Caribbean Travel Marketplace Returning to the Bahamas


By the Caribbean Journal staff

The Caribbean’s largest travel marketing forum is returning to the Bahamas.

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace will again take place in the Bahamas in January 2017.

The event will take place from Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2017 at Atlantis, Paradise Island, where it was also held in 2016.

Next year’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace will be organized with the support of the The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Nassau/Paradise Island Promotion Board, Paradise Island Tourism Development Association and The Bahamas Hotel & Tourism Association.

“We are delighted to announce that next year CHTA’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace will once again be hosted here on our beloved Islands of The Bahamas,” said Joy Jibrilu, Director General, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism. “We look forward to welcoming back those delegates who joined us this year as well as inviting new travel partners to enjoy our hospitality and see firsthand the exciting new products and experiences which The Bahamas and the Caribbean offer.”

CHTA said it would be adding a number of new components to the event.

“With the support of The Islands of The Bahamas, we are enhancing the scope and impact of Caribbean Travel Marketplace, attracting new delegates and building upon the successful sales and marketing professional development sessions offered earlier this year,” said Karolin Troubetzkoy, president of CHTA. “Caribbean Travel Marketplace presents the best opportunity to generate last-minute seasonal business while setting the state for long-term business and enhancing the relationship between hoteliers and buyer companies.”