CHTA members dominate USA today’s 10best Caribbean hotels – Travel And Tour World


The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is thrilled to announce the recognition of several of its members in the USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Notably, these accolades were received in the categories of “Best All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts” and “Best Caribbean Resorts,” highlighting the remarkable diversity and excellence within the Caribbean hospitality industry and across the CHTA’s membership.

In the category of “Best All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts,” the following CHTA member hotels have been acknowledged:

  • S Hotel Jamaica – Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Serenity at Coconut Bay – Eau Piquant, St. Lucia
  • Spice Island Beach Resort – St. George’s, Grenada
  • Sunset at the Palms – Negril, Jamaica
  • Sandals Dunn’s River – Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Beaches Turks and Caicos – Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Windjammer Landing Resort and Residences – Gros Islet, St. Lucia
  • Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa – Maho Beach, St. Maarten

Additionally, CHTA extends congratulations to its member properties in the “10 Best Caribbean Resorts” category:

  • The Sands at Grace Bay – Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort – Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Manchebo Beach Resort and Spa – Oranjestad, Aruba
  • The Buccaneer Beach & Golf Resort – St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
  • True Blue Bay Boutique Resort – St. George’s, Grenada
  • Grand Hyatt at Baha Mar – Nassau, Bahamas
  • Golden Rock Dive and Nature Resort – St. Eustatius, Dutch Caribbean
  • Casa de Campo Resort and Villas – La Romana, Dominican Republic

Vanessa Ledesma, Acting CEO and Director General of CHTA, expressed, “These properties have rightfully earned a place in the Top 10 of USA TODAY’s 10Best. It is a remarkable achievement that reflects their dedication to excellence and the unmatched service synonymous with Caribbean hospitality.”

Ledesma emphasized the pride in seeing member hotels receive such esteemed recognition, especially as these awards are chosen by top editors and voted on by readers. USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards highlight excellence in various categories, including destinations, food and drink, hotels, and activities. A panel of experts nominates candidates, with the final nominees selected by 10Best editors and presented for public voting.

Ledesma concluded, stating, “CHTA is delighted to witness the Caribbean showcased among the featured regions in USA Today’s 10Best. This accomplishment underscores the Caribbean’s significance in the global tourism landscape, establishing it as a premier destination for visiting, living, working, and conducting business worldwide.”

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