Since 1987 the JHTA has operated an annual Awards Programme which recognizes individuals and entities which have made outstanding contributions to Jamaica’s tourism industry. Currently the awards are:

  • Hotel Employee of the Year.
  • Allied Member Service Awards:
    • Purveyor
    • Local Transportation Attraction
    • International Airline.

  • Abe Issa Award for Excellence.
  • Hotelier of the Year.
  • The President's Award.
  • Hotel Manager/Supervisor of the Year
  • Tourism Employee of the Year
  • EXIM Bank Award to JHTA Small Hotel of the Year
  • The Lifetime Achievement Award

Award Criteria

Past Winners 2009-2014

Past Winners 1987-2009