Fantasea Tours landed first place at the World Travel Awards as the top tour operator in St. Vincent and the Grenadines for 2022.
The following nominees (in alphabetical order) have been nominated for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ Leading Tour Operator 2022, along with Fantasea.
Sailor Wilderness Excursions
Site visit with Cass
Topdawg Taxi and Tours
This is the second year that Fantasea Tours has taken the top spot as SVG’s top tour operator.
Fantasea Tours was established in 1993. It is locally owned and operated by Kim and Earl Halbich. When the business started, the company had a 26-foot one-cigarette “Small Talk” boat with Captain Earl doing the tours and Kim running the office.
Over the years the company has grown and expanded and is now fully staffed with four boats, ‘Speculation’ a 28ft Bowen, ‘Just Add Water’ a 38ft Bowen, ‘Get Wet’ a dive boat 42 foot custom dive boat and our 60 foot Party Power Cat ‘Mon Fantaisie’ boat.
St Vincent & the Grenadines’ Leading Boutique Hotel 2022 went to Soho Beach House Canouan while Mandarin Oriental, Canouan was selected as St Vincent & the Grenadines’ Leading Resort 2022.
Ernesto is a senior reporter at the St. Vincent Times. Having worked in the media for 16 years, he focuses on local and international issues. He wrote for the New York Times and reported for the BBC during the La Soufrière eruptions of 2021.