Nominations Now Being Accepted for 2018 Travel & Tourism Awards

Hospitality industry shining stars to be honored in May

Friday, March 02, 2018

​Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Virginia Beach Travel & Tourism Awards. Created to recognize those within the hospitality industry who excel in their work, awards in more than 30 travel and tourism industry-related categories will be presented at a luncheon program to be held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center during National Travel & Tourism Week (NTTW).

This year, NTTW will be celebrated across the nation during the week of May 6-12. Online nominations may be submitted at through March 30, 2018.

Established by a congressional resolution in 1983, NTTW is dedicated to highlighting the power of travel by recognizing the millions of people nationwide who help keep the hospitality industry going strong – on the frontlines and behind the scenes – and serve as the driving force of the hospitality industry.

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