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Miami’s Big Caribbean Cook-Off

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Some of the Caribbean leading culinary professionals are gearing up for the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean event. The big Caribbean cook-off will take place June 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency Miami. …

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CHIEF Hospitality Conference Returns for Fourth Year

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The fourth annual Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum is slated for June 22-24 at the Hyatt Regency in Miami. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, which puts on the Miami-based conference, says unity and innovation will …

CHTA Marketplace Coming to Jamaica in 2019

 By Alexander Britell SAN JUAN — The Caribbean’s biggest travel conference is coming to Jamaica. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace will be held at Jamaica’s Montego Bay Convention Centre from Jan. 29 to Jan. 31, 2019. …

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 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello addresses attendees at CHTA Marketplace By Alexander Britell SAN JUAN — There was even Despacito. A fanfare-filled opening ceremony kicked off the 2018 edition of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace …

 Above: Jeff Vasser By Alexander Britell MIAMI — Atlantic City tourism official Jeff Vasser will be the next CEO of the Miami-based Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association, Caribbean Journal has learned. Vasser has served since 2002 as president of the …

 Above: Emil Lee (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association has named St Maarten hotelier Emil Lee its president-elect for 2014 to 2016, the association announced Wednesday. Lee is the president of the St Maarten Hospitality …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — Echoing the recent call of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Minister Stephen Cadiz suggested Thursday that the Caribbean’s political leadership hold a …

 Above: the Atlantis resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association has named Vanessa Ledesma its director of operations, the organization announced Friday. Ledesma will have responsibilities for the day-to-day oversight of the association. She will …

 Above: Dick Doumeng By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean is mourning the loss of Dick Doumeng, the owner of the Bolongo Bay Beach Resort on St Thomas, who passed away earlier this week. Doumeng, who was 78, passed away …

 By Richard DoumengOp-Ed Contributor 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). It’s also a time of continuing challenges for tourism in the region. A prolonged state of economic uncertainty in the world. Airlift issues …