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CHTA Members Shine in USA Today 10 Best Hotels in The Caribbean

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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is proud to announce that several of its members have been recognized in USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards, specifically in the categories of “Best All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts” and “Best Caribbean Resorts”. This recognition showcases the incredible diversity and excellence within the Caribbean hospitality industry and across CHTA’s membership base.

In the “Best All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts” category, the following CHTA member hotels were recognized:

  • S Hotel Jamaica – Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Serenity at Coconut Bay – Eau Piquant, St. Lucia
  • Spice Island Beach Resort – St. George’s, Grenada
  • Sunset at the Palms – Negril, Jamaica
  • Sandals Dunn’s River – Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Beaches Turks and Caicos – Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Windjammer Landing Resort and Residences – Gros Islet, St. Lucia
  • Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa – Maho Beach, St. Maarten

Furthermore, CHTA congratulated member properties in the “10 Best Caribbean Resorts” category:

  • The Sands at Grace Bay – Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort – Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Manchebo Beach Resort and Spa – Oranjestad, Aruba
  • The Buccaneer Beach & Golf Resort – St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
  • True Blue Bay Boutique Resort – St. George’s, Grenada
  • Grand Hyatt at Baha Mar – Nassau, Bahamas
  • Golden Rock Dive and Nature Resort – St. Eustatius, Dutch Caribbean
  • Casa de Campo Resort and Villas – La Romana, Dominican Republic

“These properties have earned a well-deserved place in the Top 10 of USA TODAY’s 10Best. It’s an outstanding achievement that reflects the commitment to excellence and unparalleled service synonymous with Caribbean hospitality,” said Vanessa Ledesma, Acting CEO and Director General of CHTA.

Ledesma noted that CHTA is proud to see its member hotels garner such esteemed recognition, especially as these awards are chosen by top editors and voted on by readers.

USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards showcase the best of the best, covering categories including destinations, food and drink, hotels, and things to do. A panel of experts submits nominees in all categories. The final set of nominees is chosen by 10Best editors before being presented to the public for voting.

Ledesma added: “CHTA is delighted to have the Caribbean showcased among the highlighted regions in USA Today’s 10Best. This achievement reflects the significance of the Caribbean in the global tourism landscape, affirming it as one of the premier destinations worldwide to visit, live, work, and do business.”

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PAHO Calls Americas to Increase Aedes aegypti Mosquito Control

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Rashaed Esson

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#PAHO#Dengue#Americas, February 23rd, 2024 – With nearly seven thousand cases of dengue and 102 deaths reported in the Americas as of early February 2024, the Pan American Health Organization is once again calling for stronger measures to control the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the main transmitter of dengue. These numbers indicate a 157 percent increase in cases over the same period in 2023.  In the first five weeks of 2024, Peru, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay reported an increase in cases.

 

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Dark Tourism Efforts in Jamaica – Colonial sites Preservation

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Rashaed Esson

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#DarkTourism#Jamaica,February 23rd, 2024 – British Colonial sites in Jamaica like Georgian plantation houses and slave infrastructure, are being preserved as slavery monuments to boost what authorities are calling the “Dark Tourism” industry. According to reports, Dark Tourism refers to tourists visiting places marked by historical tragedy. For Jamaica, the history of Britain’s 300-year rule will be explained at the preserved sites. Tourism minister Edmund Bartlett says work is being done with the ministry of Culture and the Jamaica National Heritage Trust.

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Bahamas as Caribbean top 2024 Spring Destination

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Rashaed Esson

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#Bahamas#Tourism, February 23rd, 2024 – The Bahamas has been categorized as the most popular Caribbean destination for travel in the upcoming spring season by travel insurance company Squaremouth, in a new report. It was the only Caribbean nation to make the list for the top 10 destinations. The report is derived from travel insurance purchases made through Squaremouth.

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