SAHIC, the Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference for Latin American and the Caribbean community, has announced its Virtual Conference for next October 5-6 th. Due to global travel restrictions and health authorities' recommendations to keep safe distancing measures, the annual event will be held on an online platform.
Spurred on by a 24 percent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a healthy 12 percent increase in tourist arrivals during the first quarter of 2019, according to statistics compiled by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO).
ISHC Rising Star Award goes to Playa Hotels & Resorts’ Youngest Director of Sales at the CHRIS Conference
The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) in partnership with the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) recognized Paola Gomez Lopez, Director of Sales of the Hilton La Romana, with the 2019 Rising Star Award Caribbean.
View by Peter Szabo – Senior Associate at HVS Hodges Ward Elliott
"Beyond ongoing operational measures, which in themselves may result in a permanent reduction in fixed costs, owners and operators are having a close look at how sustainable the allocation of risk and reward is in their relationships."
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), in partnership with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA), will be providing a platform for the region to address some of the most pressing issues facing Caribbean tourism at the region's premier conference on sustainable tourism development in August.
Each year, the International Luxury Hotel Association (IHLA) brings together hoteliers from all over the world to speak about current topics affecting the industry with tips and insights on building guest loyalty, increasing revenue, enhancing your hotel’s brand, and more.
Jamaica to host Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) in November 2019
Jamaica has been selected to host the next Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) on November 14-15, 2019. Co-sponsors Apple Leisure Group (ALG) and AMResorts will provide the conference venue, Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay and Secrets St.
"With every challenge comes opportunity. The opportunity in this very specific case is for HITEC to try and to do things they've not had the courage to do in the past. For a number of years there has been critique about the content and delivery style of the event and some questions about the quality/value of what is on offer."
By Kristina M. D'Amico – Director at HVS Miami
While last year's CHICOS focused on the Caribbean region following the immediate aftermath of the two devastating back-to-back hurricanes, this year's CHICOS theme, "A New Day in the Sun," discussed the positive attributes that stemmed from these tragedies of one year prior.
From managing your internal team to keeping your guests satisfied, there is a lot to do during the day-to-day operations at your hotel. Have you ever discovered substantial revenue opportunities, like an underutilized event space, but felt overwhelmed by the prospect of launching a daunting marketing campaign? What if you could follow four simple steps to promote your meeting space and instantly see results? Well lucky for you, increasing group bookings can be this easy through an integrated digital marketing strategy.
The start of November sees thousands of travel industry professionals from around the globe make the annual trip to London, to visit the World Travel Market (WTM) exhibition. WTM is one of Europe's biggest travel industry trade shows and always a huge event for us.
“How to attract tourists on Black Friday”. “Black Friday marketing strategies to attract guests” “Hotel occupancy strategy for Black Friday” Sound familiar? Are you guilty of having used any or all of these search phrases? For a small or medium-sized hotel owner, these are probably the most searched phrases on google this season.
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