AIRPORT--Princess Juliana International Airport Operating Company N.V. recently received a 2016 Bizz Award in Washington, D.C., from the World Confederation of Businesses Worldcob.
The Bizz Award “recognizes the business excellence” of companies from around the world and their promotion of “corporate social responsibility,” according to Worldcob.
“It is an honour to accept the 2016 Bizz Award on behalf of St. Maarten. This award is for the work that is carried out daily at the Airport, as a team consisting of management, personnel, stakeholders, and because of the international scope of the award, our hub partners as well,” said Airport Deputy Managing Director Larry Donker.
“The obtained recognition will allow St. Maarten’s Airport to grow at the business level because it increases the capacity for business relationship, generates more businesses and revitalizes the Airport’s corporate image,” according to Worldcob.
The 2016 gala award ceremony, which was attended by Donker, was held at The Willard Intercontinental in Washington on July 31.
The Award means that St. Maarten’s Airport “has been considered as an elite member of Worldcob,” according to the organization.
Worldcob is based in Houston, Texas, and membership also allows for the management of companies receiving the Bizz Award “to generate business among the members of Worldcob and promote the socially responsible corporate culture,” stated the organization.
Worldcob members and Bizz Award recipients include banking, media, insurance, medical, and energy corporations located in United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Nigeria, Turkey, India, China, Indonesia, Jordan, Angola, Peru, and the Dominican Republic, among other countries, according to the business organisation.