recognition of the role of Spanish investors in the sustainable
development of Caribbean tourism and the expansion of their
presence beyond Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Cuba, the heads
of the Caribbean Hotel Association and the Caribbean Tourism
Organization will meet in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, on Sept. 14
with executives of Spanish hotel chains operating in the Caribbean.
Peter Odle, CHA
president, and Allen Chastanet, CTO chairman, will head a
delegation from the Caribbean hotel and tourism sectors that will
include Simon Suarez, former CHA president and currently Hilton
Hotels' chief development representative for Latin America and the
Caribbean; Grenadian hotelier Royston Hopkin, chairman of the
Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism; David Jesspo, executive
director of the London-based Caribbean Council; Alec Sanguinette,
CHA's director general and CEO; and Tanya Lazarus, CHA's director
of membership development.
expected to attend the meeting include Gabriel Escarrer, president
of Sol Melia; Miguel Fluxa, president of Grupo Iberostar; Abel
Matutes, president of the Fiesta Hotel Group; Simon Pedro Barcelo,
co-chairman of Barcelo Enterprises, and Pablo Pinero, president of
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