CHTA Education Foundation Poised To Provide More Scholarships and Local Training in 2020

Building on the success of its 2019 training initiatives, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) is planning to expand its hospitality training programs and scholarship support in the Caribbean this year. On the heels of a strong outcome at the annual New York Times Travel Show fundraising drive, for which CHTA member…

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Interval International and Member Resorts Donate Nearly Half a Million Dollars Over 15 Years to CHTA Education Foundation

Miami, FL, January 2020 – Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services, and participating member resorts donated $20,000 to the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) Education Foundation, raising the total to nearly half a million dollars to  support education and professional development over the last 15 years. The check was presented during the…

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2019 Auction Donors

Antigua Blue Waters Resort & Spa Blue Waters Resort & Spa Carlisle Bay Antigua Catamaran Hotel Curtain Bluff Hermitage Bay Siboney Beach Club Aruba Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa Marriott Aruba Resort Tropicana Aruba Resort and Casino (soon to be Eagle Aruba Resort & Casino) Bahamas Pelican Bay Hotel Barbados Accra Beach Hotel & Spa…

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2019 Training

The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Education Foundation conducted a number of training programs across the region in 2019. Here are the highlights. BARBADOS The support from our partners and donors allowed us to successfully deliver two workshops for members of the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association.   ST. KITTS & NEVIS Virgin Holidays and the…

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CHTA Members and Industry Partners Helping to Drive Support for the Abacos, Grand Bahama

MIAMI (September 4, 2019) – The Caribbean tourism industry and its many friends around the world are responding to the call for support for the storm ravaged islands of the northwestern Bahamas – The Abacos and Grand Bahama. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is appealing to its membership, travel industry partners, national hotel…

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More Barbados Stakeholders to Benefit from Tourism Training

CHTA Education Foundation and Virgin Holidays join to offer more “Development Days” MIAMI (April 4, 2019) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) has doubled the number of training sessions available for hospitality professionals in Barbados, following a surge in demand for the popular initiative, which is supported by Virgin Holidays. Respected…

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Swiss Hospitality School to Help Education Caribbean Professionals

Les Roches Global Hospitality Education partners with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation to provide scholarships MIAMI (March 28, 2019) – A prestigious Swiss hospitality school will provide partial scholarships for Caribbean nationals seeking undergraduate degrees at the elite tertiary institution. This follows the inking of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Caribbean…

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2018 auction donors

2018 Donors

NEW YORK TIMES TRAVEL SHOW DONORS The CHTA Education Foundation would like to thank the generosity of our Caribbean hotels who donated to this year’s fundraising action at the 2018 New York Times Travel Show.  Their support contributed nearly $85,000 to the Foundation which will be used to fund scholarships for full time study and…

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Interval International and its Resort Partners Support Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Education Foundation Hospitality Training & Development Program

Miami, FL, December 19, 2018 – Interval International, a prominent worldwideprovider of vacation services, and the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism AssociationEducation Foundation (CHTAEF) recently hosted three days of education workshops inAruba. The seminars, which were designed to provide training and development for thenearly 70 hospitality industry employees from 14 Aruba-based resorts who attended,were underwritten in…

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