The Following Businesses have been nominated for The Pillar of Tourism Industry Award for their continued high level of standards to the industry.
Well known for its production of such publications as the “Ins and Outs of Barbados” and “Barbados in a Nutshell”, Miller publishing has been a pioneer in its particular field since 1983. With a professional and highly efficient staff complement, this company packages information which highlights Barbados as a community destination, leading to a heightened appreciation and education for visitors. Strong believers in giving back to the community, management at this publishing house highlight Barbadian markets in publications to assist in the generation of income locally and work with local artists to promote their business.
HILTON BARBADOS WINNER
The Hilton brand worldwide is synonymous with great customer service, luxurious hotel rooms and excellent dining experiences. Located on the lush, tropical peninsula of Needham’s Point and surrounded by two powdery soft white sand beaches and pristine blue waters, Hilton Barbados is no exception. Reopened in 2005, this hotel is the largest corporate hotel on the island, making it attractive to the business as well as the leisure visitor. Innovation is also a key part of what keeps this hotel ahead of its competitors, and they have introduced such sales and marketing initiatives as Survivor Barbados and cooking classes with Executive Chief Angela Holland. Hilton Barbados is committed to giving back to the community and has adopted a number of schools and causes. This Hotel also featured prominently in the popular television show “The Bachelor”.
ATLANTIS SUBMARINES (BARBADOS) INC.
Since opening in 1986, Atlantis has completed more than 50,000 dives with an audience in excess of 1 million passengers. Billed as the adventure of a lifetime, Atlantis has become a world leader in underwater marine expeditions. Their Submarine Expedition is one of the most popular attractions on the island and is often sold out. The educational 45-minute underwater journey allows patrons to view Barbados’ beautiful coral reef, and the abundance of marine life, including spectacular coral, sponge and colourful fish. It also descends to depths of 115 to 150 feet to view what has in the past been reserved for scuba divers only - a sunken shipwreck!