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Visit Muskogee Hosts Inaugural Tourism Awards Banquet to Celebrate Local Tourism
Muskogee, Oklahoma – July 12, 2023 – Visit Muskogee, the esteemed destination marketing
organization promoting the vibrant city of Muskogee, is thrilled to announce the upcoming first
annual Tourism Awards Banquet. This prestigious event aims to recognize and honor
outstanding individuals and businesses that have made significant contributions to the growth
and development of tourism in the Muskogee community.
Scheduled to take place on August 3rd, at the Muskogee Little Theatre, the Tourism Awards
Banquet promises to be an evening filled with celebration, camaraderie, and recognition. The
event will bring together tourism professionals, community leaders, local stakeholders, and
esteemed guests to acknowledge the invaluable efforts of those who have helped shape
Muskogee into a thriving tourism destination.
The awards banquet will feature various categories recognizing the diverse range of
contributors to Muskogee’s tourism industry. Among the prestigious accolades that will be
Best Customer Service: This award recognizes the individual or organization in the
Muskogee tourism industry that consistently goes above and beyond to provide
exceptional customer service.
Best New Holiday Attraction: This award honors the recently introduced holiday
attraction in Muskogee that has captured the hearts and imaginations of both locals
Volunteer of the Year: This award celebrates the exceptional contributions and
dedication of an individual volunteer who has selflessly given their time and energy
to support the tourism industry in Muskogee.
Event of the Year: This award recognizes the outstanding event held in Muskogee
that has had a significant impact on the local community and attracted visitors from
near and far.
Booster of the Year: This award honors the significant financial contribution made by
an Individual, Business, or Organization who has supported Tourism’s efforts
throughout the year.
Attraction of the Year: This award recognizes the exceptional attraction in Muskogee
that has stood out among the rest and become a must-visit destination.
“We are delighted to host the first annual Tourism Awards Banquet to recognize the outstanding
individuals and businesses that have played a pivotal role in promoting Muskogee as a premier
tourism destination,” said Tammye Howell, executive director of tourism. “These awards will not
only honor their remarkable achievements but also inspire others to contribute to the growth and success of our vibrant city.”
The Tourism Awards Banquet is expected to attract widespread attention from local media,
tourism professionals, and community members. By highlighting the exemplary efforts and
accomplishments of Muskogee’s tourism champions, this event will further strengthen the city’s
position as a must-visit destination in the region.
For more information about the first annual Tourism Awards Banquet and Visit Muskogee,
please go to visitmuskogee.com or contact the Visit Muskogee offices at (918) 684-6202.
About Visit Muskogee:
Visit Muskogee is a program of the Muskogee Tourism Authority, a public trust of the City of
Muskogee. Dedicated to promoting tourism and fostering economic growth in Muskogee,
Oklahoma. By showcasing Muskogee’s vibrant community, historical landmarks, annual
events, and diverse attractions, the Authority aims to attract visitors and highlight the
unique experiences Muskogee has to offer