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Taste of the Caribbean Awards

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Taste of the Caribbean is one of the most prestigious culinary awards in the region. The only culinary competition where chefs and bartenders throughout the Caribbean are able to compete with one another in one arena. The competition evaluates competitors on an individual and group level. Below is a list of the overall winners of […]

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A Celebration of Caribbean Unity and Excellence: CHIEF, Taste of the Caribbean and Caribbean305

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For the second time CHTA brought together three of its most popular events to Miami, in a celebration of unity, excellence and diversity. ┬áThe fourth annual Caribbean Hospitality Exchange Forum (CHIEF) once again brought together Caribbean hospitality and tourism industry to Miami on June 22-24, 2018, to face their common challenges and celebrate their triumphs […]

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The Caribbean Contemporary Cuisine Cookbook

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Over the last 20 years the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has sought to raise the profile of the Caribbean’s food culture. While many have explored the frontiers of contemporary Caribbean cuisine, both national and expatriate chefs, the concept of a unique, modern and accessible cuisine has never really taken hold in the minds of […]

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Bridging the Caribbean Skills Gap

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Written by Adriana Serna, Director of Communications, CHTA The viability and growth of any service-based company lies firmly on the shoulders of the people that provide that service. In few industries does the quality of the staff have such a direct impact on the bottom line as it does in the hospitality and tourism industry. […]

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TURKS AND CAICOS BAGS TWO INDUSTRY AWARDS AT CHIEF IN MIAMI

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MIAMI (July 4, 2018) – Tourism representatives from Turks and Caicos Islands captured two of four Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) tourism industry awards at the opening of the fourth Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) in Miami last month. Stacy Cox, Executive Director of the Turks and Caicos Hotel and Tourism Association, received […]

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IMPACT OF BRITAIN’S AIR PASSENGER DUTY SHOULD GUIDE CARIBBEAN TAX DECISIONS

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CHTA counsels high front-end taxes and fees discourage travel and have downside consequences BARBADOS (June 30, 2018) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) strongly urged Governments in the region to consider carefully the impact of leveling high air travel-related taxes and fees on travel demand as they wrestle with balancing budgets. “We recognize […]

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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO AND BAHAMAS WIN TOP CULINARY HONORS

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T & T Wins Top Team, Bartender, Best Non Alcoholic Drink and Beef Categories; Bahamas Takes Chef and Junior Chef of the Year Awards at Taste of the Caribbean 2018 MIAMI, FL (June 27, 2018) – Trinidad and Tobago is the Caribbean National Culinary Team of the Year. The team won top honors in the […]

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MIAMI CARNIVAL JOINS CARIBBEAN305 CELEBRATION THIS WEEKEND

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MIAMI (June 22, 2018) –┬áCaribbean305, the Caribbean culinary and cultural celebration with flavors from more than a dozen Caribbean nations, features a new partnership this weekend with the organizers of Miami Carnival. Through the partnership, Caribbean305 patrons will experience a robust infusion of entertainment in addition to sizzling flavors from 16 Caribbean destinations. A steel […]

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BARBADOS HOTELIER TAKES OVER AS NEW CHTA PRESIDENT

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MIAMI (June 22, 2018) – This morning Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass took up office as the new President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). Karolin Troubetzkoy, the regional trade association’s outgoing president, handed over the gavel to Affonso-Dass in an emotional transition at CHTA’s Annual General Meeting during which she was hailed for […]

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OUTGOING CHTA PRESIDENT HAILED FOR CONTRIBUTION

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MIAMI (June 21, 2018) – As the fourth Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) gets under way in Miami this weekend, the CEO of the Caribbean’s largest private sector organization is paying tribute to one of its leaders for uniting the region in the aftermath of last September’s hurricanes. Frank Comito, CEO and Director General […]

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