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Published on : Wednesday, August 16, 2017
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is a uniform body which is looking after the sustainable tourism is now partnering with all the travel associations in the world to strengthen the tourism and hospitality sector in the region.
The President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Karolin Troubetzkoy revealed that Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has joined under the stewardship of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) with a dozens of regional and national level travel organisations to advocate for the sectors among the government, legislators and economists.
The National Travel Association Coalition (NTAC) comprises of the travel associations from Australia, Canada, the Caribbean, Egypt, Europe, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States.
This statutory body is providing a forum for national travel associations to support each other and ensure the sustainable growth of travel and tourism.
Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association and its regional public sector partner, the Caribbean Tourism Organization, are both founding members of National Travel Association Coalition (NTAC).
Troubetzkoy, executive director of the award-winning Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain resorts in St. Lucia said that they are agreed to influence NTAC to amplify the voices of the travel and tourism industry. It also emphasizes the significant sector’s role as a major force for the development of the region economically, with the employment and sustainability to ensure more seriously at the policy table.
Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association is highlighting the importance of working together. There was much to gain by sharing the best practices, which includes the advocacy includes the travel and tourism industry, which is enacted across the globe, particularly during election season.
Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association president said the alliance is considering the centralised funding and the collaboration on similar projects to perk up cost efficiency, as well as the benefit of jointly seeking other sources of support.
According to Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, tourism is one of the world’s largest economic sectors, which is contributing more than 10 percent to global Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
The industry also now supports one in 10 jobs on the planet.