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Interventions Needed to Accelerate Caribbean Tourism’s Recovery

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MIAMI (June 6, 2021) – While Caribbean tourism industry stakeholders are encouraged by growing signs of a recovery on the horizon, and most businesses have reopened or are planning to, many tourism-related businesses will remain challenged to return to pre-pandemic employment and operation levels.   Lost revenue, little measure of recovery support and stimulus, coupled […]

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Experts to examine Caribbean tourism and economic recovery this Friday

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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 […]

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CHTA CELEBRATES THE LIFE OF ICONIC CARIBBEAN HOTELIER

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Tributes pour in following the passing of Professor Heinz Simonitsch, CD MIAMI (July 20, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) saluted legendary hotelier Professor Heinz Simonitsch, CD, who passed away over the weekend, as the foremost pioneer of sustainable tourism development in the region. “Professor Heinz was a pioneer in the industry […]

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EVERYBODY PROFITS FROM NONPROFIT TOURISM BODIES

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A joint editorial by Frank J. Comito, CEO and Director General, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA); and Brian D. Frontin, President, Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE) and CEO, Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants & Tourism Association (THRTA)

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CARIBBEAN HOSPITALITY YOUTH ENCOURAGE PEERS TO GET BEHIND COVID-19 DIRECTIVES

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By staying home today, we can travel tomorrow MIAMI (April 11, 2020) – Young leaders of the Caribbean tourism sector are throwing their support behind calls to heed the advice of public health officials to stay at home so that the region’s leading economic sector can rebound quickly once the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic […]

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APPEAL TO GROWING DIVERSE MARKETS PRESENTS REGION WITH TREMENDOUS UNTAPPED OPPORTUNITY

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Travel has now almost elevated to the ranks of being a God-given right, and all indications point to continued growth as incomes rise and the middle and upper-middle class grows, particularly in developing countries. Skift Research, drawing from data from the United Nations World Tourism Organization, estimated last May that over 500 million additional new […]

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Caribbean Flavors Took Over the 305

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Culinary enthusiasts, diaspora and hospitality industry professionals were treated to world-class culinary and beverage creations at the annual Taste of the Caribbean and Caribbean305 cultural celebration in Miami this summer. The two events comprised the region’s premier culinary competition, food and beverage educational exchange, and a growing Caribbean cultural showcase in the Diaspora. Hosted by […]

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2019 Taste of the Caribbean Winners

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 High-Resolution Images CARIBBEAN NATIONAL TEAM WINNER – CARIBBEAN NATIONAL TEAM Barbados   GOLD MEDALS Barbados Cayman Islands SILVER MEDALS Bahamas Bonaire British Virgin Islands Curaçao Jamaica Puerto Rico Trinidad and Tobago Turks and Caicos BRONZE MEDALS Belize Grenada St. Lucia Suriname   CARIBBEAN CHEF COMPETITION SPONSORED BY RAK PORCELAIN WINNER – CARIBBEAN CHEF OF THE […]

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Industry Readies for 2019 Atlantic Storm Season

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NOAA Predicts Near-normal 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Readiness Plans Should be Well Underway – Training, Stakeholder Meetings, Reviews of Policies, Stockpiling Provisions and Materials CHTA Updates Crisis Communications Guide Industry Hurricane Cancellation Guidelines for Hotels and Destinations See How Your Readiness Plans Stack Up Against Best Practices Insurance Readiness – Before and After TripMate Travel […]

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THE TRANSFORMATION OF LUXURY IN HOSPITALITY

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OBMI shares that the luxury travel sector continues to experience unprecedented growth, it is also evolving to meet the demands of those fueling the boom. There have been several studies about a new breed of luxury travelers seeking personal transformation and growth from their travels. What can hotels, and the travel industry as a whole, […]

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