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Caribbean hotelier John Jefferis reaches historic milestone

Caribbean hotelier John Jefferis reaches historic milestone

4 days ago Focus

Caribbean entrepreneur John Jefferis is celebrating his 50th anniversary in the hospitality industry – one of just a select few hoteliers to reach the milestone. Jefferis is the owner of Coco Reef - Bermuda, Coco Reef - Tobago and a number of other businesses in the Caribbean region, including Cuba.

John Jefferis, managing director, Coco Reef, Trinidad & Tobago

John Jefferis, managing director, Coco Reef, Trinidad & Tobago

7 November 2017 Videos

Having been recognised with a lifetime achievement title by the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News here talks with John Jefferis, managing director at the famed Coco Reef in Tobago, about the honour. Also on the agenda is the appointment of a new tourism minister for the destination and what we can expect in the year ahead.

Jefferis welcomed to Trinidad Tourism Hall of Fame for 2015

Jefferis welcomed to Trinidad Tourism Hall of Fame for 2015

The Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants & Tourism Association has inducted Caribbean hotelier and developer John Jefferis into the Tourism Hall of Fame for 2015. He is one of only two persons ever to be inducted. The Tourism Hall of Fame recognises and honours those persons who have been outstanding performers in the hospitality and tourism industry and whose hard work, dedication and innovation make Trinidad & Tobago the destination of choice for tourists.

John Jefferis celebrates 50 years in hospitality

John Jefferis celebrates 50 years in hospitality

4 October 2015 Hotel News Tourism News

Hotelier John Jefferis is celebrating his 50th anniversary in the hospitality industry. Jefferis is the owner of Coco Reef - Bermuda, Coco Reef - Tobago and a number of other businesses in the Caribbean region, including Cuba. He started his career as a 15-year-old pot washer at a fish and chip restaurant in London.

Licence to trill

Licence to trill

12 November 2010 Focus

Tobago’s Coco Reef has just devised a novel solution to ensuring birdsong keeps in tune with the paradise resort’s remit to provide the ultimate relaxation experience. BTN finds out more