CHTA Official Visits Dominica

Frank Comito, CHTA’s CEO, was the Keynote Speaker during the Opening Session at the Dominica Hotel & Tourism Association (DHTA) Annual General Meeting. While in Dominica he was able to visit the Coulibistrie Primary School, one of the educational institutions restored after last year’s Tropical Storm Earl brought five inches of mud and considerable damage […]

CHTA Officials Address Caribbean Tourism Industry Challenges

On August 4th, CHTA officials addressed the theme of Creating Success Amid Constant Change: The Caribbean Tourism Industry’s Challenge. The event was attended by Caribbean and diaspora press that  gathered at the Hyatt Regency Miami. Among the many issues addressed during the press conference, President Karolin Troubetzkoy, COO Vanessa Ledesma-Berrios and CMO Matt Cooper agreed […]

CHTA Elects New Slate Of Officers For 2016-2018 Biennium

CHTA elected a new slate of officers at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the Hyatt Regency Miami on June 9, 2016 to serve with President Karolin Troubetzkoy. The five Vice Presidents and Treasurer elected to serve the 2016-2018 Biennium include: 1st Vice President – Stuart Bowe, President, Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association and […]

Thank You Taste of the Caribbean Sponsors

We are very thankful to all the companies and individuals that sponsored the 13 national teams to participate in Taste of the Caribbean. Without your support, the teams wouldn’t have been able to make it to the competition. We are grateful for the companies that have helped us stage the event, including Interval International, Jetblue […]

Caribbean Hoteliers Up Your Game At CHIEF Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 In Puerto Rico

CHTA’s Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) brings together owners and senior managers from Caribbean hotels with top experts from companies which work with hoteliers to exchange ideas and share best practices. This year’s program will expand its educational offerings by incorporating a Technology track in addition to sessions about Operations, Environmental Sustainability and Sales […]

Caribbean Travel Marketplace Returns To The Bahamas, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, 2017

In case you missed it last month, CHTA’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace, the region’s largest and most significant marketing forum, will return to The Bahamas for the second consecutive year when the event takes place Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, 2017 at Atlantis, Paradise Island. CHTA will offer a full day of professional development opportunities on […]

Winners of Taste of the Caribbean

Once again Miami was the host city to Taste of the Caribbean, a culinary competition and professional development conference for food and beverage professionals. Thirteen Caribbean national culinary teams competed for the title of best in the Caribbean, and these were the results of this year’s competition: CARIBBEAN NATIONAL TEAM Winner: Trinidad & Tobago Gold: […]

U.S. Preclearance Coming to Punta Cana Airport

United States Customs and Immigration is bringing U.S. preclearance to the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana International Airport. The move, which was first announced last year, is expected to take effect beginning in May 2017. For more information, click here (Source: Caribbean Journal).