|CHTA President Emil Lee (left) and CHTA President-Elect Karolin Troubetzkoy|
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA), at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), recently elected Karolin Troubetzkoy president-elect for the 2016-18 biennium.
She will spend the next year working closely with current CHTA President Emil Lee before taking office in June of next year. Troubetzkoy currently is first vice president of CHTA, president of the St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) and executive director of marketing and operations of Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain resorts in St. Lucia.
Troubetzkoy was elected by acclamation at CHTA's AGM which was held in conjunction with the annual "Taste of the Caribbean" culinary competition in Miami.
Troubetzkoy has served as president of the SLHTA since 2010 and has been instrumental in the successful implementation of a hotel booking engine for the association, as well as the launch of a Saint Lucia Tourism Enhancement Fund.
She oversaw the development of a broad social media platform for the SLHTA, including profiles on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest, as well as the launch of several websites for the association.
She is a director of the Saint Lucia Tourist Board and the chairperson of the Tourist Board Marketing Committee, where she has been an active member for the past 20 years.