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BARBADOS HOTELIER NAMED PRESIDENT-ELECT OF CARIBBEAN HOTEL AND TOURISM ASSOCIATION
Published on June 6, 2017
Leading hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass is the new President-elect of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). The Group General Manager at Ocean Hotels in Barbados, Mrs. Affonso-Dass was elected to the important leadership role on Friday at the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association's AGM, held alongside the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) and Taste of the Caribbean at the Hyatt Regency in Miami this past weekend.
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BRILLIANT BARBADOS: KIDS STAY AND PLAY FREE CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED
Published on May 16, 2017
The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), in conjunction with the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), launched a new summer campaign, ‘Brilliant Barbados: Kids Stay and Play Free’, which places a strong emphasis on added value for children - promoting Barbados as an ideal destination for families.
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CTO & CHTA Applaud CARICOM Decisions on Tourism
Published on February 22, 2017
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), the umbrella private sector organization, applaud Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government for taking the lead in recognising the critical contribution of tourism to the economies of member countries and for their commitment to advancing a regional tourism agenda.
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Tourism executive wants an end to go-slow at ports of entry
Published on December 6, 2016

Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Authority (BHTA) Sue Springer has called for a speedy resolution to the current industrial action affecting operations at the island’s ports of entry.

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TDC pledges greater support for tourism marketing
Published on December 6, 2016
Facing fierce competition from other destinations, local tourism officials are pledging greater support for developmental and marketing projects to boost Barbados’ competitiveness.
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More tourism investment needed – Smith
Published on December 6, 2016
President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Dr Warren Smith is staying clear of the ongoing controversy surrounding the proposed Hyatt hotel project.
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BTPA makes a case for tourism access for the disabled
Published on December 6, 2016
Local officials have suggested that Barbados could be losing out on hundreds of visitors and crucial tourism dollars from the disabled community because the island is not fully ready to cater to their needs.
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Big Marathon Weekend
Published on December 6, 2016

This year’s Run Barbados Marathon series promises to be bigger and more lucrative than ever before.

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Brexit Effect
Published on December 6, 2016
Sealy worried about drop in UK currency.
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GAIA go-slow at a bad time
Published on December 6, 2016
Minister of Tourism and International Transport Richard Sealy will remain mum on the go-slow action at Barbados’ ports of entry – until he has more information
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