Caribbean In-depth Report: Caribbean tourism robust, but growth is slowing even as inter-regional and LATAM travel gain strength                                                            

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) teamed up with travel intelligence specialist ForwardKeys to produce an in-depth study of air traffic and the tourism prospects for the region. “A data-based approach to destination promotion and management will be foundational for a sustainable, resilient and profitable future for the region’s tourism sector,” commented CHTA President […]

CHTA asks Canadian Government to reverse harmful COVID-19 travel requirement

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has asked the Government of Canada to reconsider new pandemic testing rules that will strain already stressed Caribbean public health systems and cause further damage to the region’s economy. “This policy is creating challenges and places even greater economic hardship on the people and governments of the Caribbean […]

Tourism group cautions Caribbean governments on raising air passenger duties

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is strongly urging Caribbean governments to consider carefully the impact of leveling high air travel-related taxes and fees on travel demand as the struggling island nations wrestle with balancing budgets. CHTA’s Director General and CEO Frank Comito, speaking last Friday following the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Aviation Day […]