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    CHTA EDUCATION FOUNDATION POISED TO PROVIDE MORE SCHOLARSHIPS AND LOCAL TRAINING IN 2020

CHTA EDUCATION FOUNDATION POISED TO PROVIDE MORE SCHOLARSHIPS AND LOCAL TRAINING IN 2020

CHTAEF is preparing for a strong year of education and training.

MIAMI (February 15, 2020) – Building on the success of its 2019 training initiatives, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) is planning to expand its hospitality training programs and scholarship support in the Caribbean this year.

On the heels of a strong outcome […]

By |February 17th, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|
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    CARIBBEAN HOTEL ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES ELECT TRINIDADIAN BRIAN FRONTIN PRESIDENT

CARIBBEAN HOTEL ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES ELECT TRINIDADIAN BRIAN FRONTIN PRESIDENT

NASSAU, The Bahamas (February 15, 2020) – Trinidadian Brian Frontin is the newly elected President of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE).

Frontin, the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants & Tourism Association (THRTA) and the Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute (TTHTI), disclosed that human capital development, governance and sustainability are the priorities he will […]

By |February 17th, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

COMPETE CARIBBEAN – Call for Clusters CBT and Agritourism

Grand Funding Available for Tourism Cluster Proposals

AWARDS: USD100,000 TO USD400,000 IN
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS.
Call for tourism or agri-tourism clusters to increase spending on community-based experiences and sustainable food chains, with $400,000 in awards for grant funding.

The Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility (CCPF) in partnership with the Caribbean Tourism Organization is providing up to $400k in technical assistance […]

By |January 17th, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|
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    NEW YEAR’S MESSAGE FROM PATRICIA AFFONSO-DASS, PRESIDENT, CARIBBEAN HOTEL AND TOURISM ASSOCIATION (CHTA)

NEW YEAR’S MESSAGE FROM PATRICIA AFFONSO-DASS, PRESIDENT, CARIBBEAN HOTEL AND TOURISM ASSOCIATION (CHTA)

I especially love the turn of year as it provides a wonderful opportunity not just to look back and take stock of the year that has passed, but more importantly to look to the year that lies ahead.
By |January 6th, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

CARIBBEAN’S LARGEST TOURISM MARKETING EVENT ON TRACK FOR THE BAHAMAS

CHTA renews commitment to bring premier Caribbean travel and tourism marketing event to Baha Mar, Bahamas in 2020

MIAMI (October 24, 2019) – Citing the new tourism offerings in The Bahamas and throughout the Caribbean and the opportunity to showcase the nation of islands to the travel world following Hurricane Dorian, the Caribbean Hotel and […]

By |October 28th, 2019|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

CARIBBEAN HOTEL AND TOURISM ASSOCIATION AND THE NATURE CONSERVANCY FORGE TIES

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has teamed up with one of the world’s leading environmental organizations, The Nature Conservancy, to help create a more resilient Caribbean, where tourism thrives while communities benefit and natural resources are used sustainably.

“It’s a perfect match which brings together CHTA’s private sector members and The Nature Conservancy’s […]

By |September 10th, 2019|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR THE 2019 CHIEF AWARDS

Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) to recognize tourism best practices

MIAMI (April 2, 2019) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is inviting nominations for the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) Awards from the region’s tourism and hospitality sector as it recognizes outstanding initiatives that are making a difference in the industry.

The […]

By |April 3rd, 2019|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

A Saint Lucian taxi firm has become the first tourism taxi company in the Caribbean to be Hospitality Assured (HA) certified, an international certification programme for service excellence.

Holiday Taxi Limited is among a number of tourism enterprises in member countries of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) that recently completely the rigorous qualifying process towards certification.

The taxi company reported that the certification process significantly improved the knowledge and skills of its employees, who are now much better placed to strengthen its performance […]

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    CTO Secretary General Says Complacency Puts Caribbean People, Economies At Risk

CTO Secretary General Says Complacency Puts Caribbean People, Economies At Risk

CTO SECRETARY GENERAL SAYS COMPLACENCY PUTS CARIBBEAN PEOPLE, ECONOMIES AT RISK

~ Hugh Riley raised concerns during UNESCO’s tsunami awareness panel in Paris, France ~

PARIS, France (24 Oct. 2018) – Secretary general of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Hugh Riley has called on Caribbean states to take tsunami preparedness seriously, stating to do otherwise would put […]

By |October 25th, 2018|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

Five Allied Members Elected to Round Out CTO Board of Directors

Five candidates of diverse backgrounds out of a record number 13 were elected to represent the allied membership on the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) board of directors for the 2018-2020 term. The elections were held on 5 Oct. 2018 during the CTO’s State of the Tourism Industry Conference (SOTIC) held in the Bahamas.

The five […]

By |October 15th, 2018|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|