Three Manitoba nominees are up to win at the 2013 Canadian Tourism Awards.
The Winnipeg Airports Authority, Kareen Chambers of The Fairmont Winnipeg, and Dauphin’s Countryfest have all been named finalists in the categories of community service, employee of the year, and event of the year, respectively.
“It is an honour to have three Manitoba finalists showcased on a national stage. It is truly a testament to the commitment our province’s tourism industry has to provide the best possible experience for visitors to Manitoba,” said Colin Ferguson, president and CEO for Travel Manitoba.
The annual awards will be handed out by the Tourism Association Industry of Canada (TIAC) during a gala dinner ceremony at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier in Ottawa on Tuesday, December 3. They recognize success, leadership and innovation in Canada’s tourism industry, and to reward those people, places, organizations and events that have gone above and beyond to offer travellers superior tourism experiences in Canada.