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.
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association announced that Alec Sanguinetti is retiring as director general after 19 years in executive positions with the organization and 52 years as one of the tourism industry’s top airline and hotel executives. Richard Doumeng, president of CHTA, said that a search committee is being formed to find a replacement for Sanguinetti who will step down as of January 31st, 2013 following Caribbean Travel Marketplace.
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has entered into a Strategic Partnership with Henkell & Co., a long established and award-winning producer of quality European wines. The agreement will provide CHTA members with access to Henkell &Co. quality brands.
As The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) Marketplace closed its doors for the 30th time last week, the Caribbean is now preparing to reap the rewards of its premier marketing event.
The strong interest in the United States Virgin Islands was encouraging for the territory’s team at this week’s 30th anniversary staging of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) Caribbean Marketplace in the Bahamas.
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association recently wrapped up the 30th edition of Caribbean Travel Marketplace, which was held at the Atlantis, Paradise Island. The region’s premiere marketing event saw a 17 per cent increase (over 2011) in buyer companies with 142 in attendance, 11 of which were from Russia, as well as an increase in buyer delegates which totaled 344 versus 314 in 2011.
Members of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives have elected a new leadership team and board of directors to guide regional association executives for the next two years. CSHAE executives also hammered out a strategic plan for the region’s hotel associations.
Resort Inventory Group now represents over 50 condo-hotel and destination resorts throughout Florida, the Bahamas and Caribbean for which they contract rental of vacation inventory through established membership-based travel companies, providing “opaque” distribution channels without conflicting with rate parity from other hotel distribution sources.
Sunset Resorts is offering savings and rewards for groups along with their ideal accommodations catering to incentive, meetings and conventions, girl’s getaways, family reunions, destination weddings and more. For small and large groups, receive free hotel room stays, private check-in, welcome drinks and gifts, coffee breaks, cocktail hour, and discounts on spa treatments.
Eversave, the third largest daily deal site in the U.S., has expanded its Eversave Travel site to include features from highly rated resorts and hotels in the Caribbean island region. The travel site, which has been part of the daily deal travel marketplace for the past six months, has already generated over 15,000 incremental room nights for its partners.