Tourism office seeking nominees for awards



The Vancouver USA Regional Tourism Office is now accepting nominations for the sixth annual Clark County Tourism Awards. The awards recognize key individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to tourism and economic growth in the region.

The three award categories open for nominations are: Tourism Ambassador Award, which recognizes the achievements and outstanding contributions of an individual to enhance the experience of visitors; Outstanding Tourism Professional, honoring an individual who has a history of ingenuity, innovation, and leadership in promoting Vancouver and Clark County as tourist destinations; and the Spirit of Tourism Award, which recognizes an attraction, venue, event, or any other business that has contributed to the economic vitality of the region.

To nominate a person, event or business, go to the Tourism Office website. Nominations are accepted until Nov. 5.