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RJRGLEANER Hospitality Jamaica Awards 2019 – finalists

Published:Wednesday | November 13, 2019 | 12:26 AM
Throwback: Happiness Unlimited: Pioneer Awardee 2017 Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart (right); his son, Adam (centre); and former chairman of The Gleaner Company (Media) Limited, Oliver Clarke, raise their hands in celebration at the 2017 Hospitality Jamaica Awards at the Montego Bay Convention Centre.
TVJ’s Neville Bell (left) interviews Chukka Caribbean Adventures’ Marc Melville on the red carpet at the 2017 Hospitality Jamaica Awards.
The Royalton team on cloud nine after copping two awards.
A dancer performs for the audience at the 2017 Hospitality Jamaica Awards.

After weeks of voting, Hospitality Jamaica is pleased to announce the finalists for this year’s awards.

Eighteen entities and two individuals will be recognised this Friday, November 15, at a glitzy affair at the Montego Bay Convention Centre. Tickets are sold out, and none will be available at the gate.

Making the mark as the best of the best in Jamaica are the following:

Best All-Inclusive over 300 rooms

Royalton Negril

Sandals South Coast

Moon Palace

Best All-Inclusive under 300 rooms

Hedonism II

Couples Tower Isle

Royalton Blue Waters

Business Hotel

Half Moon

The Courtleigh Hotel and Suites

AC Hotel

Best EP Hotel

S Hotel

The Courtleigh Hotel and Suites

Half Moon

Best Small Hotel

Sandy Haven

S Hotel

Best Boutique Hotel

Sandy Haven

Round Hill

Best Eco/Sustainable Resort

Grand Palladium

Jamaica Inn

Half Moon

Best Opening of the Year

(Best hotel launch of 2019)

RIU Ocho Rios

S Hotel

AC Hotel

Best Attraction

Mystic Mountain

Jamwest Motorsport & Adventure Park

Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience

Best Cultural Experience/Tour

Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience

Bob Marley Group of Companies

JaMin Tours

Best Tour Operator

Go! Jamaica Travel

Exquisite Transfers

Best-Kept Secret

(Best, off-the-beaten-path tourism entity)

Blue House Boutique Bed and Breakfast

Jake’s Treasure Beach

Best Resort Town

Treasure Beach

Ocho Rios


Best Cuisine

Couples Swept Away

Half Moon

Hedonism II

Best in Nightlife

Hedonism II

Royalton Negril

Margaritaville Caribbean

Best Event of the Year

Dream Weekend

Reggae Sumfest

Issa Trust Couples Air Supply Concert

Purveyor of the Year

Therapedic Caribbean

Caribbean Producers Jamaica

Hospitality Personality of the Year

Christopher Issa,

chairman, Crissa Group of Companies

The Pioneer Award 2019

The Hon Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism