Jamaica applauds the success of the CHTA Marketplace 2019
After another record year, with a total of arrivals that exceeded 4.3 million visitors, the Jamaica Tourism Office (JTB) celebrated the successful conclusion of the event organized by CHTA in Montego Bay
The CHTA Marketplace 2019 event was held at the Montego Bay Convention Center from January 29 to 31. This year's trade show marks the fifth time that Jamaica has organized the event, with 576 suppliers' delegates from 147 companies.
"As a host destination, we could not be more pleased with the tremendous success of this year's CHTA Caribbean Travel Marketplace," said Donovan White, Director of Tourism for Jamaica. "We are proud to celebrate the achievement of new milestones together with our partners. It was a privilege to welcome so many industry professionals, particularly the new buyers, during a week of networking to cultivate new ways of showing tourism in the Caribbean. "
The highlights of this year's show include the first contingent of travel buyers from China to attend, as well as 60 new purchasing companies from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, India, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Poland, Puerto Rico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.
This event is the largest business tourism fair and offers unprecedented networking opportunities for local industry stakeholders, as well as the ability for Jamaica to show the destination to attendee delegates.