caribbean hotel and tourism association


In San Juan, the Caribbean Comeback on Full Display

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 […]


New Chief Executive Officer for Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association

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 […]


Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Names Emil Lee New President

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 […]


Trinidad's Stephen Cadiz Suggests Regional Forum on Tourism

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 […]

CHTA Names New Director of Operations

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 […]

Caribbean Mourns Dick Doumeng, Veteran Hotelier in St Thomas

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 […]

Op-Ed: Working Together to Promote the Caribbean Tourism Brand

By Richard Doumeng Op-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 […]


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