Orange County Tourism Council’s “Service Excellence” Awards
Recognize and Reward Exceptional Employees

2003 Service Excellence Awards Gala
Location and Date to be announced.

The Orange County Tourism Council’s “Service Excellence” Awards recognize travel, tourism and hospitality employees and volunteers who take extra steps to provide our visitors with a positive and memorable experience during their visit. The program celebrates local service excellence and lets our visitors know that serving them is our top priority.

We encourage our guests, customers and fellow professionals to recognize an “exceptional employee” by nominating them for a Service Excellence Award. It’s easy! Simply complete our On-line Nomination Form or print a copy of the Nomination Form and fax it to us. Tell us why they deserve recognition for outstanding customer service. The entire process can be completed in minutes.

Nominees for a Service Excellence Award are immediately recognized with a Certificate of Excellence from the Orange County Tourism Council suitable for framing. In addition, approximately 21 finalists from seven industry categories are selected, hosted and recognized as part of the evening’s ceremonies at the prestigious annual Service Excellence Awards Gala. These categories are:

      • Accommodations
      • Arts & Culture
      • Attractions
      • Chambers of Commerce/Convention & Visitor Bureaus
      • Restaurants
      • Retail
      • Transportation

During the night of the gala, one person from each category is selected to receive a beautiful award and prize package; all finalists receive gift baskets. The Walter Knott Award is also presented to the best candidate of all categories for recognition as “The Tourism Person of the Year.”

Don’t miss out on this terrific opportunity to recognize your “Star Performer!”  The deadline for nominations for this year’s Service Excellence Awards Gala is January 31st.

Service Excellence Awards On-line Nomination Form

Or if you would prefer to print out the form and send it via fax or mail:
Service Excellence Awards
Nomination Form (Adobe Acrobat Required.)

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