Parador Resort Nominated As “Best Beach Hotel 2011” By Costa Rica’s National Chamber Of Tourism (Canatur)
Adding to its long list of accomplishments and awards, Parador Resort & Spa has most recently been nominated as “Best Beach Hotel 2011” by The National Chamber of Tourism in Costa Rica (CANATUR). Initiated in 2005, these awards are issued every two years in recognition of individuals and businesses that have achieved excellence and positively contributed to the growth of Costa Rica’s tourism industry. Categories include “Best Travel Agency,” “Best Restaurant,” “Best Rental Car Company,” “Best Domestic Airline”, and “Best Travel Journalist,” amongst others.
CANATUR was founded as a nonprofit organization in 1974 to consolidate and promote development within Costa Rica’s tourist sector. Through financial, organizational and human development, CANATUR represents a wide range of national and regional businesses and works with government agencies such as ICT (Costa Rican Tourism Board) to implement policies and projects that favor both individual enterprises and the tourism industry as a whole.
According Gonzalo Vargas, former President of CANATUR, “The delivery of these awards is one way to recognize the hard work of many people who are struggling every day for improving the national tourism industry through projects with high quality services. For CANATUR it is a joy and an honor to perform this award, we hope each year more rewarding of businesses, institutional and individual awards toward tourism.”
Winners will be announced at a gala ceremony to be held at the Marriot Hotel in San Jose on September 28, 2011.