The Jacksonville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau announced their “Friend of Tourism” award recipient during National Travel and Tourism week at their Chamber Business After Hours event.
Michelle Foreman-Smith, General Manager of the Hampton Inn by Hilton, received this award as a recognition of her passion for area tourism. Foreman-Smith has welcomed and assisted many groups and events outside and within the community all of which have had a positive impact on tourism and the local economy. The “Friend of Tourism” award was created to celebrate the strong, ongoing, personal commitment by the individual who freely gives their time and skill, contributing to the professionalism of our industry and the positive image of tourism in the Jacksonville Area.
For more information about the Jacksonville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, visit our website at http://www.jacksonvilleil.org .