Providenciales, 18 Dec 2014 – Ralph Higgs is from North Caicos and is the Director of the Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board… he is now also the first winner of the Caribbean Travel Awards Tourism Director of the Year for the Caribbean Region. Published at the Caribbean Journal online the article says: “his work has taken TCI to new heights, helping to lead the Turks and Caicos Islands to the best year-over-year improvement in tourist arrivals of any destination in the Caribbean, the according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization.”
Other Regional winners include Hon Stephanie Villedrouin of Haiti, named Minister of Tourism of the Year; Hotelier of the Year is Enrico Garzaroli of the Graycliff in Nassau, Bahamas; Concierge of the Year goes to Kingsley Blake of Round Hill, Jamaica; Airline of the Year is Jet Blue; the prize for airport of the year goes to the Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau and Destination of the Year was named as the Cayman Islands. There were twenty prizes in all. The TCHTA offered congratulations to Mr. Ralph Higgs over Twitter since this morning.