Ewald Biemans Honored by HSMAI and National Geographic

Amidst the glittery backdrop of New York City on February 21, 2017, the hospitality world’s best work and brightest minds were honored as the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) presented the 60th Annual Adrian Awards. Ewald Biemans, owner and CEO of the CHTA Member Hotel Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort was recognized with […]

Max Loayza Named Food and Beverage Director of Four Seasons Resort Nevis

Four Seasons Resort Nevis welcomes the appointment of Max Loayza to Director of Food and Beverage of the Caribbean resort. Since taking on the position, Max has overseen the Resort’s top-rated, gourmet culinary program, focusing on fresh, locally sourced ingredients and creativity.    “We are glad to welcome Max back to the Four Seasons family,” […]

Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort Appoints New Managing Director

Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort in Saint Lucia, has appointed industry-veteran Scott Seger as the resort’s new Managing Director. As Managing Director, Seger will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of Windjammer Landing as well as overseeing the marketing and sales efforts of the resort where more than US$40 million has been invested in renovations […]

CHTA Members win World  Boutique  Hotel  Awards  2016

The  winners  of  the World  Boutique  Hotel  Awards  2016 were  announced at  the glittering Awards ceremony held at the Merchant Taylors’ Hall, London. The Caribbean winners are: Secret Bay Hotel in Dominica won the World’s Best Boutique Hotel Award Hamanasi Adventure & Dive Resort, Belize – The America’s Best Beach or Costal Boutique Hotel Tiamo […]

Local Measure Wins the Phocuswright Emerging Innovator Award

Sydney-based CHTA Member, Local Measure, a leading location-based social platform for hotels and the tourism industry, won the award as top innovator among emerging companies at The Travel Innovation Summit. Each year, dozens of innovative companies are selected to demonstrate groundbreaking applications and solutions that are set to change the travel industry. The winners represent […]

Springer Humbled by Independence Award

“It’s been an incredibly fascinating and rewarding journey.”That’s how outgoing Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) Sue Springer sums up her journey in the tourism industry. Springer, who has worked in the sector since 1972, was among 50 Barbadians who received the Barbados Jubilee Honour last Friday night during the […]

CHTA Member Awards and Accomplishments

Caribbean Hotelier of the Year, Adam Stewart, recognized with Order of Distinction in Jamaica Sandals Resorts International chief executive Adam Stewart has been awarded with the Order of Distinction (Commander Class) for outstanding contribution to Jamaica’s tourism and the hotel industry. The Order of Distinction is a national honor bestowed by the government of Jamaica […]

USVI’s Tommy Star Awards Gala Honors Richard Doumeng With Award of Excellence

Richard Doumeng, managing director of Bolongo Bay Beach Resort was honored with the Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association’s (USVI-HTA) Award of Excellence at the annual Tommy Star Awards Gala.  Mr. Doumeng is CHTA’s current chairman, past president and has served on our board since 1992. His dedication to CHTA and to his industry has […]

Happy Anniversary OBM International!

For 80 years OBM International has been turning architectural dreams into living, breathing, enduring history. In 1936, Wilfred Onions and Valmer Bouchard joined together to fulfill an epic vision which has changed the face of the Caribbean and blazed a trail for sustainability throughout the region.  OBM International, Mr. Bill Bissell in particular, have been […]