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Caribbean Travel Marketplace Holding 40th Edition in Puerto Rico 

 Anticipation continues to build for what will be the 40th edition of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference.  This year’s event will be held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan from Oct. 3 …

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A New Caribbean “Guide” for Coral Reef Restoration

 Healthy coral reefs aren’t just essential for the Caribbean ecosystem — they’re also vital for the Caribbean tourism economy.  That’s the impetus behind a major new guide for coral reef restoration specifically aimed at the Caribbean tourism industry.  The new “Guide,” …

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Caribbean Tourism Leaders Urge Hurricane Preparedness 

 The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association and the Caribbean Tourism Organization are urging the region’s tourism sector to step up its preparations for the 2022 hurricane season.  This year’s Atlantic Hurricane Season began June 1 and technically runs through Nov. …

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 The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace is making a comeback.  The popular industry event is set to return in October in San Juan, Puerto Rico, after having been canceled last year amid the pandemic. (A virtual version …

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 The Caribbean tourism industry is primed to “flourish” with a “strong winter rebound,” according to Nicola Madden-Greig, the new president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.  The pronouncement comes as the Caribbean continues to recover faster than any other …

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 The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has a new president.  The Miami-based regional hotel association has tapped Jamaican hotelier Nicola Madden-Greig to the role.  Madden-Greig is currently the group director of marketing and sales for the Courtleigh Hospitality Group in …

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 It was one of the first Caribbean destinations to reopen amid the pandemic. Now it’s leading the Caribbean’s tourism rebound.  The United States Virgin Islands, buoyed by its class-leading Travel Screening Portal, was the top performing destination I the Caribbean …

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 It’s been an issue in the Caribbean for years: air taxes.  But now, the tide seems to be turning, with the recent news that the Caribbean Community would be launching a review of taxes and fees on airline tickets in …

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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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 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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 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 …

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 The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has elected a new president, the regional tourism body announced this week.  The CHTA has elected Pablo Jose Torres Sojo as its next president, succeeding Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass.  Torres is currently the general manager of …

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 The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association is planning to hold Caribbean Travel Marketplace, the regional showcase of global leadership, diversity and resilience, in Spring 2021. The move from January – when the event is traditionally held – to April or …

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 By Joe Pike Although the coronavirus setback rebuilding efforts by the Out Islands of the Bahamas after the region was damaged by Hurricane Dorian in 2019, Kerry Fountain, executive director of the Bahamas Out Islands Promotion Board, said he doesn’t …