The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Education Foundation was established in 1986 as an independent non-profit organization offering tax-exempt status for donations. The charity offers scholarships and special assistance for the education of Caribbean tourism industry personnel and students pursuing tourism & hospitality careers. As part of its mission, the Education Foundation provides people throughout the Caribbean region with an awareness of the industry’s varied career opportunities, as well as technical and professional development.
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“I believe I would not be in the same spot I am now in my life if it weren’t for the CHTA Foundation. This foundation gave me the chance to pursue my goals and career as a chef by supporting me throughout my journey.” Druso Daubon, Puerto Rico
“Because of CHTA, I experienced so many different things, acquired Tourism and Hospitality knowledge, learned about so many things the hospitality world has to offer and made lifelong friends. Learning is such a powerful tool.” Nathalie Boston, St Maarten
“I expanded my professional network and skills, traveled and learned how food changes lives, and connected with students and chefs who were also positively impacted by CHTAEF.” Blaire Thompson, Bahamas
“Being the recipient of the scholarship grant from CHTAEF has enriched my life. … I am eternally indebted to CHTAEF for making my dreams a reality.” La Toya Wallace, Antigua and Barbuda
Thank you to all our supporters who bid on prizes generously donated by the following Caribbean hotels: