Costa Rica Convention Center receives another important recognition
It has been chosen as the leading conference and meeting center in Mexico and Central America 2019 at the World Travel Awards
After having received the EDGE international certification in May of this year, it has now been chosen by tourism professionals and consumers around the world as the leading conference and meeting center in Mexico and Central America 2019, within the framework of the World Travel Awards.
Since the creation of this category, it is the first time that this recognition has left Mexico, helping to position the Costa Rican site as one of the most important in the region.
This ceremony was held the previous week in La Paz, Bolivia and since 1993 they have served to recognize, reward and celebrate excellence in all sectors of the tourism industry. It is attended by the main figures, decision makers and influential people of the travel and tourism industry in Latin America.
The CCCR is currently operated by Grupo Heroica, which since 2018 has been carrying out strategic, commercial and operational development work.
"Receiving this recognition strengthens us in continuing to build the vision proposed from the beginning where we look for Costa Rica to have a venue for world-class events and benchmark in Latin America by three strategic areas: excellence in service, operational efficiency and sustainability. For us as Grupo Heroica, it is an honor to be able to contribute our experience so that the country can move towards this goal, "added Álvaro Rojas, General Manager of the Costa Rica Convention Center.
The winners of this regional ceremony advance to the grand final that will be held on November 28 in Oman. This prestigious award is held annually for more than 25 years, in order to provide recognition to the best areas and companies dedicated to travel and
tourism around the world. It is divided by regions and thanks to its great projection, the category of Central America & Mexico has become one of the favorite for the industry.
Costa Rica is placed on the map of meetings tourism establishing communication channels and business development opportunities in the countries of the world and has great factors that benefit the country in attracting congresses and international conventions.
"On behalf of the ICT we are honored to have been awarded at the World Travel Awards as the best convention center in the category of Mexico and Central America 2019. The Convention Center of Costa Rica is a building that meets all conditions necessary to provide an optimal service in different segments; from a meeting, a special event, a congress and even a plenary session of more than 4000 people at the same time.
This recognition reaffirms our commitment to sustainability as a transversal axis of our tourism model, an axis that has even permeated positively since the conception of the Convention Center of Costa Rica, as well as the events that take place in this property as part of the strengthening of the strategy of marketing and positioning of the country in the tourism niche related to the organization of events, congresses and incentives ", mentioned Gustavo Alvarado Director of Tourism Management of the ICT.
The Convention Center of Costa Rica aims to meet the demand for services in the segment of meetings both in the international and national, in order to become a leading destination in the region, always supporting the country strategy that the ICT has established for this industry.