Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Reconstitutes Chain Hotels Forum To Focus On Regional Issues
Meeting Set for April 23 to Discuss Advocacy, Marketing, Human Resources, Environment, Airlines
Topics of discussion will include a region wide advocacy program to create awareness among Caribbean citizens and the governments about the importance of tourism to the local economies of the region.
“We are seeking closer integration between the chain hotels with properties in the Caribbean and CHTA for the benefit of all parties and will revisit common goals to protect the interests of hospitality and tourism companies in the region,” said Enrique de Marchena Kaluche, president of CHTA.
Companies expected to attend include: Accor Hotels, Almond Resorts, Altabella Hotels, AMHSA Resorts, Antilles Resorts, Bahia Principe Resorts, Best Western, Barcelo Hotels, Carlson Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Divi Resorts, Dreams Resorts, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Fiesta Hotels, Four Seasons, Hilton Caribbean, Hyatt Resorts, Iberostar Hotels, InterContinental Hotels, Kerzner International, Leader Hotels, LXR Luxury Resorts, Marriott & Renaissance Resorts, Occidental Hotels, Palace Resorts, Rex Resorts, Riu Hotels, Ritz-Carlton, RockResorts, Rosewood Hotels, Secrets Resorts, Sol Melia Hotels, Sandals Resorts, Starwood, SuperClubs, Viva Resorts and Wyndham Hotels.
For more information contact Tanya Lazarus at CHTA in Coral Gables, FL at 305-443-3040 or by e-mail at Tanya@CaribbeanHotelandTourism.com.
Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) aims to facilitate the full potential of the Caribbean hotel and tourism industry by serving members' needs and building partnerships in a socially responsible and sustainable manner. CHTA was founded in 1962; it is the voice of the Caribbean hospitality industry for the development of the region in the highly competitive and sophisticated environment of international tourism. Today, tourism is widely recognized as a pivotal industry in the economy of the region – and CHTA functions as the common denominator for this industry in a region of diverse nationalities, languages and styles, identifying mutual problems and marshalling the resources of the active and allied members to devise solutions. CHTA represents all facets of the hospitality industry with more than 750 member hotels and 525 allied members.
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