First Panamanian tourism gala

The first tourism gala of Panama will be held this coming July 25th at the Hotel Westin Costa del Este. The Panama Chamber of Tourism and the Panama Tourism Authority are organizing this event.

At the event, the Huaca de Oro prizes and certificates of quality will be awarded to tourism companies. Jaime Campuzano, organizing president of this grand event in Panamanian tourism, noted that a very prestigious jury has been selected to evaluate the nominees.

This panel of judges is conformed by José Luis Ford, President of the Chamber of Commerce; Gabriel Diez of CONEP; Aramburu Porras of APEDE; Tomás Rodríguez, President of BID; the AMCHAM Panama President, María Eugenia Fonseca; and the journalist Lucho Pimentel.

The 6 categories to be evaluated at this singular event are:

1. Trajectory

2. Investment and promotion

3. Business social responsibility

4. Environmental sustainability

5. Innovation

6. Micro and small enterprises

Campuzano said that tourism will have its own gala event to honor the leading figures who have achieved to bring this industry ahead in the economy.