The Tourism Industry Association of Yukon (TIA Yukon) hosted their Tourism Awards of Excellence on Friday, April 21 at the Old Fire Hall. 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: Coast High Country Inn: Will & Kate “Worodl’s Most Famous 3 Star Hotel” (YCB Member)

 Innovator of the Year Award: Lumel Studios (YCB member)

Cultural Tourism Award: Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre (YCB Member)

Event of the Year: Thaw Di Gras in Dawson City (YCB Member)

Tourism Employee of the Year: David Mountain, Air North, Yukon’s Airline (YCB Member)

Traveller Experience Award: Sundog Retreat

Sustainable Tourism Award: Dickson Outfitters

Lifetime Achievement Award: Frantic Follies

A big congratulations to all!