At this year’s St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau State of the Industry and Employee of the Year event held May 22nd at the Renaissance World Golf Resort Conference Center one of our own won the award for Accommodation Employee of the Year. Well done Blanca Esparza Navarro from the Peace and Plenty Inn! We are so proud of you!
Photo by the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors & Convention Bureau.
2014 St. Johns County Tourism Employee of the Year Award Winners (L-R) Blanca Esparza Navarro, Norman Castillo, Samantha Palmer and Gabriel Pellicer.
A total of 22 people were recognized as finalists for the St. Johns County Tourism Employee of the Year award. Taking home the top award in the attractions category was Samantha Palmer, Flagler College Legacy Tours. Winning the accommodations category was Blanca Esparza Navarro from the Peace and Plenty Inn. Gabriel Pellicer of the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Ponte Vedra Concert Hall took home the award in the government category. And Norman Castillo, Ponte Vedra Inn and Club, received the award in the restaurant category.