4:27 pm in Festival News
[Source: Ottawa Tourism press release]
Over 400 tourism industry insiders will gather tonight at an event at the Algonquin College School of Hospitality & Tourism to celebrate the achievements of front-line staff during the 16th annual Ottawa Tourism Stars of the City Recognition Evening.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Main Dining Room, Building D, Algonquin College, 1385 Woodroffe Avenue
6:30 p.m. — Reception
7:00 p.m. — Dinner
8:30 p.m. — Awards presentation begins
Approx. 9:50 p.m. — Star of the City 2011 announced
A total of 1,052 nominations were received from residents and visitors to the region over the past year, nominating front-line staff from 89 businesses for their real-life examples of excellence in customer service. Everyone who is nominated as a Star of the City will receive a gold “star” lapel pin, a symbol of customer service excellence here in Ottawa and Canada’s Capital Region.
An independent panel of judges comprised of industry leaders decided among 22 finalists to award the ultimate “Star of the City 2011” as well as winners in the following 8 categories.