Crane Beach, St. Philip


Global and Local Marketing and Promotional opportunities

We facilitate marketing and promotional opportunities for our membership, through internal networking and working with our locally and international strategic partners, e.g., members meetings, website marketing and reservations, co-op marketing, trade shows, conferences and exhibition participation, collateral material.

Networking opportunities (It is WHO you know)

We host several events at which members can network with both public and private sector decision makers, e.g., general meetings, members mingles, networking cocktail receptions.  As a member you also get detailed mailing and contact information to key decision makers.

Access to local fiscal benefits designed for BHTA members

We negotiate fiscal concessions which are accessible to BHTA members ONLY, e.g., the TERF, Tourism Loan Fund, reduced VAT for hotel rooms, duty free allowances, land tax concessions, etc.

Tax rebates through the Tourism Development Corporation

Contributions to the Tourism Fund are eligible for tax rebates.

Discounts advertising rates in all BHTA endorsed publications

These include the official Barbados In-room Guide, Ins and Outs of Barbados, Barbados in a Nutshell, the Visit Barbados Guide, the BHTA Annual Report, and the BHTA Weekly Newsletter.

The BHTA Bi-Weekly Electronic Newsletter

An excellent source of industry insider information and statistics which also offers promotional opportunities.

Membership Website

Free link on BHTA website. Access to ‘Members Only’ information.

Online Reservations

Free listing on the official booking engine for Barbados www.BookBarbadosNow.com.

Automatic membership to the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association

This is available to Accommodation members only.  Non-accommodation members have the option of also accessing the benefits of CHA membership for a special fee of US$250.00.

Discounts from participating members of the Association

Includes restaurants, hotels, car rental, etc.

Labour Relations and HR Development

Extensive networking opportunities through participation in international events and conferences

Event planning assistance

Our in-house expertise is on hand to assist you with your event management needs: meetings, symposiums, training sessions, product launches, corporate events, private events, etc.

BHTA Medical Plan

All BHTA members have access to a medical plan which allows you to provide medical insurance coverage to members of your staff (minimum of 3) at preferential rates. 

BHTA Pension Plan

BHTA Accomodation members have access to a pension plan programmer, which allows you to provide pension plans to members of your staff at preferential rates. 

Seal of Quality Logo

Permission to use the BHTA's logo on letterhead to lend testimony of quality.



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