Caribbean Travel Marketplace will take place at Baha Mar in the Bahamas in early 2020.
Speaking to reporters in the Bahamas yesterday, Frank Comito, chief executive and director general of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association, officially announced that the 38th edition of the show.
It will be held in at Baha Mar’s Performing Arts & Convention Centre from January 21st-23rd.
The event will be held in collaboration with the Bahamas ministry of tourism and the Bahamas Hotel & Tourism Association, with the support of the Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board and Baha Mar.
CHTA will continue to target emerging markets, building on its success in bringing 64 new buyer companies, including 18 new Chinese buyers, to its 2019 gathering.
Comito added: “We are thrilled to return to the Bahamas and in particular for this opportunity to showcase to the world’s travel industry the incredible destination of Baha Mar, and all the rich and diverse offerings of the Bahamas and the Caribbean.
“We have a long and successful history producing this event in the Bahamas, and we believe that 2020 will be another exceptional year,” said Comito, who was at the helm of the Bahamas Hotel & Tourism Association for over ten years.
Baha Mar is home to three global hotel operators, Grand Hyatt, SLS, and Rosewood, as well as more than 40 restaurants and lounges, the largest casino in the Caribbean, over 200,000 square feet of meeting space and more than 2,000 luxurious rooms.
Joining CHTA in announcing the 2020 venue, Bahamas minister of tourism and aviation, Dionisio D’Aguilar, commented: “We are delighted to once again host Caribbean Travel Marketplace.
“CHTA holds a special place in our heart here in the Bahamas and we cannot wait to showcase the wonderful strides that we have made across our islands expanding and improving our product, as well as the guest experience.”