CHTA Awards Recognize Resilience and Excellence in Caribbean Tourism

MIAMI, Florida (October 5, 2022) – In keeping with its commitment to advance the quality, sustainability and profitability of the tourism industry in the Caribbean, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has announced the winners of its 2022 Destination Resilience and Caribbean Hotel Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) awards. Caribbean tourism stakeholders gathered during CHTA’s […]

CHTA’s CHIEF Awards Open for Nominations

FORT LAUDERDALE (August 22, 2022) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has called for nominations for its Caribbean Hotel Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) Awards, which recognize best practices in four areas: business operations, human resources, sales and marketing, and sustainability. CHIEF awards honor and celebrate successful practices which CHTA member hotels and tourism-related […]

CHIEF’s Virtual Exchange Hub Promotes Hospitality Innovations

CHTA’s Caribbean Hospitality Industry and Exchange Forum (CHIEF) brought together key players in the hospitality and tourism industry throughout the Caribbean to enhance their sustainability and profitability. This year’s CHIEF featured 38 companies showcasing products and services catered to the hospitality industry. Out of the 38 exhibitors 19 participated in a new featured benefit offered […]

CHIEF 2018: Innovation through Unity

This year’s Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) will focus on how can the Caribbean hospitality and tourism industry can embrace innovation through unity. How can hospitality and tourism leaders in the region share best practices, market the region in a unified manner and support one another professionally? How can we innovate to move the […]

Mark your Calendar for CHTA’s Summer Events

Summer 2018 will bring the Caribbean hospitality and tourism industry back to Miami, for more networking, learning, delicious Caribbean cuisine and lots of fun surprises. The Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) June 22-24, 2018 Hyatt Regency Miami, USA CHIEF is the premier educational forum for Caribbean hospitality and tourism professionals. CHIEF is where […]

Training Opportunities Are More Accessible Than Ever

In June of 2017, CHTA will offer its members the ultimate hospitality training opportunity. For the first time, two powerhouse conferences are being offered concurrently in downtown Miami, covering gamut of training and educational opportunities for the Caribbean hospitality and tourism industry. Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) Areas of focus: Operations, Sales & Marketing, […]

New Dates, New Venue for CHIEF!

CHIEF is coming to Miami! In an effort to make the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum accessible to more members, CHIEF will take place on June 2-4, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Miami. Caribbean hotel owners and managers, along with leading providers of goods and services to the hotel industry, gather at CHIEF […]

CHTA Industry Awards and CHIEF Awards

On Sunday, October 2, 2016 CHTA celebrated its annual Industry Awards at El Conquistador, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in Puerto Rico during the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF). The recipients of these prestigious awards exemplify the best our region and our industry has to offer. The winners in each category are: INDUSTRY AWARDS Caribbean […]

CHIEF Keynote Calls for Investment in the Caribbean’s Human Resources

Gerard “Jerry” Inzerillo, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide, known for his innovations and relationships in the tourism, hospitality, and entertainment communities, called for an urgent investment in the next generation of Caribbean travel and tourism leaders to elevate service standards within the region. “We have the soul to do it – this region has soul […]