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Tourism Minister Anthony Mahler on What's Fueling Belize’s Hotel Boom

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Caribbean Journal Invest (CJI) recently chatted with Belize’s new minister of tourism to find out what the destination offers to hotel investors, as the Belize hotel pipeline continues to boom — most recently […]

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A “Post-Pandemic” Look at Caribbean Tourism

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The upcoming Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference will offer a “post-pandemic look” at the region’s tourism industry, organizers say.  The event, the brainchild of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, will be held virtually this year from May 11-14.  Buyers from […]

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The Cayman Islands Has a New Tourism Minister

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The Cayman Islands has named a new Tourism Minister, following the British Overseas Territory’s recent elections.  New Premier Wayne Panton has assigned MP Kenneth Bryan to the role, which includes the portfolios of tourism and transport.  Bryan succeeds longtime Cayman […]

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Caribbean Travel Marketplace Set for May

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One of the Caribbean’s top travel industry conferences is set for May.  The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference will be held virtually from May 11-14.  “Regional stakeholders should avail themselves of this special opportunity to improve […]


Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Launches New Regional Push

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As the Caribbean tourism and hospitality industry continues to respond to challenges arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has launched a new program the region adapt.  It’s called Forward Together, and it’s an initiative […]


Turks and Caicos Has a New Minister of Tourism

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Turks and Caicos has a new Minister of Tourism, following the swearing-in of new Minister Josephine Connolly. Connolly was appointed by new Premier Charles Washington following the British Overseas Territory’s recent election. “I am honored to serve the Turks and […]

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Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2021 Is Going Virtual

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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2021 conference will be held virtually.  The 2021 edition of what has long been one of the region’s leading tourism gatherings will be held online from May 11-14.  Marketplace organizers are […]


Caribbean Hotels Urging Canada to Reconsider New Testing Policy

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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association says it is urging the government of Canada to reconsider its new testing rules for return travel to the country. The rule, which took effect Jan. 7, requires all residents and travelers entering Canada […]


Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association CEO Steps Down

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The CEO of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, Frank Comito, has stepped down from the position.  The move comes after Comito helped guide the association through the pandemic, along with several devastating hurricanes and a number of other global […]

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CHTA: Caribbean Tourism “Will Rebound”

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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has an optimistic outlook for the recovery of the region’s tourism sector, according to new CHTA President Pablo Jose Torres Sojo.  Torres, who was speaking during a series of presentations to travel and tourism […]


Belize Has a New Tourism Minister

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Belize has a new Minister of Tourism, following the country’s recent general elections.  The country’s new top tourism official is Anthony Mahler, a previous Director of Product Development at the Belize Tourism Board.  “We are committed to recovering the tourism […]


St Vincent and the Grenadines Has a New Tourism Minister

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St Vincent and the Grenadines has a new tourism minister, following the country’s recent general elections.  The country’s new tourism chief is Carlos James, whose portfolio also includes Civil Aviation, Sustainable Development and Culture.  “I am looking forward to a […]


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