The Cámera Nacional de Turismo will be handing out 14 awards tonight at the Hotel Costa Rica Marriott. The gathering recognizes World Tourism Day,which was Tuesday. This is the fourth such awards ceremony.
The chamber is seeking to recognize the contribution of firms that have developed infrastructure, generated employment and continued to be an economic motor for the nation, said Juan Carlos Ramos, chamber president.
There were 70 nominations for the 14 awards. The categories range from beach hotel to tour operator, to rental car agency to socially responsible company.
The chamber holds the event every two years. The selection this year included input from the public. Some 4,500 persons voted on the chamber’s Web page, it said.