The Nebraska Tourism Commission is now accepting nominations for 2015 Nebraska Tourism Industry Awards. Nominate a tourism publication, website, organization or individual for a 2015 Nebraska Tourism Industry Award.
For the second year in a row, Richardson Adventure Farm's corn maze has been awarded "best design" by the North American Farm Direct Marketing Association (NAFDMA).
For the tenth year in a row, Eaglewood Resort & Spa has received the coveted AAA Four-Diamond Award. Given by the American Automobile Association (AAA), the prestigious award acknowledges hotels and resorts that consistently provide stellar service and world-class accommodations. Eaglewood Resort & Spa, which was the only Chicago-area property to receive the Four-Diamond rating, is a Benchmark Resort located in Itasca, Illinois, 30 minutes from the Chicago Loop.
The GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), and Meeting Professionals International (MPI) announced that they recently presented the distinguished Certificate in Meeting Management (CMM) to 46 meeting and travel professionals. This inaugural class marks the first group to successfully complete the updated CMM program developed jointly by GBTA and MPI and delivered by the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, and thus they have earned the premier CMM designation – the business standard of excellence for meeting and travel professionals.
Mike Feigenbaum, board chairman for the DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau, received the Ambassador of Hospitality Award at the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association’s 20th Annual Hospitality Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, May 19, at McCormick Place in Chicago. The luncheon was held in conjunction with the 96th Annual National Restaurant Show.
The Abbey Resort today announced that it has been recognized as a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winner. The Certificate of Excellence award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor. The ‘Hall of Fame’ was created to honor those businesses that have earned a Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years. Winners include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a superior customer experience.
The Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals has awarded VISIT Milwaukee three Gold Hermes Creative awards and one Honorable Mention for work completed in 2014. The Hermes Creative Awards recognize outstanding work in the creative industry done by corporate marketing and communications departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies and freelancers. The Hermes Awards received over 6,000 entries this year from across the US, Canada and several other countries.
metroConnections, Inc. – an award-winning conference, event, stage production and transportation services firm – is pleased to announce that Sales Manager Sydney Wolf is the recipient of the EMPI Rising Star Award from the Minnesota chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPI).
Nebraska Tourism’s “Visit Nebraska. Visit Nice.” campaign was the recipient of multiple AMA Lincoln awards at an award ceremony at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln, NE on Thursday night, May 7th. Bailey Lauerman and Nebraska Tourism won 9 Prism and 2 Merit Awards. The AMA Prism Awards recognize the best in marketing, based on the business challenge, goals/objectives, the strategy for achieving those goals execution, the creative execution of the strategy and the measurable results from the work produced.
Visit Saint Paul, the city’s official convention & visitors bureau, recognized five award winners for supporting tourism during the organization’s Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 5, at CHS Field in Lowertown. They are: Metro Transit as Partner of the Year, Union Depot as Member of the Year, Hockey Day Minnesota as Event of the Year, SUPERVALU Sales 4 All Seasons as Meeting of the Year and Jim Ibister, Vice President of Facility Administration - Minnesota Wild and General Manager - Saint Paul RiverCentre as “Hometown Hero.”