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RJRGLEANER Hospitality Jamaica Awards sparkles

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Janet Silvera, coordinator of The Gleaner's Hospitality Jamaica magazine, talks with Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett (left) and hotelier Chris Issa at the Hospitality Jamaica Awards at the Montego Bay Convention Centre on Friday night. Issa was named RJRGLEANER Communications Group's Hospitality Personality of the Year, while Bartlett won the Pioneer Award.

In a glitzy gala at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James last night, hotelier Christopher Issa and Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett sparkled the brightest.

Issa was named the RJRGLEANER Communications Group’s Hospitality Personality of the Year, while Bartlett copped the 2019 Pioneer Award.

It was the fifth staging of the awards show, featuring the who’s who of the local tourism and hospitality industry, and prominent civic and business leaders.

“I relish the opportunity to highlight and showcase the triumphs of the players, including the individuals, hotels, attractions, entertainment events, resort towns, tour operators and purveyors that have made an exemplary contribution to the development and success of the sector,” said Hospitality Jamaica coordinator Janet Silvera.

Full list of 2019 awardees below:

Best All-Inclusive over 300 rooms – Sandals South Coast

Best All-Inclusive under 300 rooms – Royalton Blue Waters

Best EP Hotel – Half Moon

Best Business Hotel – Courtleigh Hotel and Suites

Best Small Hotel – Sandy Haven

Best Boutique Hotel – Round Hill Hotel and Villas

Best Eco/Sustainable Hotel – Jamaica Inn

Best Hotel Launch of the Year 2019 – S Hotel

Best Attraction – Jamwest Motorsports and Adventure Park

Best Cultural Experience/Tour – Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience

Best Tour Operator – Go! Jamaica Travel

Best Kept Secret – The Blue House Bed and Breakfast

Best Resort Town – Ocho Rios

Best Cuisine – Couples Swept Away

Best in Nightlife – Hedonism II

Best Event of the Year – Reggae Sumfest

Purveyor of the Year – Caribbean Producers Jamaica

Special Award for Investment in Tourism – RIU Ocho Rios

 

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