CHTA Extends Support in the Aftermath of Hurricane Beryl

President Nicola Madden Greig at the 2024 Caribbean MICE Exchange in Montego Bay Jamaica.

President Madden-Greig encourages continued travel to unaffected areas within the region The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is extending its sympathy and support to those affected by the devastating impact of Hurricane Beryl, particularly in islands such as Carriacou and Petite Martinique in Grenada, as well as Mayreau, Canouan, Union Island and others which […]

President’s Message June 2024

Dear Members, Partners, and Sponsors, As we reflect on the past few months, I feel immense pride in our industry and association with our accomplishments. During COVID-19, we adeptly transitioned our hallmark events online to sustain industry growth. The Caribbean continues to defy the odds and our region recorded in 2023, a In 2023, regional […]

CHTA Celebrates the Success of the Inaugural Marketplace Responsible Tourism Day

Team Caribbean Travel Marketplace dedicated their time to impactful community engagement in Jamaica.

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) celebrated a significant milestone with the launch of the first-ever Marketplace Responsible Tourism Day during this year’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Held on Thursday, May 23, 2024, the groundbreaking event showcased sustainable tourism development, focusing on giving back to local communities in the host country […]

Acting CEO Message | June 2024

As I settle back at my desk after a very productive and successful set of activities for and around Caribbean Travel Marketplace #42 in Montego Bay, Jamaica, this message provides an excellent opportunity to share with you – industry peer and a CHTA stakeholder – a few important points to ensure that you and the […]

CHTA Announces Second Cohort for Young Leaders Forum

S. Omega Simmons, Communications Manager, Turks & Caicos Hotel and Tourism Association and Owner/Director of SOS Media, was one of the recent graduates of the Young Leaders Forum. From left are CHTA’s Acting CEO and Director General Vanessa Ladesma; CHTA People Development Initiative Chair Paul Collymore; and CHTA President Nicola Madden-Greig in Miami in December.

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has selected an exceptional group of candidates for the second cohort of the Young Leaders Forum (YLF), Class of 2026. These distinguished individuals hail from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, The Bahamas, and Turks and Caicos.  The selection committee, comprising respected industry professionals including Sanovnik Destang, […]

CHTA Hails Success of Third Annual Caribbean Travel Forum

Logo for the third annual Caribbean Travel Forum in Montego Bay Jamaica, May 20, 2024.

The third annual Caribbean Travel Forum was a resounding success. The event featured insightful presentations and high-level panel discussions that explored Caribbean tourism performance, emerging trends, and future industry prospects.

ForwardKeys Partners with CHTA to Deliver Regional Travel Insights

ForwardKeys, a leading travel intelligence partner, and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) have joined forces to author an in-depth report on the state of Caribbean tourism. The report, unveiled at the Caribbean Travel Forum held in Montego Bay, Jamaica on Monday, offers a comprehensive analysis of the region’s performance and highlights critical trends […]