On Monday, November 19, the Association of Hotel and Tourist Accommodation Entrepreneurs of Cartagena and its Region (hostcar) organized its traditional gala for the delivery of the Santa Marta Awards 2018 in Hidalgo.
Hostecar recognizes every year through its Santa Marta Awards the effort and work of those professionals, organizations and institutions, who with their work contribute to the development, promotion and image of the Hospitality and Tourism of Cartagena and its region.
Different sponsors and suppliers from the area participate in this great gala of the Cartagena hotel industry, some of them offer attendees a tasting of their products and flavors. so, our Loide room it became a true gastronomic market where guests could visit different gastronomic stations with the latest trends.
After dinner, the president of Hostecar, Mr. Juan José López Escolar, welcomed the attendees and explained the great challenges that the sector faces. Next, the Minister of Transparency and Spokesperson of the Regional Government, Mrs. Noelia Arroyo, intervened. After the interventions, the Santa Marta 2018 Awards ceremony began:
Professional Career Award: Mr. Antonio Galindo Soto Restaurant "Chanquete"
Professional Award: Mr. José Antonio Zamora García Restaurant "El Buen Yantar"
Entrepreneur Award: BOCANA DE PALOS SL Restaurant "Bocana de Palos"
Santa Marta Woman Award: Dª. Mª del Carmen Sánchez Haro
Restaurant “Club Náutico Santa Lucía”
Supplier Award: Bernal Cafes
Hotel Image Award: La Manga Club
Special Prize: Ilmo. Mr. Manuel Fernández-Delgado Tomás
Managing Director of the Institute of Tourism of the Region of Murcia
After the awards ceremony, attendees were able to enjoy a lively party with a special performance by Connect2.
It has been a pleasure for Hidalgo to host the 2018 Santa Marta Awards at its facilities and to collaborate with Hostecar in the great festival of hospitality and tourism in Cartagena and its region. We want to thank the organization for the trust placed in us, as well as congratulate all the winners for their great work.