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Over 400 BHTA Members Trained in First Aid
Published on September 9, 2013
Just over 400 members of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) are now better equipped to deal with medical emergencies after participating in a Basic First Aid Training programme.

New VP and Chair of DTS Ready to Represent Members
Published on August 26, 2013
The recently elected Vice-President and Chairperson of the BHTA's Direct Tourism and Supporting Services (DTS), Geoffrey Roach and Nicki King, have hit the ground running.

BHTA Response to the 2013 Financial Statement and Budgetary Proposals
Published on August 15, 2013

The BHTA is appreciative of the measures in the 2013 Financial Statement and Budgetary Proposals directed at Tourism as they speak to many of the critical issues the Association has been lobbying for, for some time.


Minister of Tourism & International Transport to Address First BHTA Quarterly Meeting for 2013
Published on March 25, 2013
MINISTER of Tourism and International Transport, the Hon. Richard Sealy, will deliver the feature address at the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association’s First Quarterly General Meeting next Wednesday, March 27.

Over 100 BHTA Member Security Officers Trained
Published on February 1, 2013

Just over 100 security officers employed by members of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) have received some vital training thanks to the Association.


International Tourism Guru Philip Wolf for BHTA Conference
Published on January 28, 2013
Local tourism players will benefit from the advice of top international travel industry speaker, Philip Wolf, when the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) hosts a PhoCus Wright conference next month.

Barbados' Premier Dive Site to be Transformed Into Underwater Art Gallery
Published on January 4, 2013

Over the next four months, Barbados' premier dive site, the SS Stavronikita, will become a hive of activity as it is transformed into an underwater art exhibition by Austrian photographer, Andreas Franke.


Christmas Message from BHTA President
Published on December 19, 2012

I decided in thinking about what to write you in this message that rather than sharing my thoughts on the year that has gone that I would share with you a piece that I came across recently that I thought was very beautiful and that helped me to focus on the Real Meaning of Christmas. 


BHTA Fourth Quarterly General Meeting
Published on November 26, 2012

The Fourth Quarterly meeting of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) will take place on Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in the Needham’s Ballroom, Hilton Barbados Resort, Needhams Point, St. Michael.


BHTA President on APD
Published on December 13, 2011
On December 1st 2011, in the UK Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement, the Treasury stated that the APD tax would “increase on April 1, 2012, as outlined in the 2011 Budget”. On December 6th, 2011, it was announced that the APD banding system with a likely increase in the current rates.


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