Top Frontline Tourism Worker Award

Help the CTO recognize Colorado frontline workers for their tireless efforts in ensuring hospitality that guests cherish and remember. We pride ourselves on our Colorado-style hospitality and research has shown that it sets us apart from other destinations and brings back visitors time and time again. 

Do you know a frontline worker that goes above and beyond to make all visitors and residents feel welcomed? Are you with an agency that has a similar award? Help us lift these stories by submitting a nomination packet! 

Nominations are closed. Join us at Gov Con to honor the winners listed below! 


Type: Award

For: Tourism professionals

Nomination period: March 8, 2022 through April 1, 2022

OEDIT division: Colorado Tourism Office

Do you know someone on the frontline who goes above and beyond to make everyone feel welcomed and cared about? To nominate a frontline worker simply submit fill out the form below OR submit a nomination packet in PDF form that includes (but is not limited to):

  • Name and contact information.
  • Any supporting documents on how the candidate interacts with visitors and shows exemplary love and appreciation for Colorado and the industry. 
  • Additional information if available: Pictures, news articles, videos, testimonials.
  • We accept any format from similar award nominations in 2021.
  • Nomination packets will be accepted from Tuesday, March 8th, 2022 to Friday, April 1st, 2022
  • Must be an employed Colorado frontline tourism worker. A frontline tourism worker is defined as someone who works directly with visitors and residents.
  • The Judging Panel will evaluate based on supporting documents outlined above.

The winners will receive:

  • Recognition at a live CTO industry webinar on Tuesday, May 3rd from 12-1 pm MST.
  • 1 free registration to the Colorado Tourism Governor’s Conference and a night’s stay at the conference hotel.
  • A commemorative award to be presented at the Governor’s Awards for Outstanding Colorado Tourism Efforts on Thursday, September 22, 2022, in Snowmass, Colorado.
  • Recognition on the CTO’s industry website and newsletter.
  • Mention in a press release with possible subsequent media coverage.

CTO will honor all nominees at both the industry webinar on May 3 and the Governor’s Awards Dinner for Outstanding Tourism Efforts.

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