Simon Suarez, the D.R.’s past president of the Association of Hotels and Tourism (ASONAHORES), was recently distinguished by the Caribbean Hotel Association by naming him as the “Caribbean Hotelier of the Year 2017”.
Mr. Suarez was distinguished for his invaluable contributions to the country and the Caribbean’s tourism sector.
With more than 40 years’ experience in the tourism industry, Mr. Suarez is currently the Vice President of Institutional Relations and Projects for the Puntacana Group.
During the period 2014-2016 Suarez headed ASONAHORES, and has been a member of its Executive Board since 1990.
He was also Vice President of Development for Hilton Worldwide for Central America and the Caribbean; Executive Vice President of Coral Hotels and Resorts, as well as President of the Dominican Union of Hotels and of Occidental Hotels.