New, daily nonstop flights have been announced to the popular Bahamas beach destination Nassau Paradise Island. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) 30th annual Caribbean Marketplace is currently underway at the Atlantis Resort, with hundreds of delegates meeting for business.
Online travel company Expedia revealed that it has achieved significant growth for the Caribbean region in 2011, with notable room night growth to Curacao, Turks and Caicos, Barbados, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. In the first three quarters of last year, revenue generated through Expedia by hotel partners in the Caribbean grew 8% in comparison with 2010.
InterContinental Hotels Group is expanding its budget Holiday Inn brand to the Caribbean with the opening of the Holiday Inn Resort Aruba and the Holiday Inn Resort Bridgetown Barbados.
1-800-Registry has announced that it specializes in destination weddings and honeymoons, with specific expertise in the Caribbean islands. Committed to helping couples plan their dream weddings and honeymoons to perfection, 1-800-Registry’s passionate team of wedding and travel experts bring over 175 years of experience to the bridal industry to help make a couple’s destination wedding and honeymoon a dream come true.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of the Caribbean and Mexico continue to provide luxury travellers with the finest resort facilities and personal experiences. With the return of Dorado Beach in Puerto Rico and multi-million dollar renovations in San Juan.
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association has appointed Allen Chastanet as its regional vice president. Chastanet, who left his post as tourism minister for St Lucia in November, will support the association’s advocacy programs and will be responsible for St Lucia and its neighbouring islands.
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary, a landmark Golden Jubilee, in 2012 and has commissioned HCP/Aboard Publishing, Custom Publishing Division of The Miami Herald Media Company to write and print a commemorative book about the history of the Caribbean hospitality and tourism industry titled From Pirates to Hoteliers, which will be released during the business sessions at the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference (CHTIC), taking place in San Juan, Puerto Rico in April 2012.
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) has announced that the anticipated Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Conference (CHTC), due to take place June 1-3 in Barbados, has been cancelled because registration numbers have been too low.
Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association President Josef Forstmayr intends to make airline lift and taxation two of the many issues for discussion at the upcoming inaugural Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Conference (CHTC).
A host of the Caribbean’s most influential tourism players are attending the WTTC Global Tourism Summit in Las Vegas, reflecting the buoyant mood within the region. Delegates include Alec Sanguinetti, Director General, Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association.
Key players from across the region have been in attendance at the 15th annual Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Nearly 400 delegates joined the debate, with representatives from over 23 Caribbean countries, the United States and United Kingdom all on hand to discuss the future of the industry.
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association has honoured Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, with a Special Appreciation Award for its outstanding contributions to the region as the company celebrates 35 years of leadership in the vacation ownership industry.