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Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley to keynote CHTA Caribbean Travel Forum

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – Barbados’ Prime Minister Mia Mottley will kick off the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) 41st Caribbean Travel Marketplace when she presents the keynote address to the association’s second annual Caribbean Travel Forum on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at Sandals Royal Barbados under the theme “Tourism: The key driver of generational wealth for Caribbean nationals”.

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley

Beaches Resorts Releases New Sensory Guides Ahead of Autism Acceptance Month

MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA – Home to the Caribbean’s first advanced autism-friendly kids camps, and as the first all-inclusive resort company in the world to complete the rigorous International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) and Autism Certification, Beaches® Resorts expands its exemplary autism program with the release of all-new Sensory Guides. Carefully developed by the IBCCES and designed to allow caregivers and guests with cognitive disabilities to more comfortably navigate the on-resort experience based on specific sensory sensitivities, the Sensory Guides comprise extensive resort maps with public areas – such as the resorts’ many pools, dining spaces, and sports hubs – rated on a 1-10 scale of sensory stimulation.

CHTA Highlights Grenada as a Top Three Destination for Travel Recovery from the USA

St. George’s, Grenada – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), at their ‘2022 Performance and 2023 Outlook’ presentation on March 29, cited Grenada as one of the top 3 performers in terms of percentage growth of arrivals over 2019 figures from the USA. CHTA is the leading association representing the hospitality industry in the Caribbean. In her presentation, president of CHTA Nicola Martin Greg shared that as of March 2, 2023, Grenada recorded a 39% growth in visitor arrivals from the US market over 2019 figures with Curaçao and Antigua and Barbuda recording a 53% and 26% increase respectively. Grenada was commended for its outstanding efforts to maintain a safe, welcoming, and sustainable tourism industry in the face of global challenges.

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