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Ernest Dwight

A long-standing Trustee of the Foundation, Ernest worked tirelessly to fundraise for the Education Foundation for the past twenty years.  He has been committed to the education, training, and development of Caribbean nationals.  Separately, he has volunteered his time and dedication to building schools in Haiti for over a decade. His personal donation is dedicated to supporting scholarships and training programs for those most in need with the intent of improving their future prospects and personal development.

Karolin Troubetzkoy

A past President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, Karolin has served as the Chairperson of the Education Foundation since 2018. She relentlessly advocates for hospitality training and career advancement opportunities for Caribbean hospitality professionals. Passionate about destination stewardship and emphasizing the importance of building resilience and preserving our marine environment, Karolin not only talks the talk but also walks the walk. Her personal donation is dedicated to supporting special scholarships and training for those aspiring to careers as dive masters, dive instructors, and specialists in reef life renewal, marine biology, and coral nursery management.

Support Caribbean Education Through Private Donations

Become a CHTAEF Patron

Step forward as a beacon of hope and progress in the Caribbean educational landscape by becoming a CHTAEF Patron. With an annual donation of between $1,000 and $5,000, you can join the ranks of our esteemed patrons. As a patron, your generosity will be publicly recognized (unless you prefer to remain anonymous) in the CHTA Newsletter and on our website, marking your profile as a committed supporter of educational advancement.

Friends of the CHTAEF

Join the Friends of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Education Foundation and make a difference with every contribution. We welcome and value every donation, big or small, as each plays a crucial role in supporting our mission. Donations outside the specified patron tiers directly support the general scholarship fund. Every donor is celebrated in our press releases, newsletter, and website, showcasing your commitment to nurturing educational opportunities across the Caribbean.

Why Give?

Your donations go directly to supporting scholarships, training programs, and educational resources that empower our students and educators. By investing in education, you are helping to shape a brighter, more prosperous future for the Caribbean region.

How to Donate?

Donations are easy and tax deductible. 

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Maximize Your Impact with Tax Benefits

Unlock significant tax advantages by contributing to the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Education Foundation, a registered entity with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service under the 501(c-3) tax exemption status. Governed by a dedicated Board of Trustees, your donations not only enhance educational programs but also provide you with notable financial benefits under this esteemed classification.