Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) President Karolin Troubetzkoy sees Germany and other European countries as a region with untapped potential for many Caribbean destinations and is advocating for open skies and ease of travel restrictions to stimulate arrivals.
The board of directors of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association has officially ratified Karolin Troubetzkoy to take office immediately as president of the association. Her term had been expected to begin June 2016. She will serve as CHTA president through June 2018.
Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association president Emil Lee has enhanced his executive committee by adding three Caribbean tourism industry professionals who will serve as regional vice presidents during his presidency. Lee has appointed Sanovnik Destang, executive director of Bay Gardens Resorts in St. Lucia, Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, founder of Bedford Baker Group in the Bahamas, and Warren Binder, president Creative Travel Consultants in Florida.
Video: Emil Lee, general manager of Princess Heights Hotel, St. Maarten, has taken over the reins as president of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association. He will hold the position for the next two years and has vowed to strengthen the National Hotel Associations around the Caribbean community to help grow tourism to the region. Watch his inaugural address here.
Caribbean Travel Marketplace will return to Puerto Rico Jan. 28-30, 2015 where the region’s largest and most important marketing event will be held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan for the first time since January 2010.
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) will conduct its first hospitality and tourism conference since 2007 under the banner of the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Education Forum (CHIEF).
Jamaica is showcasing some of its spectacular tourism offerings this week as Montego Bay plays host to the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association’s premier tourism marketing event, Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2014. The marketplace, which is expected to attract 1,200 delegates, is being hosted at Montego Bay Convention Centre, which was named Caribbean’s Leading Meetings & Convention Centre in 2013 by the World Travel Awards.
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association has elected Emil Lee to take over the helm of the organisation. Lee is currently president of the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association, general manager of Princess Heights Hotel and co-operator of Atlas Construction Company in St.Maarten.
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association has named hospitality industry leader Jeff Vasser to the position of director general. Vasser joins the CHTA after serving since 2002 as the president of the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority. He assumes his new post on November 18th.
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) has named hospitality industry leader Jeff Vasser to the position of Director General/CEO of the organization. He assumes his new post on November 18.
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the organization’s position of Chief Executive Officer, with responsibilities for the overall operation of the Association.
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has announced that Vanessa Ledesma will assume the role of director of operations, a new position with responsibilities for overall day-to-day oversight of the Association.