Bold Hospitality Awards
Get ready for an incredible blast of excitement! We're thrilled to announce that we're joining forces once again with Kamloops This Week – Reader's Choice Awards as their ultimate, one-of-a-kind title sponsor.
This spring, we're gathering nominations from a massive audience through the 2023 Reader’s Choice Awards online campaign. We want YOU to nominate your favorites for our 6 BOLD Tourism & Hospitality categories. It's your chance to shine the spotlight on the best of the best!
And that's not all, folks! Tourism Kamloops is throwing an industry party to honor these incredible rockstars. Prepare for a night of pure celebration, filled with joy and unforgettable moments - coming this fall.
June 9th - June 30th, 2023
June marks the official call for nominations for the 2023 program. We invite peers, managers, Kamloopsians and visitors to celebrate the rockstars in the Tourism Industry with a nomination. The Kamloops This Week Reader's Choice Awards nomination platform will serve as the hub for gathering nominations.
July 3rd - July 24th, 2023
Voting has never been more important! The entire community will have the opportunity to cast their votes and determine the winners for each category. Through the Kamloops this Week Reader’s Choice Awards, each category will have a full list of nominees and deliver a platform for voting. Anyone can cast their vote for the winner and the process is “Uber” quick.
In true Tourism Kamloops form, we want to celebrate, and we have a few new tricks up our sleeve for this year. Stay tuned for all the details and dates in the month ahead.
Accommodation 'FOH' of the Year
That front desk or valet greeting sets the tone for a memorable stay. These hospo folks know your name on arrival and go out of their way to make your stay top notch.
Assistant | Riverside Bed & Breakfast
Hotel Manager | Scott’s Inn & Restaurant
Front Desk Agent | South Thompson Inn & Conference Centre
Accommodation 'BOH' of the Year
Keeping the lights shining bright and your bad made just right, these champs are working behind the scenes to ensure your overnight stay is beyond expectation.
Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre
Housekeeper/Night Audit | Canada's Best Value Inn & Suites
Housekeeper | Grandview Motel
Quality Assurance Coordinator | Sandman Signature Kamloops Hotel
Tourism Services Leader
Your driver, local guide, or the due on the lawn mower are all working hard to ensure the guests' experience is hitting the high notes!
Customer Service Agent | WestJet Encore
Owner | TasteFull Excursions
Volunteer | Rocky Mountaineer
Tourism Attractions Leader of the Year
These top dawg hospo folk ensure hot-spot local attractions are providing lasting memories. Their smile and can-do attitude keep visitors pumped for the ultimate Kamloops experience.
Owner/Operator | DiVine Tours
Manager of Events & Experiences | Kamloops Heritage Railway
Founder | Kamloops Mounted Patrol
Food + Beverage 'FOH' of the Year
These food & beverage rockstars keep their dining spots hopping from outstanding service and over the top experiences.
Bright Eye Brewing
Server | Moon Wok
Breakfast Host | Fairfield Inn & Suites
Eli Tony Hanna
Owner/Operator | Frenchies Poutinerie
Food + Beverage 'BOH' of the Year
These chefs, cooks, and dishwashers know hot to make their guests; mouth water in anticipation for their fav dish!
Salty Fig Catering
Head Chef | Iron Road Brewery
Chef | Terra Restaurant
Executive Chef | Blue Dining + Lounge
See whos getting noticed in the tourism industry