GVB and GHRA recognize 52 outstanding heroes in the hospitality industry

by Guam Visitors Bureau
Guam Visitors Bureau

Guam Visitors Bureau and the Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association announced the 2016 HERO Awards Winners today at the annual award ceremony.  Fourteen winners in seven categories − Håfa Adai, Rookie of the Year, Middle Management, Supervisory, Non-Supervisory, Life Saving and Integrity.

2016 HERO AWARDS WINNERS

Hafa Adai Spirit Winners

Individuals who have contributed significantly to the promotion, awareness and preservation of the Hafa Adai spirit through the Hafa Adai Pledge.  The Hafa Adai pledge is demonstrated through excellent hospitality services and activities promoting the Chamorro culture (e.g. music, art displays, performances, teaching and community involvement).

- Leo Pangelinan (Outrigger Guam Beach Resort)
- Linda Templo (T Galleria by DFS)

Rookie of the Year Winners

New non-supervisory employees who have demonstrated consistent and excellent performance during the course of the job and have exhibited pride in rendering services. Winners embody an attitude to exceed guest expectations at every opportunity.

- Sabrina Garcia  (Dusit Thani Guam Resort)
- Melchor Kenneth De Jesus  (Hilton Guam Resort and Spa)

Middle Management Winners

Middle-management employees who have demonstrated consistent and excellent performance during the course of the job. Winners have demonstrated productivity in his or her department and have instilled pride in service to those he or she manages.

- Mary Ann M. Clark (Hotel Nikko Guam)
- Rodel Soberano (Outrigger Guam Beach Resort)

Supervisory Winners

Supervisory employees who have demonstrate consistent and excellent performance during the course of the job.  Winners have demonstrates productivity in his or her department and have instilled pride in service to those he or she supervises.

- Nia Lim (T Galleria by DFS)
- Gilbert San Nicolas (Pacific Islands Club)

Non-Supervisory Winners

Non-supervisory employees who have demonstrated consistent and excellent performance during the course of the job and have exhibited pride in rendering services. They embody an attitude to exceed guest expectations at every opportunity.

- Vanessa Arce (Hyatt Regency Guam)
- Shiala Grace Jimenez (Pacific Islands Club)

Life Saving Award Winners

Individuals who demonstrated quick thinking and whose actions directly protected and/or saved a life.

- Julinson Palsis (The Westin Resort Guam)
- Brandon Santos (Hyatt Regency Guam)

Integrity Award Winners

Individuals who have demonstrated a high level of integrity in protecting property and/or initiating the return process for lost or stolen property, personal or property at their place of employment.

- Lourdes Peiso (The Westin Resort Guam)
- Jimeline Osorio (Leo Palace Resort)

For More Information: Josh Tyquiengco, Public Information Officer
GUAM VISITORS BUREAU | Office: 646-5278 | Email: josh.tyquiengco@visitguam.org

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