Celebrate Hospitality at Annual Host Awards, May 7, 2014
Steel Pier’s Anthony Catanoso to Receive Spirit of Hospitality Honor
(Atlantic City, NJ, April 30, 2014) – Join key leaders in Atlantic City’s hospitality industry in saluting the best in the business on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in the Adrian Phillips Ballroom of Boardwalk Hall, as the 17th Annual Atlantic City Host Awards celebrates and encourages excellent customer service industry-wide.
Local workers in 27 categories will be recognized in an Oscar-style ceremony, and Anthony Catanoso, owner/operator of Steel Pier, will receive the Spirit of Hospitality Award for his significant, positive impact on tourism in Atlantic City. In addition, scholarships will be awarded to 12 students in hospitality programs at AtlanticCapeCommunity College, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and FairleighDickensonUniversity.
A limited number of tickets are still available for the dinner and awards program at $65 each and are available by calling Jacqui Carole at 609-449-7174.
MEDIA COVERAGE IS WELCOME. Contact Elaine Zamansky at 609-343-5974.
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About the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) www.njcrda.com
The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents statewide, investing nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide since 1984. Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, CRDA’s mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state’s key economic development agency for Atlantic City. CRDA responsibilities expanded to include Land Use Regulation, Clean and Safe initiatives, group and leisure tourism marketing, attracting and retaining conventions and meetings at the Atlantic CityConvention Center and Boardwalk Hall, and partnership with the Atlantic City Alliance to brand and market Atlantic City. Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority division of CRDA is the first destination marketing organization in New Jersey to achieve prestigious Destination Marketing Accreditation by the Destination Marketing Association International.