Nominations Now Being Accepted for 2022 Travel & Tourism Awards

National Travel & Tourism Week Celebration to Honor Local “Hospitality Heroes”

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

​Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Virginia Beach Travel & Tourism awards. Created to recognize those within the hospitality industry who excel in their work, awards in almost a dozen industry-related categories will be presented to local "hospitality heroes" at a luncheon celebration in May. Nominations in the following categories may be submitted here through March 25, 2022:

  • Carlos Wilson Lifetime Achievement Award (25+ Years of Service)
  • James B. Ricketts Hospitality Hero Award (anyone in the hospitality industry)
  • Banquet/Catering
  • Front Desk
  • Bellman/Valet/Concierge
  • Housekeeping/Laundry
  • Maintenance/Engineer
  • Hostess/Host/Cashier
  • Dishwasher/Busser
  • Wait staff/Bartender
  • Kitchen staff

Established by a congressional resolution in 1983, National Travel & Tourism Week is dedicated to highlighting the power of travel by recognizing the millions of people nationwide who help keep the hospitality industry going strong.

Nominate your favorite local "hospitality heroes" today!

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