Industry Resources

Here are a few links to other websites you may find relevant:

American Hotel & Lodging Association
The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) is the largest national trade association for the U.S. hotel and lodging industry.

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute
Established in 1953, the Educational Institute, one of the finest nonprofit member benefits of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, is the premier source for delivering quality hospitality education, training and professional certification that serves the needs of hospitality schools and industries worldwide.

Bahamas Out Islands Promotion Board
Official site of the Bahamas Out Islands Promotion Board.

Caribbean Alliance For Sustainable Tourism
Through its programs and services, CAST provides guidance and expertise in awareness raising programs, environmental management systems (EMS) and best practices.

Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association
The Caribbean Hotel Association (CHA) is dedicated to excellence in hospitality, leadership in marketing, and sustainable growth in tourism, to the benefit of its members and that of the wider Caribbean community.

Caribbean Tourism Organization
The Caribbean Tourism Organization's exists to increase significantly the inclusion of the Caribbean region in the set of destinations being considered by travelers

TheCaterer.com
Web site for hospitality professionals.

Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board
Official Site of the Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board.

Hospitality Assured
The Hospitality Assured Certification for the Caribbean seeks to actively encourage tourism and hospitality businesses in the region to put in place a service quality framework that meets the requirements for the European Foundation for Quality Management Excellence Model.

Hotel Online
Hotel Online is the hospitality industry's on-line meeting place, providing the latest and most relevant news, trends, discussion forums, employment opportunities, and classified advertising available anywhere.

LocalBusiness.com: Leisure/Travel/etc.
Formerly dBusiness.com. Business news, specific to the leisure, travel and related industries, gathered from major cities throughout the country by dbusiness news bureaus.

Lodging News
Excellent site catering to all aspects of the lodging and hospitality industries.

Nassau/Paradise Island Promotion Board
Official site of the Nassau/Paradise Island Promotion Board.

National Restaurant Association
Representing, Educating and Promoting the Restaurant/Hospitality Industry.

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
The official site for the Bahamian government's Ministry of Tourism.

Tourism Today
Another of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation's websites.