The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association



Thank you for your interest in joining the membership to the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA).

The BHTA is a 67 year old private sector organization in Barbados providing national leadership for vibrant and sustainable tourism development. We have in excess of 300 members consisting of accommodation properties as well as non-accommodation entities, such as, activities and attractions, airlines, restaurants, real estate agents, tour representatives, retailers, local and international trade and consumer press, advertising and public relations agencies, technology providers, consultants, and suppliers of goods and services, consultants, cruise service providers and tourism students.

The benefits of joining the BHTA are numerous and as a member you can benefit from our association’s advocacy initiatives on issues which affect the Barbados tourism industry and networking opportunities; just to name a few. A full list of our benefits is attached for your review. In addition, we have re-launched our Discounts programme.

Please select the membership category that is most applicable to your organization from the membership application forms below. The application should be completed and returned to the BHTA Secretariat accompanied by a cheque for the full amount of membership as well as Proof of Ownership e.g. Certificate of Registration, Land Tax Bill.
The membership applications go through a review process whereby it is first reviewed by our Membership Committee and then their recommendation is forwarded to the BHTA Board of Directors for final review and approval.

Should you have any queries, please contact us.

Links to Forms:

Overseas >

Vacation Rental Property Management Companies >

Direct Tourism / Supporting Services / Sustaining >

Accommodation >


Accommodation:Calculation based on average winter rate and number of rooms. Includes labour relations and Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association dues + 17.5% VAT.Direct Tourism Services: BDS$1500.00 + 17.5% VAT
Supporting Services:BDS$1000.00 + 17.5% VAT

For the United States dollar equivalent: US$1 – BDS$2.03875