Jamaica’s Director of Tourism John Lynch (right) accepts the Caribbean’s Leading Destination award from Graham E. Cooke, President & Founder, WTA during the 2012 World Travel Awards Caribbean & The Americas Gala held at Beaches Turks and Caicos on September 14, 2012. Jamaica was declared the leading Caribbean destination for the seventh consecutive year. The Tourism Director, who was among a packed delegation of VIPs, senior tourism figures and international media, also accepted the coveted Caribbean’s Leading Tourist Board award, which the Jamaica Tourist Board won for the sixth consecutive year at the prestigious travel industry Oscars.
Jamaica’s Director of Tourism John Lynch as all smiles as he poses with one of Jamaica’s numerous awards during the World Travel Awards Americas Gala held at the Beaches Turks and Caicos on September 14, 2012. Jamaica and its travel partners brought homes a number of accolades including Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Destination, Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Port (Ocho Rios), Caribbean’s Leading Airport (Sangster International Airport), Caribbean Leading Activity Operator (Chukka Caribbean Adventures), Caribbean Leading Attraction Company (Island Routes), Caribbean Leading Adventure Excursion Operator (Dolphin Cove), Caribbean Leading All-Suite Hotel (Sandals Royal Plantation), Caribbean’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre (Montego Bay Convention Centre), Caribbean’s Leading Meetings & Conference Hotel (Half Moon) Caribbean's Leading Sports Tourism Destination, Caribbean's Leading Tourism Development Project (Port of Falmouth), Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand (Sandals Resorts International), Caribbean Leading Boutique Resort (Goldeneye), Caribbean’s Leading Car Hire (Avis), Caribbean Leading Travel Agency (Trafalgar Travel), Caribbean’s Leading Villa Residences; Caribbean Leading Villa Resort and Jamaica’s Leading Spa Resort (Round Hill), Jamaica’s Leading Golf Resort (Half Moon), Jamaica’s Leading Hotel (Jamaica Inn), Jamaica’s Leading Resort (Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa), Jamaica’s Leading Boutique Hotel (Rockhouse), Jamaica’s Leading Business Hotel (Spanish Court) and Jamaica’s Leading Car Hire (Island Car Rentals).