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More Certified Wedding Planners in Barbados
Published on June 25, 2014

Thirteen Caribbean wedding and hospitality professionals recently completed an intense 2-day Wedding Certification class at the Accra Beach Hotel. 


Hackshaw is First "Rums of Barbados Mix Master" Mixologist
Published on January 13, 2014
Bartender Rohan Hackshaw created history recently when he was named the first Rums of Barbados Mix Masters Mixologist at Hilton Barbados Resort.

BHTA Response to the Statement by the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs on Monday, January 9th, 2014
Published on January 13, 2014
Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, the Hon Christopher Sinckler, in his recent address to the nation and press conference at Government headquarters, responded to two questions that were raised with respects to the tourism sector.

BHTA President's New Year Message
Published on January 3, 2014
In thinking about the direction to take for this message, the two natural options were to review the year past or to look to the future. I have decided to focus on the future and some of the simple things our members and Barbadians in general can do to ensure that 2014 is a better year than was 2013.

BHTA's Response to Article Published in BarbadosToday on Dec. 16th 2013
Published on December 23, 2013
The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) is very concerned with remarks attributed to the Minister of Industry and Business Development, Donville Inniss, published in the Monday, December 16, 2013 edition of the Barbados Today, titled Hotels told Stop Begging – Inniss urges sector to be more innovative and stop waiting on handouts.

BHTA President's Christmas Message
Published on December 17, 2013

As we continue with our preparations for Christmas it is easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle, the commercialism and the "fuss" of the season.  Demands come from every angle and for much of the season it almost feels that the things you MUST do, outweigh the things you WANT to do and that finding the perfect gift is impossible - before you know it you are at January with a blur as your memory of Christmas.


Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association Welcomes Sandals
Published on October 25, 2013
The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) welcomes Sandals to Barbados and recognises the value of the brand and its potential positive effect on the marketing of the destination and on our ability to attract and secure airlift.

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.



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