Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Elegant Hotels brings Christmas spirit with festive walk

Elegant Hotels Group’s team members pose with their festive hats made for the walk.

Elegant Hotels Group’s team members pose with their festive hats made for the walk.

The Elegant Hotels Group brought the parish of St. James alive recently with a Festive Walk to mark the start of the Christmas season.

Approximately 300 of the Group’s team members, decked out in colourful T-shirts and decorative hats, took to the streets from 6 a.m., starting from the Folkestone Park, moving along Highway 1 to Greenwich Hill onto Royal Westmoreland, Porters and then back to Folkestone, to the delight of onlookers.

Gayle Talma, Group Operations Director, explained that the event was about getting the Group’s team members energized and ready for the upcoming festive season. She said:

“This is the first time we organised the walk as part of our social programmes for our hard-working team members across our Group including Colony Club, Tamarind, The House, Treasure Beach, Crystal Cove, Turtle Beach, Waves Hotel & Spa, Daphne’s Restaurant and the Corporate Office. It was a fun and exciting team building exercise for them and it was a delight to see such a huge turnout."

Talma noted that participants had the chance to win numerous prizes including lunches and dinners across the Group, electronic devices, appliances and catamaran cruises compliments Jammin Catamaran, Tide Dancer Luxury Charter, Tiami Catamaran and Cool Runnings.

Ross Johnson, Service Delivery Manager - Treasure Beach Hotel took the prize for the first male, while Stadia Brathwaite, Room Attendant - Colony Club Hotel took the top prize among the females. Best Festive Hat went to Juanita Barrow, Executive Housekeeper - Colony Club Hotel, while Best Festive Look was won by Akeisha DeAbreau, Executive Housekeeper, TreasureBeach Hotel. 

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