Last night the Belize Tourism Board also held its 11th annual tourism awards to recognize and honor organizations, industry partners and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the industry. Hotel of the year award went to The Lodge at Chaa Creek; Althea Schable of Chabil Mar Villas in Placencia was selected Frontline person of the year, Enes Ramirez won Tour guide of the year, Restaurant of the Year was awarded to Maya Beach Hotel Bistro, Table Rock Jungle Lodge captured the title of small hotel of the year and tour operator of the year went to Avadon divers. Romel Gomez won the Ministerís award which is presented to individuals whose work and interest in the tourism industry is grounded in community service and activism. Placida Leonor Requena was he Lifetime achievement winner.