CHATA Stars of the Industry Q1 2019


Willemstad (May 13 ,2019) – The award ceremony of the Stars of the Industry 1st quarter of 2019 was held at CHATA member The Blue Curaçao Experience. During 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 Ananda Resort, Senior & Co, Gallery Alma Blou and Curaloe.

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 commitment.

According to President & CEO, Mr. Miles Mercera, “We all know that working in such an exciting and fast paced industry such as the Tourism Industry has its fair share of challenges. The employees of this quarter have shown that no matter the obstacles they are committed to the cause of growing and developing our tourism industry.  We can always count on you to show up and give your utmost to provide our visitors with a memorable experience and for this we thank you”.

CHATA is proud to share with you the results of the Stars of the Industry for the 1st quarter of 2019:


CHATA Member

Name Employee

Position Employee

Fort Nassau

Elston Martis


Securitas Antias B.V.

Elmar Leonora

Professional Security Guard

Avila Beach Hotel

Shamira Lint

Accounts Payable Clerk

FBTT Travel BV

Heliane Maas

Tour Guide

Karibe Hulanda B.V. | Kura Hulanda Village & Spa

Francien Henrietta


Carnaval Casino

Kevin Kwidama

Slot Attendant

Kontiki Beach Resort

Josefa Dorrant-Herrera


Bahia Apartment & Diving

Deyferli Tielman

Assistant Cook

Hilton Curaçao

Richlliene Deluvia

HR Coordinator

Kamer van Koophandel

Roseline Zimmerman

 Executive Secretary

Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort

Albertha Walters

Front Office PBX Telephone Operator

Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino

Nayda Soleana

Management and Catering Sales Assistant

Sea Aquarium Park

Ivette Eliza

Education Employee




CHATA Member

Name Supervisor

Position Supervisor

Bahia Apartments & Diving

Sadira Pieter

Supervisor Bahia Restaurant

Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino

Morgian Matthew

Shift Supervisor - Starbucks

Carnaval Casino

Candida Gordon

Cage Supervisor

Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino

Peggy Muzo

Senior Sales Manager

Carnaval Casino

Sharnesca Lebar

Marketing & Promotions Manager

Kontiki Beach Resort

Mauricio Alejandro Diosa

1ste Medewerker Restaurant


Henny Davelaar

Security Supervisor

Hilton Curaçao

Harol Oviedo Macea

F&B Shift Leader

Baoase Luxury Resort

Michelle Groenenberg

Senior Supervisor Restaurant

Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort

Braulio Castillo Taveras

Banquet Supervisor

Dolphin Academy Curaçao

Helena Visser

Education Coordinator



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About the Curaçao Hospitality & Tourism Association

 Founded in 1967, the Curaçao Hospitality & Tourism Association (CHATA), represents the interest of all private parties in the tourism sector. CHATA’s main mission is to deliver a visible, leading and effective (marketing) contribution towards a vibrant and sustainable Curaçao tourism/hospitality product. In cooperation with its many partners in the private and governmental sector it strives to develop Curaçao to meet its full potential.

 At present CHATA has over 200 members including, hotels and apartments, airlines, car rentals, restaurants, tour operators and destination management, attractions, the airport, industry and trade development, World Trade Center, advertising and publishing, banking, insurance, training and consultancy, resort development, dive operators, shops and other tourism related businesses.



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