MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Jamaica will host the forty second version of the Caribbean Resort and Tourism Affiliation’s (CHTA) Caribbean Journey Market, Could 20-22, 2024.
CHTA President Nicola Madden-Greig thanked the Jamaican authorities, significantly Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and the Jamaica Resort & Vacationer Affiliation (JHTA), for generously partnering with CHTA to host the affiliation’s most vital occasion, which brings collectively consumers and sellers of the area’s tourism services and products.
“We at CHTA are delighted that Jamaica is constructing on the large success of our Market this 12 months in Barbados as a result of it’s the place offers are made, permitting new and established consumers from all corners of the world to entry a wealthy providing of journey merchandise and experiences all through the Caribbean,” mentioned Madden-Greig.
Jamaica To Host Caribbean Journey Market 2024
She defined Market was final held in Jamaica in 2019, and delegates are eager to return to the island to expertise new and newly refreshed choices.
Madden-Greig, who’s at the moment the Group Director of Advertising and marketing and Gross sales for The Courtleigh Hospitality Group in Jamaica, mentioned Market was additionally “the place these of us within the business meet, collaborate, strategize and get smarter about how finest to share the Caribbean expertise with guests from all over the world.”
The commerce present gathers the area’s various and numerous suppliers to ink offers with consumers throughout the Market conferences. This B2B alternate is a serious part of the gathering.
Noting the anticipated presence of journey writers and tourism reporters, she reminded that Caribbean Journey Market was about rather more than solidifying contracts: “It’s a possibility for locations, inns, resorts and sights to inform their distinctive tales to high native, regional and worldwide media who’re in attendance.”
Minister Bartlett was happy to welcome Market contributors to the Montego Bay Conference Centre subsequent spring. Noting Jamaica had a lot to supply – not solely in regards to the nation’s tourism belongings but in addition classes in resilience. As well as, the essential must get better shortly and to thrive after crises.
Showcase Caribbean Tourism Sector’s Resilience
Bartlett, a key architect and co-founder of the International Tourism Resilience and Disaster Administration Centre, which tracks disruptions to mitigate and handle their results, asserted: “At Caribbean Journey Market, we are able to present the world how the Caribbean tourism sector’s resilience has made our vacation spot safe and secure for locals and guests alike.”
He added: “It’s fairly becoming to have Jamaica host this premier regional occasion as we proceed on our path to progress. This occasion will add significantly to our tourism suppliers and consumers and finally create sturdy partnerships transferring ahead. It can additionally present multi vacation spot alternatives for contributors who might wish to have completely different experiences over the interval.”
“This prestigious occasion gives an vital platform to showcase the wealthy choices and experiences of Jamaica and the broader Caribbean area,” mentioned Robin Russell, President of the JHTA, who added that whereas the journey business can look ahead to productive conferences throughout their keep, they may also expertise the extraordinary hospitality and heat for which Jamaica is understood.
Caribbean Journey Discussion board & Awards
Madden-Greig additionally hinted that Market 42 will provide some new components that can improve the general expertise, much like the enormously profitable Caribbean Journey Discussion board & Awards, which is now in its third version.
The Discussion board, which can be held on Monday, Could 20, forward of the official begin of Market, will characteristic thought leaders and specialists from a number of locations and organizations and concentrate on the tourism enterprise. The occasion additionally acknowledges excellence throughout the sector with awards for excellent people and organizations.