News for the Hospitality Executive
The Caribbean Hotels and Tourism Association Names David
Allied Member of the Year; Recognized for Ongoing Support
of the Caribbean Hospitality Industry
the 12th Recipient of this Prestigious Award
CORAL GABLES, FL - Jan. 20, 2009 - The Caribbean Hotels and Tourism Association (CHTA) has named David Callaghan the Allied Member of the Year for his ongoing support of the Caribbean hospitality industry.
Callaghan, as Vice President of Resort Sales and Service for Interval International, has been a long standing member of CHTA and has been involved in a number of activities in support of the association including:
"His contribution in developing the concept and programming for the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference is commendable and his ongoing support for the CHTA Education Foundation has been a major factor in allowing the Foundation to increase the annual number of scholarships awarded to Caribbean students seeking a career in tourism."
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) named David Callaghan, vice president of resort sales and service for Interval International, as the 2009 Allied Member of the Year.
He joined Interval in 1993 as an onsite account manager and was promoted
to Caribbean region manager in 1995. He has held a variety of increasingly
responsible positions with the company, including assistant vice president
of business development, where he directed the company's participation
in industry-related conferences throughout the Americas.
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) aims to facilitate the full potential of the Caribbean hotel and tourism industry by serving members' needs and building partnerships in a socially responsible and sustainable manner. CHTA was founded in 1962; it is the voice of the Caribbean hospitality industry for the development of the region in the highly competitive and sophisticated environment of international tourism. Today, tourism is widely recognized as a pivotal industry in the economy of the region - and CHTA functions as the common denominator for this industry in a region of diverse nationalities, languages and styles, identifying mutual problems and marshalling the resources of the active and allied members to devise solutions. CHTA represents all facets of the hospitality industry with more than 800 member hotels and 750 allied members.
Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association
|Also See:||Recap: The 12th Annual Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference; Confidence High as Investment Community Looks at Caribbean for Future Development / May 2008|