Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence

Nominations for the 2017 Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence are now closed. 

Congratulations to our 2016 recipients:

Partner - TIANS

ALASTAIR & FRANCES CAMPBELL TOURISM ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
- Mr. Dennis Campbell, Ambassatours Gray Line

An individual who has demonstrated long-term commitment, energy, service, and vision to the enhancement of the Tourism Industry in Nova Scotia.
Sponsored by TIANS

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AMBASSADOR AWARD
— The Curse of Oak Island

An individual or organization who has excelled in efforts to develop Tourism on a provincial, national, or international basis, and whose activities have made a major impact on Tourism and Culture in Nova Scotia.
Sponsored by Destination Halifax

Partner - Parks Canada

PARKS CANADA SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AWARD
— Antigonish Highland Games

The criteria established for the Parks Canada Sustainable Tourism Award reflect the three pillars of sustainable tourism; development-economic viability, environmental sustainability, and cultural appropriateness. The recipient of this award has made a contribution to practicing and promoting sustainable tourism in Nova Scotia.
Sponsored by Parks Canada

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TOURISM BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD
— Amos Pewter

Recognizes the best of the best in one of the five sectors. The winner of this award is recognized for their efforts in outstanding service, dedication and commitment to the Industry.
Sponsored by the Tourism Nova Scotia

Partner - Halifax Port Authority

CULINARY TOURISM EXCELLENCE AWARD
— Robert Risley, RCR Hospitality

The Culinary Tourism Award is presented to an operator, advocate or event that is dedicated to advancing the culinary tourism movement in Nova Scotia. Connecting people to the local flavours through food and beverage offerings has become integral to the provincial brand. This award recognizes the passion and excellence of our growers, restauranteurs, chefs, and beverage producers as well as other relevant nominees.
Sponsored by Halifax Port Authority

Partner - NSTHRC

TOURISM CHAMPION
— Anthony Pollard

The Tourism Champion Award is presented to a recipient whose efforts have had a positive impact on the growth of the tourism industry. Sponsored by Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council

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NEW TOURISM BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD
— The Bite House Restaurant, Baddeck NS

This award recognizes a new tourism business in Nova Scotia that has demonstrated notable achievements in areas such as: business growth/economic impact, excellence in customer service, innovation and a quality focus in the operation.
Sponsored by Halifax Stanfield International Airport

Bay Ferries Limited

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD
— Festival Volunteer Drive'ers Association

Recognizes people who are making a significant contribution to the local community in which they do business. 
Sponsored by Bay Ferries Ltd.

 

 Past Winners:

2016 Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence Winners

2015 Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence Winners

2014 Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence Winners

2013 Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence Winners

2012 Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence Winners

2011 Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence Winners

2010 Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence Winners

2009 Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence Winners

2008 Crystla Tourism Awards of Excellence Winners

2007 Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence Winners

2006 Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence Winners


A special thank you to our award partner:

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