Wentworth Tours is owned and operated by Wentworth Pearson. His association with tourism and the Hospitality Industry began in the 1970’s when he worked at the Shaw Park Hotel and Restaurant as a waiter. He later joined the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line (as a waiter), where he continued to developed his hospitality skills. While on a cruise, he was offered a similar position at one of the Cayman Island’s leading Hotels and Restaurants. He worked there until the late 1980’s. He later rejoined the Cruise Industry with the Norwegian Cruise Line as a senior Dining room waiter. While there, he received several awards on customer service, hospitality and professionalism.
Prior to leaving the cruise line he returned home in 1994 and invested in owning a luxury coaster and he joined the transportation sector of the Tourism Industry and later became a member of J.U.T.A (Jamaica Union of Travelers Association) Ocho Rios Chapter in 1998.
Mr. Pearson is also trained and certified by the Tourism Development Company (TPDco) through their Team Jamaica Programme. This is a mandatory training programme for tourism employees and involves tourism awareness, customer service, Jamaica’s history, geography and personal development. This programme is divided into modules and targets workers at all levels of the industry.