Southern Delaware Tourism Accepting Applications for 2010 Tourism Recognition Award

by Dave on October 4, 2010

Southern Delaware Tourism has begun accepting nominations for the 2010 Southern Delaware Tourism Recognition Award. The annual award recognizes the efforts of local individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact on Sussex County, Delaware’s tourism industry.

According to Aubrey Manzo, Southern Delaware Tourism’s Marketing Manager, “Sussex County’s tourism industry is comprised of a phenomenal group of partners. The success of the industry, and the economic impact that it has on our county and state, directly reflects the tireless efforts that these partners put forth, and this is a time to recognize their hard work and celebrate their accomplishments.”

In 2009, the award was presented to Dogfish Head Craft Brewery. Dogfish’s extremely successful brewery tours welcome between 600 and 800 visitors weekly in the summer season and continue to bring 150 to 200 people each week in the shoulder season. Additionally, Dogfish’s local partnerships allow for tours to be tied into a variety of local events and overnight hotel packages.

Eligible nominees must work in Sussex County, Delaware. The award applies to contributions to the tourism industry in Sussex County, Delaware prior to October 2010. Nomination forms must be received by Southern Delaware Tourism by Monday, November 15, 2010 to be considered.

For more information on the awards and for nomination forms, visit http://visitsoutherndelaware.com/2010_Nomination_Form.htm.

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