The HERO awards is held to recognize outstanding individuals and excellence in the tourism industry.
Guam – The Guam Visitors Bureau and the Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association hosted the HERO awards today to recognize outstanding individuals and excellence in the tourism industry.
For the 2016 HERO Awards, there were 52 nominees placed in the following categories: Håfa Adai, Rookie of the Year, Middle Management, Supervisory, Non-Supervisory, Life Saving and Integrity. At a special ceremony, two winners from each category were awarded. The Håfa Adai spirit winners are Leo Pangelinan and Linda Templo. The Rookie of the Year Winners are Sabrina Garcia and Melchor Kenneth De Jesus. For the Middle Management category, the winners are Mary Ann Clark and Rodel Soberano. Supervisory Winners are Nia Liam and Gilbert San Nicolas. For Non-Supervisory, Vanessa Arce and Shiala Grace Jimenez are the winners. Winners for the Life Saving category are Julinson Palsis and Brandon Santos. Lastly, for the Integrity Award, the winners are Lourdes Peiso and Jimeline Osorio.