'FOH' of the Year

That front desk or valet greeting sets the tone for a memorable accommodation stay. These hospo folks know your name upon arrival and go out of their way to make your stay top notch.

2022 Nominees

Amandeep Kaur
Travelodge Mountview

Amy Long
Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre

Angee Griffin
Grandview Motel

Harlen Chung
Holiday Inn & Suites

Lina Pulido
Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre

Mamta Manghwani
Holiday Inn Express

Paul Kernot
Grandview Motel

Pav Moore
The Thompson Hotel

Princewill Doubeni
Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre

Stephen Hsiao
Holiday Inn & Suites




2020 Winner

Tracy Jobbagy
Riverside Bed & Breakfast



2019 Winner

Mike Kowk
Hotel Manager
Scott’s Inn & Restaurant​



2018 Winner

Debra Patriquin
Front Desk Agent
South Thompson Inn & Conference Centre


The Process

From May 15th - June 30th, 2022 nominations were gathered from visitors, employers, locals, family and friends through the Kamloops This Week Reader's Choice Awards nomination platform, and from July 1st to 30th the community was able to vote and determine our winners for each category. With the voting process complete, we would like to now invite you to join us in celebrating the hospitality industry and announcing our winners on Wednesday, November 9th, 2022 at the Norkam Mechanical Lounge in the Sandman Centre.



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