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Awards, Accolades & Anniversaries

Recognition for Tucson's travel industry, accolades for jobs well-done & anniversaries of tourism partners.

Awards & Accolades

Tucson Destination & Visit Tucson Partners (updated September 2019)

Visit Tucson & Tucson Destination Marketing Awards

  • Association Conventions & Facilities magazine - Distinctive Achievement Award, August/September 2017 
  • Cvent, Inc. - Top 50 Meeting Destinations in the United States - 2013 , 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Corporate & Incentive Travel magazineAward of Excellence for service to meeting and incentive planners, selected by the subscribers - 1989, 1993, 1996-2001, 2005-2007, 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Gold Service Award for Professionalism, Dedication and Service to Corporate and Association Meeting Planners - 1988, 1990-2017 (27 consecutive years) 
  • Successful Meetings Magazine, Pinnacle Award for Outstanding Destination Support Organization - 1991, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000-2017 (20 consecutive years)     

 

Anniversaries - Visit Tucson Partners

This list marks the year each business or major annual event began operating

  • Arizona Inn – 90th anniversary in 2020 (1930-2020)
  • Main Gate Square-Marshall Foundation, celebrates 90 years, since first stores opened, in 2020
  • Hotel Congress, locally and privately owned, celebrates 100 years in 2019
  • The Tucson Museum of Art, founded in 1924, celebrates 95 years in 2019
  • Old Tucson, Wild West attraction and film location, celebrates 80 years in 2019
  • Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair celebrates 50 years in December in 2019
  • All Souls Procession – 30th anniversary in 2019
  • ​Loft Film Fest – 10th anniversary in 2019 
  • UA Presents marks 25 years in 2019
  • Tanque Verde Ranch, locally and privately owned, celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2018
  • Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, locally and privately owned, marks its 65th anniversary in 2018

For More Information Contact:

Mary Rittmann

Vice President of Communications & Tourism

1 (520) 770-2127

Dan Gibson

Senior Director of Communications

1 (520) 770-2133

 

 

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