Willemstad (August 13 ,2019)– The award ceremony of the Stars of the Industry 2nd quarter of 2019 was held at CHATA member Bottles. During this event, the 2nd quarter employees and supervisors nominated by a variety of CHATA members were recognized and celebrated. All the nominees received a gift provided by Distribier, Guardian Group and Flavors of Curaçao.
Each quarter CHATA focuses on a different personal quality a person has that brings out the best in them while working in the hospitality/tourism industry. The focus of this quarter is taking the extra mile.
According to President & CEO, Mr. Miles Mercera, “The employees that have been nominated here today always go above and beyond to please their clients. They have proven to have a tremendous work ethic and understand the impact of their job on the bigger picture, our tourism industry”.
CHATA is proud to share with you the results of the Stars of the Industry for the 2ndquarter of 2019:
|CHATA Member||Name Employee||Position Employee|
|Oasis Coral Estate Beach, Dive & Wellness Resort||Klaas Allan Hoekman||Front Office Agent|
|Avila Beach Hotel||Ana-Elisa Naarden||Guest Relations Officer|
|Papagayo Beach Hotel||Anasarah Jansen||Room Attendant|
|Senior & Co||Miro Daal||Liqueur Chef|
|Sta. Barbara Beach and Golf Resort||Lourdes de Abreu||Kid’s Club Attendant|
|Kura Hulanda Village & Spa||Shalene Nicolaas||Waitress|
|Kura Hulanda Lodge & Beach Club – Westpunt||Rebecca Aniceto Kreeftmeijer||Front Desk Agent/Relief Night Auditor|
|Kura Hulanda Lodge & Beach Club – Westpunt||Shirley Muzo||Housekeeper|
|Papagayo Beach Resort||Moraima Fecunda||Medewerker Houskeeping|
|Papagayo Beach Resort||Danique Jonis||Front Office agent|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||Aichelien van Thijs-Jansen||Ticketing & Reservations Employee|
|CHATA Member||Name Supervisor||Position Supervisor|
|Don Caribe||Gershwin Bronswinkel||Manager|
|Oasis Coral Estate Beach, Dive & Wellness Resort||Adilen Braafhart||Housekeeping supervisor|
|Superior Tobacco Curazao||Andrés Julio Espinal||External Affairs Director|
|Superior Tobacco Curazao||José Gregorio Cabrera||External Affairs Manager|
|The Blue Curacao Experience||Luthnyma Jacobus (Luthy)||Supervisor|
|Sta. Barbara Beach and Golf Resort||Ryan Fermina||Restaurant Supervisor|
|Kura Hulanda Village & Spa – Otrobanda||Luis Carlos Sanchez||Front Office Supervisor|
|Toucan Beach Resort N.V.||Lucsonn Baptisma||Supervisor|
|Nikki Beach Club N.V||Iwan Welvaart||Supervisor|
|Papagayo Beach Resort||Edseline Kronstadt Balentina||Supervisor Housekeeping|
About the Curaçao Hospitality & Tourism Association
Founded in 1967, the Curaçao Hospitality & Tourism Association (CHATA), represents the interest of all private parties in the tourism sector. CHATA’s main mission is to deliver a visible, leading and effective (marketing) contribution towards a vibrant and sustainable Curaçao tourism/hospitality product. In cooperation with its many partners in the private and governmental sector it strives to develop Curaçao to meet its full potential.
At present CHATA has over 200 members including, hotels and apartments, airlines, car rentals, restaurants, tour operators and destination management, attractions, the airport, industry and trade development, World Trade Center, advertising and publishing, banking, insurance, training and consultancy, resort development, dive operators, shops and other tourism related businesses.