The Daily Herald – Jamaica stands out at World Travel Awards

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett (appropriate) with Director of Tourism Donovan White (left) and Graham Cooke, founder, Globe Travel Awards, at this year’s staging of the celebration in Dubai.


DUBAI, UAE–Jamaica ongoing its dominance at the annual Entire world Journey Awards, taking the Caribbean’s Main Destination and Caribbean’s Foremost Cruise Desired destination trophies at this year’s staging in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

  The nation was also victorious in two new categories – Caribbean’s Major Adventure Tourism Vacation spot and Caribbean’s Leading Character Spot.

  Furthermore, the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) was named Caribbean’s Top Vacationer Board, even though various gamers in the lodge and sights subsectors emerged major winners.

  Dunn’s River Falls was named Caribbean’s Main Adventure Vacationer Attraction Eclipse at Half Moon gained the Caribbean’s Primary New Lodge Sandals Resorts Worldwide was yet again voted Caribbean’s Foremost Lodge Brand, with winners amongst its Jamaican portfolio such as Sandals South Coastline getting the Caribbean’s Top Honeymoon Resort award Sandals Montego Bay, Jamaica’s Leading Vacation resort and Beaches Negril, Jamaica’s Leading All-Inclusive Loved ones Vacation resort.

  Other winners included Round Hill Resort & Villas, Caribbean’s Main Villa Vacation resort and Jamaica’s Primary Resort GoldenEye, Caribbean’s Top Boutique Vacation resort Fleming Villa, Caribbean’s Major Luxurious Lodge Villa Jamaica Inn, Caribbean’s Top Luxury All Suite Resort Strawberry Hill, Jamaica’s Main Boutique Resort Spanish Court docket Lodge, Jamaica’s Primary Organization Hotel Tryall Club, Caribbean’s Top Hotel Residences Margaritaville, Caribbean’s Primary Leisure Venue Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall, Jamaica’s Foremost Conference Hotel 50 percent Moon, Jamaica’s Primary Luxury Resort and Sangster Intercontinental Airport, Caribbean’s Top Airport.

  Club MoBay was voted Caribbean’s Top Airport Lounge Island Car Rentals gained the Caribbean’s Main Independent Motor vehicle Rental Company award Montego Bay Conference Centre was named Caribbean’s Main Meetings & Convention Centre Island Routes took the Caribbean’s Foremost Journey Tour Operator and GO! Jamaica Travel collected the Caribbean’s Foremost DMC & Caribbean’s Foremost Tour Operator awards.

  Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett expressed delight at the awards, saying, “Jamaica is really honoured to be recognised in this way by the esteemed Earth Journey Awards team. Certainly, these accolades are a testomony to the self confidence the worldwide vacation industry has in Jamaica and all we have to offer you.

  “I humbly settle for these awards on behalf of the challenging-functioning staff at the Ministry of Tourism, the JTB and our other community bodies, as properly as all our tourism partners. I also desire to thank all of our stakeholders who have remained dedicated for the duration of these uncertain situations, who emerged winners. Model Jamaica is indeed really robust and I am so very pleased of all we have achieved collectively.” ~ Jamaica Observer ~