Jamaica ranks top in WTA 2018

Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

At the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Finale Gala Ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal, Jamaica and Jamaican companies appeared as big winners last weekend, winning eight of the prestigious awards.

 

Particularly, Jamaica received Leading Beach Destination and Leading Cruise Destination of the world for 2018.

 

While stressing the importance of the awards, Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, who, along with chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board, John Lynch, was present at the event, said: “I am truly proud to have been able to share in this moment. It highlights that Jamaica’s tourism product is of the highest quality and remains top of mind for millions of visitors who come to our shores. Jamaica competed with the best of the best across the globe and has emerged a global winner, an acknowledgement of the hard work and innovation being done in the sector.”

 

Delano Seiveright, senior adviser and strategist in tourism observed that several Jamaican entities received the remaining awards.

 

Among them: World’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa, 2018 – Fleming Villa at GoldenEye; World’s Leading Villa Resort 2018 – Round Hill Hotel & Villas; World’s Leading All-inclusive Company 2018 – Sandals Resorts International; World’s Leading Family Resort Brand 2018 – Beaches Resorts; World’s Leading Caribbean Attraction Company 2018 – Island Routes Caribbean Adventures; World’s Leading Adventure Tour Operator 2018 – Chukka Caribbean Adventures.

 

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