CHA Events for 2003

CHA holds a number of industry events annually that provide a forum to bring together all sectors of our membership and the industry at large to stimulate information sharing and networking among them.

The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference (April 1-3, 2003 / The Fairmont Southampton Hotel, Bermuda) is a private / public sector initiative to position the Caribbean as a prime investment opportunity. ItsÊ purpose is to highlight the attractive business and investment opportunities available in the Caribbean to upgrade and increase hotel and tourism facilities and services.
CHIC, the Caribbean Hotel Industry Conference (June 22-25, 2003 / Punta Cana, Dominican Republic) offers its hotel and allied members a forum for the exchange of information and ideas, for the conduct of Association business and for networking.
The Small Hotels Retreat is a custom-designed conference within the CHIC event that addresses the specific needs and concerns of the small hotel sector, properties with 75 rooms or less, which represent two thirds of CHA’s hotel membership.Ê .Ê In 2002, Small Hotels Retreat was successfully incorporated into CHIC 2002, combining the intimate atmosphere of camaraderie of Retreat with the impressive lineup of international speakers featured at CHIC.

Taste of the Caribbean 2003 (October 3-6, 2003 /Ê Montego Bay, Jamaica).Ê This is the premier food and wine festival in the region, combining demonstrations, tastings, seminars and workshops led by world-renowned experts.Ê Expand your horizons and improve your culinary skills.Ê Not just for professional chefs and cooks, ‘A Taste of the Caribbean’ is a gastronomic event for those that appreciate good cuisine, good wine, and even a good cigar.Ê Held annually.

Meanwhile, the Crystal Palm Awards of Excellence honors the Caribbean’s leading travel partners in the United Kingdom and Europe.