Sangster International Airport named Caribbean Airport of the Year
ST JAMES, Jamaica— Sangster International Airport (SIA) has been named Caribbean Airport of the Year in the 10th annual Caribbean Travel Awards.
The announcement, made by Caribbean Journal, the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel, highlighted SIA’s exceptional achievements and transformation into one of the Caribbean’s premier aviation hubs.
In a statement released on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, Alexander Britell, editor-in-chief, and founder of Caribbean Journal, declared Sangster International Airport as the standout choice for the prestigious title. Caribbean Journal applauded the airport’s recent makeover, resulting in a superior, more digitised passenger experience, enhanced services, and an upgraded Food & Beverage offering, featuring the world’s first-ever Bob Marley-branded restaurant. Notably, the commendation also acknowledged Club MoBay, one of the finest airport lounges in the wider Caribbean, and SIA’s remarkable contribution to the region’s fast-growing airlift networks.
Shane Munroe, chief executive officer (CEO) of MBJ Airports Limited, expressed his excitement upon learning of the award.
“We are thrilled to be named Caribbean Airport of the Year by a publication that focuses on Caribbean Travel. This award acknowledges our airport’s ongoing growth and development, our commitment to providing an exceptional passenger experience, and a further testament to our dedication to excellence,” Munroe stated.
Audley Deidrick, CEO and President of the Airports Authority of Jamaica (AAJ), echoed this sentiment, “Jamaica can be proud that Sangster International Airport is winning awards from international and regional bodies. These prestigious awards are indicative of our commitment to observing the highest international standards and to sustainable practices.”
The Caribbean Travel Awards, presented by Caribbean Journal, are widely recognised as the premier celebration of excellence in Caribbean Travel and Tourism. The recipients of these prestigious awards are meticulously selected by Caribbean Journal’s editorial team, renowned as the world’s leading experts on Caribbean travel.
Alexander Britell, editor, and publisher of Caribbean Journal, commended all the winners.
“The Caribbean Travel Awards is the premier celebration of excellence in Caribbean Travel and Tourism, and this year’s slate of winners is as vibrant as ever. Congratulations to all those who work so tirelessly to solidify the Caribbean’s place as the world’s ultimate travel destination,” Britell said.