Amrita Bhalla is the Managing Director of A.B Consulting, based in Toronto, Canada. Amrita brings over 15 years of experience as a global HR executive in the luxury hospitality sector with companies such as Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Oberoi Hotels and Resorts and the Belmond Group. Amrita specializes in HR advisory services, organizational development,strategic planning, service standards design and implementation and general training and development for hospitality and tourism clients in the Caribbean region. She also teaches Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour for the School of Hospitality and Tourism at Ryerson University, Canada.
AFAR Media is an ‘experiential’ travel marketing brand which focuses on travel through the perspectives of locals. Our mission is to inspire, guide, and enable travelers to have deeper, richer, more fulfilling travel experiences. AFAR has highest metrics for income, education, passport ownership, and Caribbean travel in past 3 years of any travel title (Ipsos 2017).
As the nation’s only hospitality company possessing a vertically integrated business model, Apple Leisure Group holds a unique niche in the U.S. travel industry. Our robust infrastructure leverages the expertise of six industry innovators to deliver exceptional value and inspired luxury to discerning travelers.
With the unparalleled reach of Apple Vacations, Travel Impressions and CheapCaribbean.com driving distribution, Apple Leisure Group is the nation’s top seller of all-inclusive vacation packages and #1 in leisure travel to Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica worldwide.
The Hospitality Institute, a division of the Barbados Community College, promotes excellence in Hospitality and Tourism through quality education, training and service. This premier tertiary experiential training combines the college training with a functioning hotel and restaurants where students have a real world experience.
Beautiful Destinations is the award-winning creative agency behind the largest travel community on social media. More than 13.5 million people in 180 countries turn to us on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat to be inspired about the world. Our past and current clients include the likes of Philippines Department of Tourism, US Tourism Board, Bahamas, Burj Al Arab, Macao Government Tourism Office, amongst others.
The Belize Hotel Association (BHA) is a non-profit, non-government organization and Belize’s oldest private sector tourism organization. Its membership is comprised primarily of accommodation providers including hotels, resorts, lodges, condominiums, educational facilities and home-stays with allied members including tour operators and ancillary businesses that service the hospitality industry.
The BHA works diligently to support the sustainable growth of member hotels and the tourism industry in Belize through global marketing initiatives, private and public sector partnerships and training opportunities aimed at increased standards and professional service.
We are a brand development and digital marketing agency with a long history of helping clients grow through innovative marketing solutions, creative advertising, and other business consulting services. We push the boundaries of media, social conversations, content creation, and technology—constantly looking for new and innovative strategies to drive measurable results and create brand movements.
At the foundation of everything we do is traditional brand building. But rather than simply thinking about the brand as a static element, we view it across the entire spectrum, from small brand touch points to the larger brand ecosystem. This philosophical approach helps ensure a deeper level of brand engagement, having planned engagement points from the beginning rather than simply applying traditional brand creative to an elastic digital medium.
With an unbridled passion for travel and destination marketing, we know what motivates travelers. Our expertise includes brand and digital transformation, insights, social media/influencer campaigns, lead gen, content creation, and connections planning/buying. As a founding member of Tribe Global, an independent agency network with offices throughout the world, we offer a truly global footprint. Finally, we’re able to assemble a full-service team to manage all aspects of DMO marketing including market representation, PR, branding and creative, digital and social.
Bornewell Holdings Inc is a Marketing, PR and Events Management Company based in Saint Lucia but offers services internationally. The company specializes in strategic marketing planning and implementation in the travel and tourism industry. The company’s leadership has decades of unparalleled experience in the industry, implementing projects and building relationships in the Caribbean, the US, Africa and India.
Caribbean Airlines Limited operating as Caribbean Airlines is the flag carrier and national airline of Trinidad and Tobago. Caribbean Airlines Limited operates both Caribbean Airlines and Air Jamaica brands and as such is also the flag carrier to Jamaica through its brand, Air Jamaica. In December 2012, the Government of Guyana also granted the airline flag carrier status.
Caribbean Airlines began operations on 1 January 2007, replacing its predecessor, BWIA, British West Indies Airways, which was affectionately known as “Bee-Wee”. BWIA also previously operated as British West Indian Airways. Its headquarters are in the Iere House in Piarco, Tunapuna-Piarco region, Trinidad and Tobago. Its inflight magazine is Caribbean Beat. Caribbean Airlines flies from the Caribbean to the United States, Canada, South America and Europe.
The Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) was formed in 1970 with a view to stimulating the flow of broadcast material among the Radio and Television systems in the Caribbean region. CBU is the only Pan-Caribbean medium, reaching over 4.8 million people in the Caribbean and millions of others extra-regionally.