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November 29 - December 1, 2023


CHIEF, the annual networking, education, and best practice sharing event in the Caribbean region, is back and better than ever! This year’s theme, “A New Era of Caribbean Tourism: Balancing Tradition, Technology, and Community,” promises to provide insights into the future of hospitality and tourism in the region. Come connect and learn from your peers and industry experts, actively participate in sessions, showcase your expertise and best practices, and engage at the Exchange Hub. This year’s session topics include:

  • Unlocking AI’s Tourism Potential
  • Future-Proofing the Hotel Industry: Innovating for the Global Traveler
  • Cracking the Digital Code: Boosting ROI Through Online Marketing Channels
  • Serving Up Success: Cultivating Future Hospitality Leaders

CHIEF is an investment in your career and offers an opportunity to build connections across the region and the globe. The CHIEF Awards, which recognize successful practices in sustainability, marketing, staff development, social responsibility, and tech transformation, underscore the Caribbean region’s dedication to industry advancement.

Meet us in Miami for CHIEF, November 29 – December 1, 2023, and shape the future of Caribbean tourism while balancing tradition, Technology, and community! Register today. 

May 9, 2023

LOCATION: Montego Bay, Jamaica

The Caribbean Travel Forum will take place on May 19, 2024. It will focus on the business of tourism in the Caribbean with specific topics such as multi-destination marketing, intra-Caribbean travel with emphasis on air connectivity, sustainability, technology innovation, labor market, taxation and linkages.

Captains of the travel industry, general managers, thought leaders and government officials will provide insightful and relevant information to the Caribbean Travel Industry including sharing global and regional travel industry data insight, as well as consumer and travel trends.

The keynote address will outline the important of the Travel and Tourism industry as one of the world’s largest economic sectors by international recognized tourism research body and will include industry trends and growth sectors.

The forum will kick off The State of the Regional Industry address by CHTA President, Nicola Madden-Greig, followed by a Keynote speaker then the CHTA Awards lunch to honor the CHTA Hotelier of the Year as well as the Destination Resilience Award.

A Private – Public Partnership discussion panel will discuss the most important issues to ensure Caribbean tourism remains the #1 warm weather destination while addressing some of the major potential headwinds.  This panel will include discussion on Multi-destination marketing, Intra-Caribbean travel with emphasis on air connectivity, new markets, public and private sector policies.

May 20-22, 2024

LOCATION: Montego Bay, Jamaica

The Caribbean’s largest and most important marketing event! Caribbean Travel Marketplace affords tourism suppliers the opportunity to meet face-to-face with wholesalers from around the world selling Caribbean vacation travel over the course of two days of business meetings.

This year’s event will be held in beautiful Montego Bay, Jamaica and will showcase all Caribbean destinations.

Besides event on the convention floor, activities include a Welcome reception and closing gala as well as opportunities to tour the island of Jamaica.

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April 22 - 23, 2024


The Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) is the Caribbean’s most noteworthy hotel investment conference.

Date TBA


All of the flavors of the Caribbean will be on full display and coming to Miami at Caribbean305. South Floridians will have the opportunity to savor all of the diverse gastronomic delights the Caribbean has to offer at one extraordinary culinary and cultural celebration.