Human Rights Museum, RAW: almond Win at Tourism Awards

Human Rights Museum, RAW: almond Win at Tourism Awards

Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Canadian Museum for Human Rights (HANDOUT)
Raw: Almond
Raw: almond (JACQUELINE YOUNG PHOTO)

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights and the RAW: almond pop-up river restaurant have been recognized nationally at the Canadian Tourism Awards.

Both attractions picked up awards in Ottawa on Wednesday.

CMHR won the National Cultural Tourism Award and RAW: almond won the Brewster Travel Canada Innovator of the Year Award.

“What an honour for Manitoba tourism attractions to be recognized as the best in Canada,” said Colin Ferguson, Travel Manitoba president and CEO.

“The Manitoba winners and finalists are major contributors to the momentum our tourism industry is experiencing.”

The awards also recognized Michael Resch, owner of the Emerson Duty Free Shop, who was inducted to the Canadian Tourism Hall of Fame for his pioneering work in the Canadian Duty Free industry.

Other finalists at the awards included Travel Manitoba in the Fairmont Hotel & Resorts Marketing Campaign of the Year Award and Churchill Wild in both the Visa Canada Traveller Experience of the Year Award and the Hilton Worldwide Small or Medium-Sized Business of the Year Award.

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