What’s Next For Our Caribbean Marine and Coastal Environments?

As the Envoy of the Caribbean Challenge Initiative,  I recently attended the CCI-CBF week. Since 2016, the Caribbean Challenge Initiative (CCI) and the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund (CBF) have been holding joint annual meetings, called CCI-CBF Week. This year’s event had originally been scheduled for the Bahamas, but for obvious reasons had to be transformed to take place virtually. Seeing the agenda for […]

The Caribbean and Responsible Travel in a COVID-19 World

About 3 months ago,  the world at large stopped traveling, propelling the global hospitality and tourism industry into the deepest economic abyss ever known. According to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), 2020 will see over 100 million jobs in travel and tourism gone and their research estimates a projected travel & tourism GDP loss […]

Karolin Troubetzkoy

SLHTA President Karolin Troubetzkoy’s Labour Day Message

Dear SLHTA Members, This Labor Day will stand out in our memory like none ever before. Known predominantly as a labor union celebration of the economic and social significance of workers, this May Day – at the height of the COVID-19 crisis – makes us look at the contributions of workers in new and striking […]

Earth Day Message from Karolin Troubetzkoy

EARTH DAY MESSAGE FROM KAROLIN TROUBETZKOY Happy April 22 Earth Day Here at our resorts, we celebrate Earth Day every day but in recognition of today, April 22, we are planning a couple of special activities for our guests, from planting cocoa trees to offering a low carbon menu and a star gazing session this […]

The importance of promoting the Caribbean brand

As the President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), let me make a few remarks about our work at CHTA and about  the importance of a regional collaboration when it comes to the promotion of our Caribbean brand. We here at CHTA and by extension, our National Hotel and Tourism Associations, see the […]