The following awards are presented annually at CHRIS:

Deal of the Year Awards

CHRIS DOY AwardThe nomination period for the CHRIS Development of the Year for the 2016 calendar year is now closed. All nominations were due by Wednesday, March 15, 2017 (12:00pm PST), and the winner will be announced at CHRIS on April 27, 2017.

Development of the Year
The CHRIS Development of the Year Award recognizes a newly built, redeveloped, or repositioned (after significant product renovations and/or enhancements) hotel opened in the Caribbean region between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. The nomination period is now closed.

In case of questions, please contact Gary Brough, Development of the Year Awards Committee Chair.


Rising Star Award

CHRIS12RisingStarAwardThis award, created by ISHC in conjunction with BHN, recognizes an emerging leader, age 35 and under, currently living and working in the Caribbean. ISHC is now accepting nominations for the Rising Star Award Caribbean presented at CHRIS. The deadline for submissions was midnight EST on February 8, 2017.

For information on the 2016 recipient, Pedro Javier Tomas Contreras of Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana by AMResorts, please click here.