BC Tourism Industry Awards 17 Award Nominations

BC Tourism Industry Awards

2020 BC Tourism Industry Awards

Congratulations to our Award Winners!

TIABC Lifetime Achievement Award

Sponsored by the Tourism Industry Association of BC

BC Tourism Industry Awards 16
Rick Antonson
Former President and CEO, Tourism Vancouver

Employees First Award BC Tourism Industry Awards 1

This award recognizes a British Columbia tourism and hospitality industry employer who has upheld high standards of excellence in occupational health & safety, and human resource management practices.


  • White Spot Limited


  • Nicklaus North Golf Course
  • Brentwood Bay Resort

Customer Service Award BC Tourism Industry Awards 3

This award recognizes frontline employees whose exceptional customer service contributed to outstanding travel experiences for visitors.


  • Gerald Lafortune, Wicked Wine Tours


  • Katharina Reimann, E-bus
  • William Hazen, Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort

Innovation Award     BC Tourism Industry Awards 15

This award recognizes an individual, organization or consortium that has devised and implemented an outstanding marketing campaign or initiative that is directed at increasing the number of visitors to or within British Columbia.


  • Tourism Kamloops


  • The Fraser Valley Group
  • BC Ale Trail

Remarkable Experience Award Destination Think!

This award recognizes a British Columbia tourism business or organization that has developed, delivered, promoted and sold a new or improved tourism product or experience that reflects the essence of British Columbia and contributes to a remarkable visitor experience. Festivals/events, adventure/outdoor, food and beverage, cultural/ heritage, urban/rural and accommodation experiences may all be considered within this category.


  • Retallack


  • Northern FanCon
  • The Bear, The Fish, The Root, The Berry

Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) Professional Excellence Award BC Tourism Industry Awards 2

Recognizes community DMOs for outstanding performance, accountability and commitment to the tourism industry in British Columbia.


  • Tourism Richmond


  • Tourism Fernie
  • Tourism Revelstoke

Indigenous Tourism Award BC Tourism Industry Awards 4

This category recognizes Indigenous tourism operations that demonstrate authenticity, cultivate a greater understanding of Indigenous culture, history and traditions, and contribute to the sustainability of the local Indigenous community.


  • St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino


  • Kiixin Village, Huu-ay-aht First Nations
  • The Lund Resort at Klah ah men

Accessible Tourism Award  Gov't BC

This category recognizes a BC-based tourism business/attraction that has made a significant contribution towards making BC an inclusive and welcoming destination for everyone, that has built capacity to support more accessible tourism products, services and experiences, and provides an outstanding travel experience for visitors with disabilities.


  • Ogopogo Tours


  • Big White Ski Resort
  • Caledonia Nordic Ski Club


The BC Tourism Industry Awards recognize excellence in the province’s tourism industry. Recipients provide outstanding service, exemplify best business practices, innovative marketing and deliver tourism experiences that contribute to the success of BC’s tourism industry – which currently generates $14.6 billion in revenue for the province’s economy.

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Recognize a special tourism industry individual or organization by nominating them in one of the six award categories below. Help us recognize the best of the best in BC’s tourism industry!