Manitoba Tourism Awards Winners 2015
17th Annual Manitoba Tourism Awards
Each year, The Manitoba Tourism Awards recognize outstanding contributions to the provincial tourism industry. Manitoba continues to benefit from the work of all nominees who have gone above and beyond in promoting the province as a destination, providing memorable service to visitors, developing the tourism industry and more.
Congratulations to the nominees, finalists and winners in each of the eleven categories. For full biographies of each winner, visit Manitoba Tourism Awards.
Aboriginal Tourism Award: Royal Winnipeg Ballet: Going Home Star - Truth and Reconciliation
Aspiring Youth Award: Sylvie Fouasse
Event of the Year Award - under $5,000: Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre - Unveiling of Suzy Mosasaur
Event of the Year Award - over $5,000: Virden Indoor Rodeo & Wild West Daze
Innovation Award: Assiniboine Park: Journey to Churchill
Marketing Excellence Award: Festival du Voyageur
Partnership Award: Parks Canada & Variety, the Children's Charity of Manitoba
Sustainable Tourism Award: Churchill Wild
Volunteer of the Year Award: Jane Graham
Award of Distinction - Individual: Gerry Turenne (posthumous)
Winnipeg Airports Authority Award of Distinction: Folklorama