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CHATA Stars of the Industry Q1 & Q2 2020

Willemstad July 24, 2020 – Yesterday, CHATA hosted the first Stars of the Industry award ceremony at CHATA member Zest Mediterranean. During this event, the first and second quarter employees and supervisors were nominated by a variety of CHATA members and were recognized and celebrated. All the nominees received a gift provided by Fun Miles and United Distributors. 

Every 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. With an ongoing global pandemic, it was difficult to bring these nominees into the light for their efforts. It is for that reason that the first and second quarter of 2020, CHATA focused on the resilience of those who kept moving and continued to pour their heart into the tourism industry. 

According to President & CEO, Mr. Miles Mercera: “Every quarter, we strive to focus on a different quality a person possesses that is highly valued by their supervisors. Due to COVID-19, the whole world was and still is going through a difficult time. However, regardless of the global pandemic, there were several people who really stood out when the going got tough. We’re shedding light on those employees who went above and beyond to stay positive, but also remained motivated during this time. We believe that these employees are among many others that push our industry forward and help Curaçao’s economy recover in the process”.

CHATA is proud to share with you the results of the resilient Stars of the Industry for the 1st and 2nd quarter of 2020: 

Green Phenix, Manager: Ansje Sebastiana 

Academy Hotel Curaçao, F.O. Manager: Sulaica Gosepa

Academy Hotel Curaçao, F&B Manager: Michenick Blancheville          

Papagayo Beach Club, Sous Chef: Richard van Rosberg 

Dreams + Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa & Casino, Quality Manager: Xiomara Boon 

Papagayo Beach Hotel, Housekeeping Supervisor: Ann-Marie Grant

Papagayo Beach Hotel, Housekeeping: Meraida Ridderstap 

Bahia Apartments & Diving, Assistant General Manager: Youri Koster

LionsDive Beach Resort Curaçao, Supervisor Guest Relations: 
Ilona Reina

Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort, Assistant Front Office Manager: Veronica da Silva Lobo

Landhuis Chobolobo, Bar Supervisor: Claudemy Fransina

Don Caribe, Head of Administration: Lourdes del Valle

Zest Mediterean Cuisine, Sous Chef: Chris Coke 

Zest Mediterean Cuisine, Bartender: Robert Rosales  

The Royal Sea Aquarium Resort, Downtown Ambassador: Normal Salcedo

Green Phenix, Work/Learn Program Participant: Bradely Martina

Papagayo Beach Club, Cook: Nachedy Maria

Papagayo Beach Hotel, Front Office Clerk: Hector Lobbrecht 

Bahia Apartment & Diving, Beach and All Around Maintenance Employee: Eithel Hooi 

LionsDive Beach Resort Curaçao, Front Office Agent: Shugaylly Balentien    

LionsDive Beach Resort Curaçao, Security Agent: Bestiaan Smit  

LionsDive Beach Resort Curaçao, Security Agent: Gerson Smit   

LionsDive Beach Resort Curaçao, Bell Boy: Yasuhiro Sint Jago

Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort, Bell Man: Bryan Lake

Landhuis Chobolo, All Around Maintenance: Eveline Statia

Avila Beach Hotel, Manager on Duty: Hance Roberts

Avila Beach Hotel, H&R Payroll Administrator: Dianirah Casimiri

Atlantis Adventures Curaçao, Guide: Alia Hammoud

Don Caribe, Sales Staff: Jouraina Sambo

Securitas Antias B.V, Chef Central Post: Janice Nowels 

LionsDive Beach Resort Curaçao, Maintenance All Around Agent: Raydel Martis

Zest Mediterean Cuisine, Bartender: Robert Rosales

Volunteer: Randhy Cuevas

Lamunchi D’Oro, Owner/Entrepreneur: Shalisa Cordilia 

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