JAMAICA WINS BIG AT WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS
October 21, 2015 – For the tenth consecutive year, Jamaica has been awarded the Caribbean’s Leading Destination at the 2015 World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony. Hospitality industry leaders, international media and specially invited guests, gathered at Sandals Emerald Bay in the Bahamas on Saturday October 17 to celebrate excellence within the tourist industry. Destination Jamaica was the toast of the evening, winning a number of awards including the coveted Caribbean’s Leading Destination, Caribbean’s Leading Tourist Board as well as Caribbean's Leading Cruise Destination and Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Port (Ocho Rios).
We are truly honored that travel professionals around the world have bestowed on Jamaica the designation of the Caribbean’s Leading Destination,” said Paul Pennicook, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism. “This recognition, along with the other awards received at this year’s gala, are a testament of our truly unforgettable tourism product. Kudos to our valued industry partners who continue to deliver world class service, desirable attractions and the best accommodations in the Caribbean. We are delighted to be a shining example of excellence.”
World Travel Awards™ was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourist industry. At this year’s gala, Jamaica and her travel partners brought home a number of awards covering accommodation, attractions, airport and travel lounges.
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