The Paradise Coast 2019 Tourism Star Awards

Nominate your hospitality stars!

You’re invited to come celebrate all those who help our visitors fall in love with our destination. Join us at the 17th Annual Tourism Star Awards “Adventure in Paradise” Luncheon.

The Tourism Star Awards luncheon will take place at the Naples Grande on September 27, 2019. Florida's Paradise Coast is inviting you to recognize and celebrate the thousands of dedicated tourism professionals who provide exceptional customer service and help our visitors create special memories with their families and friends throughout their time here. Our visitors continue to have one of the highest satisfaction ratings in the state of Florida, and our visitor spending continues to rise.

To nominate individuals for this year's Paradise Coast Tourism Star Awards, first review the Tourism Star Awards Rules & Guidelines. Please review the rules and guidelines before you begin.

You will also benefit from reading these tips for nominators to help you write the best possible nomination submission. Once you’ve done that, choose a category for your nomination below.

The deadline date for nominations is Monday, September 09, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. 

Read the qualifications for each category to make sure you are submitting your nominee to the most appropriate category. Please fill out the form and provide all the required information to make sure your nomination is given proper consideration. Each nomination must be a unique write-up. Duplicate nominations or nominations from previous years will not be accepted. Please include at least three specific examples about what makes this person outstanding and how they encourage visitors to have positive experiences on the Paradise Coast.

You may also attach Word or PDF documents to support your entry. For instance, if you have five exceptional guest letters about the nominee, you could put all of them into one PDF document to attach.

We are also again asking for a high-resolution, headshot-style photo of each nominee so that all nominees can be represented in the event presentation. Please be sure to upload an in-focus photo that shows the smiling face of your nominee.

The deadline date for nominations is Monday, September 09, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. 

- Your CVB Staff

If you have questions, please contact Michelle.Pirre at the CVB.