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T&T wins three regional travel & tourism awards

1 February 2019 - Guardian Trinidad & Tobago

The win­ners of the World Trav­el Awards 2019 (Caribbean and North Amer­i­ca) were an­nounced dur­ing a Gala Event at San­dals Re­sort, Mon­tego Bay, Ja­maica on Mon­day evening.

In con­grat­u­lat­ing T&T’s win­ners, Tourism Min­is­ter Ran­dall Mitchell, said that the coun­try’s tourism prod­uct will on­ly gain from these achieve­ments.

“All stake­hold­ers, in­clud­ing cit­i­zens, must con­tin­ue to fur­ther en­hance and mar­ket our unique tourism prod­uct,” Min­is­ter Mitchell said.

He is en­cour­ag­ing all tourism op­er­a­tors to con­tin­ue to rein­vest in their re­spec­tive plants and op­er­a­tions to en­sure there is a qual­i­ty tourism of­fer­ing.

Nom­i­na­tions were sub­mit­ted from sev­er­al coun­tries in the re­gion, with St Lu­cia win­ning the Caribbean’s Lead­ing Hon­ey­moon Des­ti­na­tion Award 2019; Ja­maica win­ning the Caribbean’s Lead­ing Des­ti­na­tion 2019; Turks & Caicos be­ing award­ed the top prize for the Caribbean’s Lead­ing Beach Des­ti­na­tion 2019 and San­dals Re­sorts In­ter­na­tion­al win­ning the Caribbean Lead­ing Ho­tel Brand 2019.

Na­tion­al awards were al­so pre­sent­ed at the WTA Gala event:

· To­ba­go’s Lead­ing Car Rental Com­pa­ny 2019 – Avis

· To­ba­go’s Lead­ing Ho­tel 2019 – Blue Haven Ho­tel

· To­ba­go’s Lead­ing Re­sort 2019 – Co­co Reef Re­sort & Spa

· Trinidad’s Lead­ing Car Rental Com­pa­ny 2019 – Avis

· Trinidad’s Lead­ing Ho­tel 2019 – Hilton Trinidad & Con­fer­ence Cen­tre

· Trinidad’s Lead­ing Ho­tel Suite 2019 – Pres­i­den­tial Suite, Hilton Trinidad & Con­fer­ence Cen­tre.

The win­ners were de­ter­mined via on­line vot­ing from De­cem­ber 11, 2018 to Jan­u­ary 10, 2019.

World Trav­el Awards, the or­ga­ni­za­tion which hosts the event was es­tab­lished to sup­port, pro­mote and de­vel­op the glob­al trav­el and tourism in­dus­try by iden­ti­fy­ing and re­ward­ing ex­cel­lence and in­spir­ing its prac­ti­tion­ers to con­tin­u­al­ly raise the stan­dards of their prod­uct and ser­vice of­fer­ing.

Source: Guardian Trinidad & Tobago


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