Caribbean Travel Marketplace News
CTM’s Caribbean Travel Forum highlights industry issues
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association’s 40th Caribbean Travel Marketplace brought 700+ delegates from 25 buyer countries, including Canada, to Puerto Rico this week. For more in depth detail and analysis view our video interviews below.
Hurricane Fiona dampened but didn’t sink travel to Puerto Rico
Hurricane Fiona, a Category 1 storm that whacked the southwest corner of Puerto Rico on Sept. 18, was “a setback for us, but not a reset,” according to Brad Dean, CEO of Discover Puerto Rico.
Could “Dynamic Taxation” Help Caribbean Air Travel?
Could a new kind of “dynamic taxation system” fix the problem of high air ticket prices in the Caribbean? That’s the idea by Nicola Madden-Greig, the president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.
Hundreds converge on Puerto Rico for Caribbean Travel Marketplace
More than 400 buyers from 26 territories are expected to converge on Puerto Rico for the return of Caribbean Travel Marketplace, two years after the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) was forced to cancel face-to-face meetings owing to COVID-19.
VAST MAJORITY OF PUERTO RICO’S 18 GOLF COURSES OPEN AFTER HURRICANE FIONA
Most of Puerto Rico’s golf courses and resorts are fully operational following Hurricane Fiona’s landfall last week, welcome news for travelers to the Island this fall and visitors to next week’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace
Puerto Rico’s Caribe Hilton to host Monday’s Caribbean Travel Forum & Awards
As Caribbean tourism stakeholders make their way to San Juan, Puerto Rico for the 40th edition of Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) Caribbean Travel Marketplace, organizers are busy preparing for the Caribbean Travel Forum & Awards on Monday, October 3.
Anticipation builds for 40th Caribbean Travel Marketplace
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is reporting that registration for the highly anticipated 40th edition of Caribbean Travel Marketplace is outpacing expectations as regional suppliers and global buyers prepare for a return to in-person business development activities in the Caribbean next week.
The Caribbean’s biggest travel conference is set for San Juan, Puerto Rico next month.
This year’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace will run from Oct. 3-5 at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan.
Caribbean Travel Marketplace headed to Puerto Rico in October
Caribbean tourism stakeholders are abuzz at the announcement by the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association that its bedrock Caribbean Travel Marketplace will return on October 3-5.
Breaking Travel News investigates: The future of travel exhibitions in a post-Covid-19 world
Restrictions imposed due to the Covid-19 outbreak have dealt a crushing blow to the exhibition sector, with the triple whammy of curbs on flights, restrictions on mass gatherings and deferred investment decisions. Here Breaking Travel News examines which events have been cancelled, and which might be first to return
Louis Lewis, chief executive, Tobago Tourism Agency
Breaking Travel News chats with Tobago Tourism Agency chief executive, Louis Lewis, about the fantastic events programme the island has lined up for 2020 and how increasing airlift has led to record visitor numbers.
Colin James, chief executive, Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Speaking to Breaking Travel News during Caribbean Travel Marketplace, Colin James, chief executive of the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority, tells us what the destination has in store for 2020.