Board Members

Johan Kelly

HTA President

Steve Tyson

Nevis Vice President

Board Members cont.

Nicolas Menon

Immediate Past President

Christopher Ghita

St. Kitts Hotel Director

Timothy Thuell

Nevis Hotel Director

Richard Lupinacci

Nevis Hotel Director

Board Members cont...

Jessica McDaniel

St. Kitts Allied Director

Pauline Hurton

St. Kitts Allied Director

Ernie France

Nevis Allied Director

Greg Phillip

Nevis Allied Director

SKNHTA Acting Executive Director

Ms. Tawanna Wigley

Membership Benefits

Workforce Improvement:


• provides access to regular training opportunities for its members in all operational disciplines.

• works in conjunction with the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College/AVEC/ Primary and Secondary Schools to assist in developing skills essential for the sustainability of the Tourism Industry in the Federation. One of the main programs is the Project Future Chef which assists in the development of culinary talents.

• provides scholarships the through the Caribbean Hotel Association Foundation to its members.


Membership Directory:

All members contact information is listed in the directory and is supplied to the membership and business as needed. A listing is made available to all members on a yearly basis.

Network Opportunities:

All members are invited to attend Nevis monthly meetings and St Kitts quarterly meetings at member properties and businesses to discuss topics of concern. Here you can also meet the Board of Directors, hotels, restaurants other property members. The SKNHTA has its annual general meetings once a year, which is usually held in November. At these meeting we provide membership with a recap of what has happened over the year, copies of the accounts and open the floor for general topics or issues. Election for directors on the board is held every two years at the AGM, at which any interested member can apply under their respective position of membership (allied, hotelier, etc).

E-mail Blast:

Our weekly e-mail blast is distributed to all members. The contents provide information to members of SKNHTA events and notices as well as the events and notices of the members. It is important that members view these emails to keep up-to-date.


 The SKNHTA engages members on policy matters, legislation and regulations affecting the industry. The association maintains close relationships with Public and Private Sector Organizations and provides well researched/analytical commentary on issues affecting tourism where relevant and also represented on many special interest committees. The association has been successful in obtaining concessions for stand-alone restaurants and hotels.

Access to international trade shows

CHTA market place (CHTA members only)

World Travel market

St Kitts & Nevis Visitor Magazine:

The Visitor Magazine is published every year as the ultimate magazine for visitors to know what to do, where to dine and what tours and shops to go to during their stay. The Visitor magazine is now available online at The magazine is the official magazine of the Association and is the only printed material placed in the rooms of member hotels in the Federation.   

Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association:

All SKNHTA members are automatically eligible to apply for CHTA Membership. Becoming a member allows for a platform to grow your industry knowledge, while networking and conducting business with other members.

Members Contact Info

All SKNHTA Members