News for the Hospitality Executive
Josef Forstmayr, Managing Director at Round Hill Hotel
& Villas in Jamaica,
Named President-elect for the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association
Coral Gables, Florida (June 19, 2009) - The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) has named Josef Forstmayr President - elect for 2010 - 2012. Forstmayr is a director on the Jamaica Tourist Board and Managing Director at Round Hill Hotel & Villas in Jamaica. Before entering his two-year term, Josef will go through a one-year initiation as President-elect that will prepare him for his role as CHTA President.
Josef Forstmayr, CHTA President-elect for 2010 - 2012
Members of the CHTA Board of Directors made their decision to name Forstmayr as President-elect while at the Annual General Meeting that was held on June 14, 2009 during the "Taste of The Caribbean" culinary competition which took place in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Forstmayr is the Second Vice President of CHTA and was voted Caribbean Hotelier of the Year in 2007 and was President of the Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association from June 2001 - 2003.
Forstmayr began his career in the fall of 1979 as Assistant Manager at Coconut Cove in Negril, later moving to the Tryall Golf and Beach Hotel as Resident Manager. He served as General Manager at the Trident Villas and Hotel in Port Antonio, Jamaica and then as Managing Director at Round Hill Hotel & Villas.
Forstmayr was born in Steyr, Austria. He attended the University of Salzburg where he studied Economic Sciences and Tourism and is fluent in four languages - German, English, French and Italian.
The elected officers who will work with Forstmayr during his presidency will be chosen at the Annual General Meeting in 2010.
Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association
|Also See:||The Caribbean Hotels and Tourism Association Names David Callaghan the Allied Member of the Year; Recognized for Ongoing Support of the Caribbean Hospitality Industry / January 2009|