The Tourism Industry Association of Yukon (TIA Yukon) hosted their Tourism Awards of Excellence on Thursday, April 19 at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre. The awards highlight the industry and recognize people, places, organizations and events that have shown excellence in the Yukon tourism industry. Of the eight awards given out five were members of the Yukon Convention Bureau. The winners of the 2017 Tourism Award of Excellence were:

Yukon Marketing Innovation Award: Downtown Hotel – Manhunt for the Missing Toe (YCB Member)

 Innovator of the Year Award: Air North – Aurora 360 Flight (YCB member)

Cultural Tourism Award: Long Ago Peoples Place

Event of the Year: Dań Kwanje ‘A-Nààn

Tourism Employee of the Year: Jonah Tredger, Westmark Whitehorse (YCB Member)

Traveller Experience Award: Northern Lights Resort and Spa

Sustainable Tourism Award: Single Track to Success

Yukon Culinary Experience Award: Miche Genest

A big congratulations to all!