Front Row: Karen Martin, Black Knight Inn – Danielle Fortin, Pursuit Adventures, Kayla Smith, Red Deer Airport, Breanna LaJeunesse, Holiday Day Inn South – Lisa LeBlanc , Best Western – Jennifer Pratt, Best Western Back Row: Belinda Ducholke, Discovery Wild Life Park – Doug Bos, Discovery Wild Life Park – Deb Bos, Discovery Wild Life Park - Graham Ingham, Red Deer Airport, Sherie Luxton, Best Western – Alex Chariatis, Mohave Smokehouse & Bar – Tony Sieweke, Mohave Smokehouse & Bar. (Photo submitted by Tourism Red Deer)

2016 Red Deer Experience Winners

On June 8th, the Tourism Industry celebrated the finalists and winner of this year’s Red Deer Experience Awards at an outdoor reception and luncheon at the Westerner Parks’s Harvest Gardens.

Red Deer Experience Awards program provides an opportunity for consumers as well as businesses to share a photo, video or story demonstrating outstanding service or a great tourism experience they have encountered in Red Deer and Red Deer County. Nominations are received online throughout the year. The nominations are then reviewed by a panel of judges who select the finalists and ultimate winner in each of the categories. Winners are selected honoring individual service and achievement as well as businesses that have demonstrated excellence in service and overall tourism experience.

2016 WINNERS

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACCOMMODATIONS

Karen Martin – Black Knight Inn

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL TOURISM ACTIVITY

Danielle Fortin – Pursuit Adventures

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL DINING / FOOD

Breanna LaJeunesse – Holiday Inn & Suites Red Deer South.

OUTSTANDING BUSINESS ACCOMMODATIONS

Best Western PLUS Red Deer Inn & Suites

OUTSTANDING BUSINESS TOURISM ACTIVITY

Discovery Wildlife Park

OUTSTANDING BUSINESS DINING / FOOD

Mohave Smokehouse & Bar

OUTSTANDING BUSINESS SOCIAL MEDIA

Red Deer Airport

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