The Telluride Tourism Board recently announced an annual awards program that will recognize community members for excellence in promoting and retaining tourism to the destination. The inaugural Spirit of Tourism Achievement Recognition (STAR) Awards will be announced at the TTB's Annual Meeting on June 7 at the Madeline Hotel & Residences. The STAR Awards will focus on three tourism focused areas: Service, Marketing & PR and the Destination SuperSTAR. Prizes ranging from Ride Festival tickets to an ad in the Visitor Guide will be awarded to the winners.
Candidates can be nominated by colleagues or self-nominated, based on the following criteria:
PromoSTAR: The PromoSTAR will be given to a person or business that has successfully promoted the Telluride brand through marketing and/or PR efforts. Results can be measured through media hits, visitation, Google analytics, etc. The PromoSTAR will receive a $500 gift certificate to the local restaurant of their choice.