CBDC Tourism Business Award of Excellence




The ‘finest kind’ is high praise in Newfoundland and Labrador and this is an apt way to describe the recipient of the Tourism Business Award of Excellence. Whether you ask their customers, employees, or their peers, all would agree that this business is doing all the right things. The CBDC Tourism Business Award of Excellence was created by Hospitality NL to recognize businesses that have built a reputation for excelling and continuously improving upon all areas of operations – customer service, human resources, and business results. Not only does the business excel in its operations, but they recognize their important role in raising standards and improving the tourism industry of Newfoundland and Labrador. This business has a vision for the future and staff who believe in the vision of the business and are passionate about service delivery.

Please note: 

  • Nominees must be approved under the Tourism Assurance Plan. Learn more.
  • Nominees must be members of Hospitality NL in good standing.
  • Nominees must be in operation for a minimum of two years.
  • Only complete nomination forms will be accepted.
  • Nominations must adhere to the word limit and supporting documentation guidelines.

Previous Award Winners:

2023        Fishers’ Loft Inn, Port Rexton
2022       Grates Cove Studios, Grates Cove
2021       Ocean Quest Inc, St. John’s
2020       Rafting Newfoundland, Exploits River
2019       Farm & Market at Clarenville Inn, Clarenville
2018       Edge of the Avalon Inn, Trepassey
2017       O’Brien’s Whale & Bird Tours, Bay Bulls
2016       Doctor’s House Inn & Spa, Green’s Harbour
2015       Fogo Island Inn, Fogo Island
2014       Riverfront Chalets & Rafting NL, Exploits River, TCH
2013       Anchor Inn Hotel & Suites, Twillingate
2012       Iceberg Quest Ocean Tours, St. John’s
2011       Northland Discovery Boat Tours, St. Anthony
2010       Coopers’ Minipi Camps, Goose Bay
2009       Mayflower Adventures, Roddickton


To submit a nomination for the CBDC Tourism Business Award of Excellence, complete the following 4-part nomination form.

*Nominations open on Monday November 27th, 2023 & close on Wednesday December 20th, 2023 at 11:59pm (NST).

2024 CBDC Tourism Business Award of Excellence

  • Part 1: Nominee Information

  • Part 2: Nomination Questions

  • Please be sure to accurately answer all of the following questions, as they form the basis of the award criteria used by the selection committee.
  • Part 3: Supporting Documentation

  • You may also provide as part of the award submission:
    • Maximum of 3 pictures (jpeg)
    • 1 supporting document up to a maximum of 250 words (e.g. a testimonial)
  • Drop files here or
    Max. file size: 1 GB, Max. files: 4.
    • Part 4: Nominator Information


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