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Willemstad – The award ceremony of the Stars of the Industry 4th quarter of 2017 was held at CHATA member Landhuis Bloemhof.

5P6A1455During this event, the 1st quarter employees and supervisors nominated by a variety of CHATA members were recognized and celebrated. All the nominees received a gift provided by BlueBay Golf & Beach Resort, Sunscape Curacao Resort, Spa & Casino and Landhuis Bloemhof.

Each quarter CHATA focuses on a different personal quality a person has that brings out the best in them while working in the hospitality/tourism industry. The focus of this quarter is helping one another.

According to President & CEO, Mr. Miles Mercera, “Helping others creates a sense of meaning in our lives. It fulfills some of the 5P6A1498most basic needs such as connecting with others and creating lasting relationships. By having lasting relationships, one promotes team spirit and earns a sense of belonging.

This as a result, increases productivity and also ensures a pleasant working environment. Someone once said, “Together we can achieve more!” This is because there is power in a group of people who work together toward a common goal. A strong team, brings out the best in each member and makes it possible for the team to achieve something that one man only never could.”



CHATA is proud to share with you the results of the Stars of the Industry for the 4th Quarter of 2017:

CHATA Member  Name Employee  Position Employee 
Ananda Wellness Retreat Curacao  Thaelis Jacobs  Administratie 
Bahia Apartments & Diving  Laurinda Monte  Serveerster 
Bahia Apartments & Diving  Margerth Isenia  Waiter 
Bahia Apartments & Diving  Jhurny Ostiana  Zelftandig Werkend Kok 
Blue Bay Golf Course N.V.  Roch Wendell  Greenkeeper 
FBTT Travel BV  Livette Lesire  Tour Guide 
Hilton Curaçao  Lihainy Everts  Administrative Assistant GM|Sales 
Karakter Sjavick Candel Beach Waiter
Karakter Hensley Andrea Cook
Kontiki Beach Resort Lex de Koning Front Office Medewerker
Oasis Coral Estate Beach, Dive & Wellness Resort   Madeline Blindenburg  Housekeeping
Papagayo Beach Club Clinton McCoy Bartender
Papagayo Beach Resort Tiffany Cecilia Frontdesk Clerk
Papagayo Hotel Jamyl Clemencia Front Office/Reservation Clerk
Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino Elizabeth Cabrera Server
Serena's Art Factory Judith Martha Workfloor Allrounder and Sales, Teacher
Serena's Art Factory Jade Calvenhoven Algemeen Medewerkster


CHATA Member  Name Supervisor  Position Supervisor 
Ananda Wellness Retreat Curaçao  Pearly Mangsat  Supervisor Cook 
Cabana Beach Curaçao  Letisia Germain-Pinto  Supervisor Bar & Bediendingen 
Hilton Curaçao  Dailrugia Djaoen  Senior Housekeeping Supervisor 
Oasis Coral Estate Beach, Dive & Wellness Resort   Sabrina d' Arco  Operations Manager 
Papagayo Beach Club  Eddyson Martis  Supervisor 
Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino  Candida Gordon  Cage Supervisor