Category Archives: Tourism and Travel

Tourism bodies roll out hurricane recovery initiative

MIAMI: The Caribbean Tourism Recovery Fund, established by the nonprofit organization Tourism Cares and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), has collected more than US$275,000 in charitable donations to build long-term recovery and enhance the ability of hurricane impacted … Read More »

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Troubetzkoy is new St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association president

Tourism stakeholders in St Luica have elected Karolin Troubetzkoy to head the St Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA). Troubetzkoy, the immediate past president of Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and Executive Director of Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain … Read More »

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Destang bows out as tourism head in St Lucia

  ST. LUCIA – Outgoing president of the St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), Sanovnik Destang, who is reputed to be the youngest to date, has expressed his appreciation to the executive and membership of the trade association for … Read More »

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CHTA president welcomes Barbados’ first female Prime Minister

MIAMI– The resounding mandate that Barbados’ first female prime minister earned from the electorate is a vote of confidence for women in leadership throughout the Caribbean, says Karolin Troubetzkoy, President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), as she … Read More »

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Regional students contribute to CTO Hurricane Relief Fund

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: Students from St. Kitts & Nevis pursuing studies at the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies in Barbados have thrown their support behind the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s ongoing efforts to help Caribbean families … Read More »

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Culture, fashion, cuisine to delight the senses at Caribbean Week

NEW YORK: Vibrant colours, authentic cuisine and Caribbean fashion will be on display in the Grand Ballroom at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel as five Caribbean American designers and an exceptionally talented Caribbean chef will be featured during the Caribbean … Read More »

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Caribbean hoteliers must become GDPR complaint

MIAMI (May 25, 2018) – Caribbean hoteliers are being advised to ensure European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance. During a recent webinar hosted by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), Brian Kent, Chief Executive Officer and … Read More »

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Two million foreign vacationers visit Cuba in mid-May

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — The arrival of two million tourists to Cuba so far this year reflects the continued confidence of tour operators, travel agencies, airlines and vacationers in the Caribbean destination, according to a report on Monday by the … Read More »

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CAL launches “Caribbean Upgrade”

Caribbean Airlines launches “Caribbean Upgrade”, a new service where economy class ticket holders can bid for available Business Class seats on all eligible routes. Chief Executive Officer, Garvin Medera stated: “We are delighted to introduce the “Caribbean Upgrade” bidding option … Read More »

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Bahamas megaresort completes phased opening

NASSAU, Bahamas — Tuesday signified a momentous occasion in The Bahamas as the Baha Mar megaresort marked the completion of its phased opening, and the fulfilment of the resort development’s commitment to create the ultimate “luxury of choice” destination in … Read More »

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