Published on : Friday, August 11, 2017
In order to fortify the tourism industry, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association or CHTA is collaborating with travel associations across the globe. ) Karolin Troubetzkoy, President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association or said that under the stewardship of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), CHTA has associated with forces to a dozen regional and national level travel organizations to campaign for the governments, legislators as well as economists.
The National Travel Association Coalition or NTAC which include travel associations from countries like Canada, Australia, the Caribbean, Egypt, Europe, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States offers a platform for national travel associations to sustain each other and provide sustainable travel and tourism growth. CHTA along with the Caribbean Tourism Organization, are both founding members of NTAC.
“We have also agreed to leverage NTAC to amplify the voice of the travel and tourism industry, and emphasize the sector’s significant role as a major force for economic development, employment and sustainability to ensure it is considered more seriously at the policy table,” said Troubetzkoy, executive director of the award-winning Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain resorts in St. Lucia.
“As we continue to build this resourceful network of associations, we can also support each other on common issues and share relevant reports and global perspectives on innovation disruptive models such as the sharing economy,” she asserted.