Not a member yet? Click here to join CHTA.
National Hotel and Tourism Association
Antiqua aruba Bahamas_Hotel_TourismAssociation Barbados belize bermuda bonaire BritishVirginIslands Caymans Curacao Dominica DominicanaRepublica Grenada Guadalupe Guyana Haiti jamaica Martinique Mexico_Cancun PuertoRico StBarthelemy StKitts_Nevis StLucia StMaarten StMartin StVincent_Grenadians Suriname Tobago Trinidad Turks&Caicos USVI
Caribbean Travel Marketplace Goes Virtual in 2021

By Press PR | Marketplace, Press Releases | 0 Comments

Expanded travel trade event will showcase the region’s diverse product offerings to the world   MIAMI (February 10, 2021) – For the first time in nearly 40 years, Caribbean Travel Marketplace, the premier annual gathering where Caribbean hospitality and tourism professionals meet with regional colleagues and international buyers and sellers, will be staged virtually.   The […]

Read More
CHTA Asks Canadian Government to Reverse Harmful COVID-19 Travel Requirement

By Press PR | Association News, Industry News, Press Releases | 0 Comments

MIAMI (January 9, 2021) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), which represents the Caribbean’s biggest industry, has made its case to the Government of Canada to reconsider new pandemic testing rules that will strain already stressed Caribbean public health systems and cause further damage to the region’s economy.   From January 7, 2021, Canada […]

Read More
CHTA Leader Frank Comito Transitions From Trade Association Leadership Role

By Press PR | Association News, Industry News, Press Releases | 0 Comments

Travel trade veteran Vanessa Ledesma takes over as Acting CEO and Director General MIAMI (January 4, 2021) – Frank Comito has stepped down as CEO and Director General of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) after guiding the association through the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, several devastating hurricanes and numerous global challenges impacting […]

Read More
CHTA President Predicts Rapid Return of Caribbean Tourism

By Press PR | Association News, Industry News, Press Releases | 0 Comments

Pablo Torres Salutes ‘Countless Health Heroes’ SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (December 31, 2020) – Pablo Torres, the president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), predicted the Caribbean will see a return of tourism to the region, “faster than many parts of the world,” thanks to the protocols and partnerships implemented throughout the region […]

Read More
Experts to examine Caribbean tourism and economic recovery this Friday

By Press PR | NHTA News, Press Releases, Uncategorized | 0 Comments

MIAMI, Florida (December 8, 2020) – Strategies for the quick recovery of Caribbean economies from the devastation wrought by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic will be discussed by regional and global stakeholders at a virtual forum hosted by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), and the Global Tourism Resilience […]

Read More
CARIBBEAN PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY LAUNCHES UNIQUE HEALTH ASSURANCE STAMP, AND MOBILE APP TO PROTECT TOURISM INDUSTRY

By Press PR | Health, Press Releases | 0 Comments

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago (October 20, 2020) – As part of its ongoing efforts to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and other public health threats, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is preparing to officially launch two important initiatives to protect the Region’s tourism sector and safeguard the health and safety of […]

Read More
VETERAN HILTON MANAGER NAMED NEW CHTA PRESIDENT

By Press PR | Association News, Press Releases | 0 Comments

MIAMI, Florida (October 16, 2020) – Puerto Rico’s Caribe Hilton general manager Pablo Jose Torres Sojo has been elected president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA).   A veteran of the hospitality industry, he takes over from Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass who for the past two years presided over the association, which represents the […]

Read More
CARIBBEAN TRAVEL MARKETPLACE 39 PLANNED FOR SPRING 2021

By Press PR | Marketplace, Press Releases | 0 Comments

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association exploring host destinations   MIAMI, Florida (October 13, 2020) – Caribbean Travel Marketplace, the region’s leading showcase of its global leadership, diversity and resilience in tourism, is being planned for Spring 2021, and organizers are seeking innovative ideas and expressions of interest from tourism stakeholders.   Karen Whitt, Chairman of Caribbean […]

Read More
CHTA EDUCATION FOUNDATION AND DOMINICA’S SECRET BAY TEAM UP TO SUPPORT HOSPITALITY TRAINING

By Press PR | CHTA Education Foundation, CHTAEF NEWS, Press Releases | 0 Comments

 MIAMI, Florida (September 13, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) and Dominica’s award-winning Secret Bay boutique resort are joining forces to support the professional development of the region’s hospitality workers.   All proceeds from the raffle of a five-night stay for two at the exclusive property will go toward providing […]

Read More
CHTA ONLINE ROUNDTABLES SEEK TO BUILD STRONGER CARIBBEAN TOURISM

By Press PR | Association News, Blog, Press Releases | 0 Comments

MIAMI, Florida (September 24, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is using online roundtable discussions as part of its wider efforts to help accelerate the rebuilding of the Caribbean tourism sector and to ensure the region emerges from Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) stronger than it was before the pandemic brought the lifeblood […]

Read More