The Caribbean’s leading travel conference is seeing a surge in buyer interest this year, according to the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.
The CHTA’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace begins Tuesday, with 15 new buyers from almost 12 countries having registered to participate in the event, which will take place at the Atlantis Paradise Island resort in the Bahamas.
Buyers are matched with Caribbean suppliers (i.e. hotels, tour companies and tourism departments) during the two-day program featuring thousands of appointments.
“Caribbean Travel Marketplace is a platform for our members to conduct and increase their business by meeting with buyers from all over the world,” said CHTA CEO Frank Comito. “We look forward to some very robust discussions in the Bahamas as we position the region as the best place in the world to visit for business or leisure.”
New buyers companies include DERTOUR/Fiesta Travel from Bulgaria; DELUXEA from Czech Republic / Slovakia; France’s Island Consulting and Spots D’Evasion France; Germany’s EWTC; Caribbean Blue from Ireland; Poland’s DERTOUR and Luxury Travel Management; Trelco Limited (IHG QATAR) from Qatar; Russia’s Luxury Resorts Collection; Solbooking and TUI from Spain; and Britain’s AZUZOO Limited, dnata and Love Holidays.
— Caribbean Journal Staff