The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Green Globe Certification to work with and support the Caribbean hospitality industry. The agreement designates Green Globe Certification as both a “strategic partner” of CHTA and a member of the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST) Governing Council.
“We are pleased to add Green Globe Certification to our elite group of supporters of the Caribbean hospitality industry,” said Alec Sanguinetti, director general and CEO of CHTA, in a written release. “The synergies between Green Globe Certification and our own CAST will bring enhanced awareness and benefits to our entire membership. They and our other strategic partners recognize the importance of tourism and the hospitality sector, and our impact on the economy of the region.”
Guido Bauer, CEO of the California-based Green Globe Certification said in a written release, “Since Green Globe's inception in 1994, the Caribbean as had more Green Globe certified properties than any other region in the world. After many years supporting sustainable tourism in the Caribbean we are honored to take on such an important and prestigious role as a CHTA strategic partner and a member of the CAST Governing Council.”
Green Globe Certification will assist CHTA members in learning about and meeting the requirements for its world renowned certification program. To support its activities Green Globe Certification will utilize its representatives in St. Vincent, Grand Cayman, Dominican Republic, Anguilla, Jamaica and Miami.