The Connecticut Conference on Tourism

April 24, 2014
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Connecticut Conference on Tourism
Hartford, CT

The Connecticut Conference on Tourism

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Awards

Pineapple Awards

 

Congratulations to the 2014 Pineapple Award Winners!

Organizations

Excellence in Tourism Image

An organization recognized for effectively promoting its business as a part of
Connecticut’s tourism product.

 

2014 Pineapple Winners: 

Eastern District               
Abbott’s Lobster, Noank

Central District
Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum, Wethersfield



Western District
Candlelight Farms Inn, New Milford
 

 

Tourism Ambassador

 An organization recognized for consistently supporting tourism with value added contributions.

 

2014 Pineapple Winners: 

Eastern District               
WINY Radio, Putnam

Central District
Hartford Blooms, Hartford



Western District
The Bicycle Tour Company, Kent


Individual Awards

Excellence in Tourism
Service & Hospitality

An individual recognized for consistently providing exceptional service
to the visitor and who understands the true meaning of hospitality.

 

2014 Pineapple Winners: 

Eastern District
Theresa Thesier, Mystic & Shoreline Information Center, Mystic



Central District
Matthew Rutty, Madison Beach Hotel, Madison

Western District
Jhenny Pierre, Residence Inn Danbury, Danbury



Volunteer of the Year

An individual recognized for furthering the tourism industry by his or her volunteer efforts,
time and commitment.

 

2014 Pineapple Winners: 

Eastern District
Karen Gilbransen, Willimantic

Central District
Peter DeMallie, Design Professionals



Western District
Paul Tontini, Western CT Board Representative, Seymour

 

Bring It Home Awards

Congratulations to the following Connecticut residents for hosting their event in our State and thereby supporting Connecticut as a premier destination for meetings, conventions & sports events!


 

Jacques Lamarre

Director of Communications & Special Projects

Mark Twain House & Museum

Stephen King in Conversation with Colin McEnroe

 

Jack McDonald

Director of Athletics, Quinnipiac University

2014 NCAA Frozen Four Women’s Hockey

 

Carol P. Meredith

Director, Prevention Services, CT Dept. of Mental Health & Addiction Services

The National Prevention Network - 27th Annual Prevention Research Conference

 

Brian Cannone

Owner, Fitness Atlantic

Fitness Atlantic 2014

 

Norman K. Prevost

Past President, Project Management Institute

Project Management Institute’s 2013 Region 3 Conference

 

John Henkel

Regional Director for Region #1,

German Shepherd Dog Club of America, Working Dog Association

2013 North American Sieger Show

 

 

AAA Diamond Awards

AAA Four Diamond Award

The afternoon Awards Presentation will open with
an awards ceremony celebrating the recipients
of the prestigious AAA Five Diamond and AAA Four 
Diamond Awards for excellence in the hospitality
and dining categories.

AAA Four Diamond Award

The 2014 AAA Four Diamond recipients include 16
restaurants and hotels in the greater Hartford area
and southeastern Connecticut.

 


2014 Four Diamond Award Winners

Lodging

Delamar Southport
Southport, CT

Grand Pequot Tower at Foxwoods
Mashantucket, CT

Hartford Marriott Downtown
Hartford, CT

Homestead Inn - Thomas Henkelmann       
Greenwich, CT

Hyatt Regency
Riverside, CT

 MGM Grand at Foxwoods
Mashantucket, CT

Mohegan Sun

Uncasville, CT

Saybrook Point Inn and Spa
Old Saybrook, CT

 

Restaurants

Craft Steak
Mashantucket, CT

Fresh Salt
Saybrook, CT

 Octagon
Groton, CT

ON20
Hartford, CT

 Paragon
Mashantucket, CT

Rebecca’s
Greenwich, CT

Thomas Henkelmann
Greenwich, CT

 

 

 

 

2014 Five Diamond Award Winners

Lodging

Mayflower Inn
Washington, CT

Winvian
Morris, CT

Restaurants 

Winvian
Morris, CT