Ka’ana Boutique Resort Named Tourism Employer Of The Year


Resort Accepts First Award From The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry

San Ignacio, Belize -” August 20, 2008 -” The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry named Ka’ana Boutique Resort Tourism Employer of the Year. This is the first tourism award for Ka’ana, which opened in September 2007.

“Ka’ana is not only the premier boutique resort in Belize, but also the most respected place for tourism professionals to work,” said Eva Garfield, Deputy General Manager at Ka’ana.

The prestigious award was accepted by Resort Director Ian Lizarraga at the First Annual Employer of the Year Gala Event, held on August 15 in Belize City. The Rotary Club of Belize developed and co-sponsored the Employer of the Year competition along with the Belize Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

“One of the greatest ways to give back to a community is through its people,” said Colin Hannan, Owner. “The Ka’ana family strives to make a positive impact on Belize.”

The Employer of the Year competition is intended to encourage employment practices that follow the tenets of the Four Way Test, a four-question ethical guideline used by Rotarians. Ka’ana Boutique Resort was one of two tourism finalists nominated for the award.