Awards to be presented for activities that took place from January 1, 2020 – July 31, 2022. In recognition of the exceptional circumstances of the past 2.5 years, these awards will be reflective of this period. We are proud to honour tourism businesses that rose to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and continued to innovate and engage with partners and their communities.
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Given the extraordinarily difficult times over the last 2 years this award recognizes a Saskatchewan business, partnership, organization, event, or attraction that launched their business during COVID-19, and has demonstrated innovation, ingenuity, hard work and perseverance to establish a strong, viable and successful new business in the tourism sector. The recipient of this award will be an entity that was launched after January 1, 2020.
INDIGENOUS TOURISM EXPERIENCE AWARD
Recognizes a business, partnership, organization, event, or attraction that incorporates Saskatchewan Indigenous culture, traditions, and stories into its product offering. This recipient demonstrates a commitment to delivering authentic Indigenous experiences and working collaboratively to enhance the tourism landscape in Saskatchewan.
TOURISM EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Recognizes a front-line employee whose professionalism, dedication, attitude, and quality of service exemplifies excellence in the tourism industry. TOURISM
TOURISM BUILDER AWARD
Presented by Tourism Saskatchewan These individuals have made tourism an important part of their life’s work, and their actions have had a positive impact on the industry they serve. Tourism Builders have helped to shape our sector as a vibrant contributor to the economy and position Saskatchewan as a welcoming destination.