The 2020 Caribbean Travel Marketplace has opened for registration. The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association, producers of the Caribbean’s largest and longest-standing tourism marketing event, has started its countdown for the 38th marketplace.
The city, represented by COTELCO Cartagena, has become the organisation’s 33rd destination and the first commercial association to join the regional association in more than 15 years.
Breaking Travel News speaks to Carol Rose Brown, director of the Jamaica Centre for Tourism Innovation, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre during Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2019. She tells us how the cultural history of Jamaica plays a vital role in its contemporary hospitality offering.
Breaking Travel News speaks to Godfrey Dyer, chairman of the Jamaica Tourism Enhancement Fund, during the Caribbean Travel Marketplace. He tells us how experiential tourism will boost both visitor numbers and revenue for the hospitality sector on the island.
Speaking to Breaking Travel News during Caribbean Travel Marketplace, Pamela Ewing, regional marketing manager for the Turks & Caicos Tourist Board, tells us about how the hospitality sector is developing in the destination. On the agenda are new hotels, growing airlift and an ever-increasing number of guests.
Having been recognised with the title of Caribbean’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre by the World Travel Awards, Karron Benjamin, interim general manager at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have won.
Speaking during Caribbean Travel Marketplace in Montego Bay, Jamaica, Jason Sharp, managing director of Coffee Traders Limited, tells Breaking Travel News how important the culinary offering of the island is to the hospitality sector.
Delia Bennett, sales executive, Jamaica & Bahamas, and Lisa Morales-Wilson, head of sales, Caribbean Airlines, speak to Breaking Travel News during the Caribbean Travel Marketplace. They tell us how important aviation is in the development and success of the hospitality sector in the region.
Mavoy Smith, director of sales for the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Jamaica, tells Breaking Travel News about the facility, what it offers to tourism in the Caribbean and how important it is to host events such as the Caribbean Travel Marketplace.