CHRIS Development of the Year

  • About the Award

    The CHRIS Development of the Year Award recognizes a newly built, redeveloped, or repositioned (after significant product renovations and/or enhancements) hotel opened, reopened, or completed their repositioning in the Caribbean region between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. According to specific ranking criteria required on this form, nominations will be reviewed and voted on by the CHRIS Development Award Committee to determine the three finalists. The Award winner will be voted on by delegates of CHRIS, and will be announced at the conference on May 18, 2018.
  • Ranking Criteria

    All nominees should note that judges will give a rating to every question and each rating will count towards your total points. Accordingly, each nominee is encouraged to answer each and every question as comprehensively as possible.

    Nominations are reviewed according to the following criteria:
    - Pioneering: Was the project developed in a new market or pioneering destination?
    - Cost: What was the total development cost?
    - Size: What was the total number of rooms?
    - Project Complexity: How many uses were developed (e.g. stand-alone vs. mixed-use)?
    - Timeliness: Was the project completed on time?
    - Project Budget: Was the project completed on budget?
    - Economic Impact and Sustainability Initiatives: How many direct jobs were created? Were there any identifiable sustainability efforts/initiatives implemented?
    - Innovative Design: Were there any creative/unique design elements implemented?
    - Public Relations: What has been heard about the project? What was the level of anticipation for its opening?
  • Development Overview

  • Development Details

    Please complete the following, including a detailed description of the deal points. A thorough presentation will permit us to present the development in the best possible light.
  • Development Attributes

    Please complete the following:
  • Was the project developed in a new market or pioneering destination?
  • How many uses were developed (e.g. stand-alone vs. mixed-use)?
  • Was the project completed on time? If not, explain why.
  • Was the project completed on budget? If not, explain why.
  • How many direct jobs were created? Were there any identifiable sustainability efforts/initiatives implemented?
  • Were there any creative/unique design elements implemented?
  • What has been heard about the project? What was the level of anticipation for its opening?
  • Contact Information

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In case of questions, please contact Gary Brough by email no later than Friday, March 30, 2018.