ABOUT HOSPITALITY HEROES
Hospitality is the backbone of the Las Vegas experience and tourism is Southern Nevada’s top economic driver, representing approximately 30 percent of overall employment in the state. The Hospitality Heroes recognition program was created to celebrate the accomplishments of an elite group of hospitality workers who keep Las Vegas the number one tourist destination. The program has received nearly 500 nominations since its launch in 2021.
HOW ARE HOSPITALITY HEROES SELECTED?
Nominees must be with their current employer for a minimum of one year and work in Las Vegas at a tourism-focused business such as a casino resort, restaurant, tour operator, entertainment venue, etc. Nominees must also be in good standing with no pending disciplinary actions. Nominations must describe specific, detailed examples of how the nominee goes above and beyond to positively impact the guest experience.
Winners are selected by an independent committee of local business leaders representing the UNLV School of Hospitality, the Vegas Chamber, the Latin Chamber of Commerce and Travel Nevada. Hospitality Heroes are recognized both at their place of employment and during the LVCVA’s public Board of Directors meeting in addition to receiving a staycation at a Las Vegas resort.
The 2024 Hospitality Heroes program will follow the schedule below:
Quarter 1, 2024
Quarter 2, 2024
Quarter 3, 2024
Quarter 4, 2024
For questions regarding the Hospitality Heroes program, please contact us at email@example.com.
Travel & Tourism Issues
We proactively advocate on crucial travel policy issues to further extend Las Vegas’ influence among policymakers, media and stakeholders as a leading voice in tourism and hospitality.
Surface Transportation Initiatives
To improve mobility to the destination, we’re assembling a multi-state coalition to promote upgrades and investments on the I-15, which are essential to reducing congestion and ensuring a better traveler experience for the 23 million visitors who travel to Las Vegas via this crucial interstate each year.
Brand USA Funding Extension
The LVCVA has been a leading voice in support of continued funding for Brand USA, the nation’s first public-private partnership to spearhead a globally coordinated marketing effort promoting the United States as a premier travel destination.
To advance our advocacy efforts, we work closely with other leaders in the travel industry to promote the benefits of travel and tourism and champion issues of importance to their growth.
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