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Jamaica Hotel Association Names New President

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - June 13, 2016

Jamaica’s top hotel association has a new president.

The Jamaica Hotel and Tourism Association has named Omar Robinson its newest president.

Robinson was elected by members of the association following the group’s 55th Annual General Meeting at the Sandals Ochi Beach Resort in Ocho Rios.

“I look forward to continuing the mandate of the JHTA, by working closely with both private and public stakeholders to ensure the advancement and sustained growth of the Jamaican tourism industry,” Robinson said following his election.

Omar Robinson, GM of Round Hill in Jamaica

Omar Robinson, GM of Round Hill in Jamaica

Robinson is the general manager of the Round Hill resort, where he has served since 2003.

He had previously served as co-chairman of the Montego Bay chapter of the JHTA from 2007 to 2010 and chairman of the organization from 2010-11.

His previous experience has included stops at Jamaican resorts including Sandals Ochi Beach Resort and Beaches Sandy Bay Resort in Negril.

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