Who can attend Caribbean Travel Marketplace?
Caribbean Travel Marketplace is open to companies that qualify under the following categories:
Suppliers – Companies interested in participating must be CHTA members selling Caribbean travel products and services to tour operators. The following company types can register under the supplier category:
- Accommodations (bed and breakfasts, chains, management companies, resorts, timeshares, villas)
- Destination management companies
- Receptive operators
- Tourist boards, destination marketing organizations/promotion boards, hotel associations
- Transportation companies (airlines, car rentals)
Buyers – Participation as a buyer is by invitation to companies that sell and feature the Caribbean as a destination in their programs. Buyers are wholesalers, tour operators (domestic and international) and incentive buyers that must have the ability to secure inventory, sell travel and have the ability to package travel and offer commissionable rates.
Marketing/Media – Companies interested in participating must be CHTA members that promote or sell marketing products and services to Caribbean suppliers. The following company types can register under the marketing/media category:
- Ad agencies
- Data collection
- Distribution systems
- Hotel franchises
- Magazine advertisers
- Marketing products
- Marketing representation
- Media (print, online)
- PR agencies
- Publishing companies
- Research companies
- Reservation and revenue services
- Website development and booking engines
What type of companies are not eligible to attend Caribbean Travel Marketplace?
Companies that are providers to the hospitality and tourism industry and that provide products for the hotels. CHTA Allied members, except magazines and marketing related services cannot attend this event.