TCHTA JOINS REGIONAL HOTEL & TOURISM BOARD
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands: March 08, 2013 – TCHTA’s Association Executive Stacy Cox has been elected as Secretary to sit on the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE) Board for the 2013 – 14 term.
The Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE) is a professional association which members include top executives and senior managers from the region’s private-sector led hotel and tourism-related organisations. The Board which includes executives from 7 regional hotel associations will meet to share feedback as it relates to key advocacy concerns including increased taxation, lack of destination marketing, high energy costs and the lack of and high prices transportation.
Speaking on her recent appointment, TCHTA’s Association Executive Stacy Cox noted, “The newly appointed Board met recently to update the CSHAE work plan which now incorporates new strategies to guide our efforts over the next few years in order to strengthen the work and roles of all the associations at the local and regional level. We also covered ways to enhance leadership skills, drive membership to the local associations and integrate social media platform and booking engine.”
Cox added, “Since my appointment TCHTA has already implemented some of the suggestions coming out of the CSHAE session including the launch of TCHTA’s Facebook and Twitter pages. Through my inclusion on the Board, TCHTA will benefit tremendously from the wealth of information the group of executives offers, which will allow our local association to improve our tourism product through professional development of staff and working collaboratively with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association. “
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About the TCHTA
The Turks and Caicos Hotel and Tourism Association (TCHTA) represents a wide range of members from hotels and resorts to insurance companies and financial service providers, from watersports operators to catering outlets, from taxi drivers to human resources. The Association aims to assist the organisations through networking opportunities, training, promotional activities and representation at all levels of decision-making in the Turks and Caicos Islands and the region.