San Pedro Tourism Awards 2022 cultural presentationFirst Ever Tourism Awards Held For San Pedro
The San Pedro Town Council held the first ever Tourism Awards geared to honor key players in the tourism industry for Ambergris Caye. There were 15 nominees within five categories that were selected by a panel of judges picked by the Council committee. The event was held at the R. Angel Nuñez Auditorium, on Saturday, May 28, 2022, in honor of all the nominees with live music, food and entertainment.
“On behalf of Mayor Wally Nunez, Councillor Ernesto Bardalez and the San Pedro Town Council congratulation to all the winners from the first annual San Pedro Tourism Awards 2022.”Congrats to the nominees of all the categories. Special thanks to the judges Ms. Melanie Paz (BTIA), Mr. Billy Leslie (Tour Operator Association), Mrs Alina Zaldivar(Hotel Association), Ms Tania Ayala, Mr. Marcus Alamina, Mr. Jorge Cante and Ms Nubia Carillo(BTB).”
"We are so honored! Thank you San Pedro Town Council," commented Olive Eiley Dominguez of El Fogon. "A Big part of this recognition couldn't be done with our our excellent staff and team and of course our family, friends and patrons who have supported us all these years. Thank You!"Click here to read the rest of the article in the Ambergris Today
==========================The San Pedro Town Council honors island tourism industry institutions
The Angel Nuñez Auditorium was the venue for the first-ever San Pedro Tourism Awards on Saturday, May 28th. The initial location for the event was the Boca del Rio beach park, but due to inclement weather, the event was relocated. The occasion recognized key players in San Pedro’s tourism industry by awarding them prizes in honor of their hard work and contribution to the island’s growing economy. The awards covered the categories: People’s Choice, Restaurant of the Year, Small Accommodation of the Year, Tour Guide of the Year, Tour Operator of the Year, and Hotel of the Year.
Organized by the San Pedro Town Council, the event started after 8PM with a musical number by Barbara Alfonso on the organ. Afterward, hosts Gerry Badillo and Doreth Pascacio welcomed everyone, and the show began. Mayor Gualberto ‘Wally’ Nunez and Area Representative, the Honourable Andre Perez highlighted the importance of the awards. The different tourism stakeholders were lauded for their ongoing hard work and contributions to the success of the island’s and country’s tourism industry.Click here to read the rest of the article in the San Pedro Sun