couples. Whether they’re modern-day lovebirds bogged down by the hustle and bustle of everyday life and looking for an opportunity to reconnect or newlyweds just beginning their journey, couples have been and continue to […]

An Insurance Policy for Coral Reefs

Written by Jake Kheel, Grupo Puntacana Foundation When we think of natural ecosystems, we rarely imagine them as fixed assets, much less resources that deserve an insurance policy. Recently, however, partners in Cancun, Mexico announced a new insurance policy for the nearby coral reef. The policy used a new and innovative financial model to confront […]

Pure Grenada Implements 24 Hour Marriage License

Deciding to get married in another country is a special decision for any couple. One of the driving factors behind such a decision is the ease at which the process can happen in their favorite destination. Any serious destination wishing to remain competitive in the romance tourism sector needs to ensure it is competitive in […]

CSHAE Hosts Annual Leadership Conference Sponsored by ARDA ROC

The Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Leadership Conference, sponsored by American Resort Development Association – Resort Owners’ Coalition (ARDA-ROC), in Puerto Rico prior to the opening of Caribbean Travel Marketplace. Association executives from 13 hotel associations participated in the AGM and Leadership training including professionals from […]