Locals Win At The Annual Tourism Awards

Sunday October 31st, 2021

Posted at 12:46pm


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This past week, local businesses were recognized at the Ontario Tourism Awards from the Ontario Tourism Summit in Ottawa.

As part of the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario Tourism Summit, the Ontario Tourism Resilience Awards were held to celebrate Sustainability, Innovation and Collaboration in the tourism sector.

WindsorEats took home awards for Innovation (Cycling) for the Wine Trail Rides and for Innovation (Food Service) for the Outdoor Food Hall. They also took home an award for Collaboration (Food Service) for the WindsorEats Outdoor Food Hall & Holiday Makers Market. With the support of the City of Windsor and St. Clair College, WindsorEats collaborated with YQG Made to host a Holiday Makers Market in conjunction with the Outdoor Food Hall in 2020.

Iron Kettle Bed & Breakfast took home an Innovation (Accommodation) award and Innovation (Francophone Tourism Operators) award.

Tom Lucier & Ian Phillips: Phog Lounge/Meteor Lounge took home an award for Innovation (Beverages).

Additional finalists in the region included:

  • Innovation (Attractions): WindsorEats
  • Innovation (Festivals & Events): Tom Lucier & Ian Phillips: Phog Lounge/Meteor Lounge
  • Innovation (Food Service): Tom Lucier & Ian Phillips: Phog Lounge/Meteor Lounge
  • Collaboration (Independent Businesses): Pop Sandbox Inc. & Town of Amherstburg for the Olde Amherstburg Ghost

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