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Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Launches “Forward Together” Initiative

As the Caribbean tourism and hospitality industry continues to respond and adapt to challenges arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), the region’s leading association representing the interests of the private sector, has launched Forward Together, an initiative which encourages industry stakeholders to join their colleagues in supporting the […]

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CHTA President Predicts Rapid Return of Caribbean Tourism

Pablo Torres Salutes ‘Countless Health Heroes’

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (December 31, 2020) – Pablo Torres, the president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), predicted the Caribbean will see a return of tourism to the region, “faster than many parts of the world,” thanks to the protocols and partnerships implemented throughout the region […]

By |December 31st, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

Your Monday update – 9 Nov 2020

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
UK FLIGHTS FROM LONDON TO CONTINUE THROUGH TO END OF THE UK’S LOCKDOWN AND INTO 2021
JOHN’S, ANTIGUA (November 7, 2020) –The Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism and Tourism Authority are delighted to confirm that Virgin Atlantic will continue its services to and from the United Kingdom. The airline will maintain its […]

By |November 10th, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

Open for Business October 31st – Travel Requirements for St. Kitts & Nevis

Basseterre, St. Kitts (October 31, 2020) – As St. Kitts & Nevis welcomes visitors to its shores beginning today, this update provides additional information on changes to hotel properties to be used by visitors and a link to the Travel Authorization form to be completed by all visitors.

The Federation will observe a phased reopening with […]

By |November 2nd, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

GRENADA’S MINISTER IN SPANISH APPEAL

Grenada has launched another dimension to its Pure Grenada, Just For You campaign, a video in Spanish done by Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Climate Resilience, and the Environment Hon. Dr. Clarice Modeste-Curwen.

By |November 2nd, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

THE ISLANDS OF THE BAHAMAS ANNOUNCES UPDATED TRAVEL AND ENTRY PROTOCOLS

Mandatory Vacation-in-Place Requirement is Replaced by COVID-19 Health Insurance, Monitoring Procedures, and On-Island Rapid Testing for Those Staying Longer Than Five Days

NASSAU, Bahamas, October 31, 2020 – The Islands of The Bahamas today announced streamlined entry protocols that will enable visitors to better and more seamlessly enjoy The Bahamas vacation experience.

Those who booked travel […]

By |November 2nd, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

TRAVEL ORGANIZATIONS TEAM UP TO OFFER TRAVEL PROTECTION AT CARIBBEAN HOTELS

MIAMI, Florida (September 18, 2020) – U.S. travelers to the Caribbean can breathe easier thanks to a new partnership between the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and Trip Mate, offering travel protection if the unexpected happens with a visit booked at participating member hotels.

Trip Mate, one of the global leaders in administering protection […]

By |October 1st, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|
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    Cut passenger taxes on air travel to compete, IATA tells Caribbean governments

Cut passenger taxes on air travel to compete, IATA tells Caribbean governments

~Regional VP for the Americas, Peter Cerda, says some countries risk losing service once borders reopen if they fail to invest in airlines and other partners ~

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (13 may, 2020) – Describing travel as being in a “free fall” and the airline industry as being “bare bones” due to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19), […]

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    CARIBBEAN HOTELIERS INVEST IN DOWNTIME TO MANAGE CRISIS AND PREPARE FOR FUTURE

CARIBBEAN HOTELIERS INVEST IN DOWNTIME TO MANAGE CRISIS AND PREPARE FOR FUTURE

MIAMI (April 9, 2020) – The Caribbean tourism industry has a proven track record of bouncing back from crisis, often better and stronger, a message which resonated throughout the first in a series of online training programs being conducted by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) aimed at equipping the industry to cope with its […]

By |April 10th, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY MESSAGE FROM PATRICIA AFFONSO-DASS, PRESIDENT, CARIBBEAN HOTEL AND TOURISM ASSOCIATION (CHTA)

One of the themes for International Women’s Day 2020 is #EachforEqual.

The International Women’s Day website notes that the theme is drawn from the notion of “Collective Individualism”, noting that we are all parts of a whole where our individual actions, conversation, behaviors and mindsets can have an impact on our larger society and we […]

By |March 9th, 2020|CHTA-CTO News|0 Comments|