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GVB & GHRA Seek Nominations For 2014 Golden Latte Awards

April 4, 2014

Nomination Deadline Set For April 30

(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and the Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association (GHRA) are seeking nominations for 13 categories in the upcoming 2014 Golden Latte Awards.

“The Golden Latte Awards is the perfect opportunity to recognize individuals, organizations and companies that have gone beyond expectation to serve our local community and visitors,” said GVB General Manager Karl Pangelinan. “We encourage everyone in the hotel and tourism industry to help us find nominees that exemplify the spirit of our island and contribute to making our home a better place for all.”

“We are happy to collaborate with GVB once again to showcase the hard working candidates and companies that really define the tourism experience on Guam, “ said GHRA President Mary P. Rhodes. “The Golden Latte Awards fuels workforce development and a recognition program that is truly deserving of the industry’s best kept secret- its employees.”

The categories for the Golden Latte Awards available for nomination include:

Golden Latte – Lifetime Achievement

Golden Latte – Individual

Golden Latte – Hotelier

Golden Latte – Restaurateur

Golden Latte – Allied

Golden Latte – Courage

Håfa Adai Spirit – Individual

Håfa Adai Spirit – Business

Hospitality Employees aRe Outstanding (HERO) for supervisory and non-supervisory

Most Outstanding Local Tourism Promotion in 2013

Most Outstanding Local Tourism Facility in 2013

Most Outstanding Local Tourism Project/Event in 2013

Most Outstanding Local Tourism Optional Tour in 2013

To nominate a person, organization or company go to or stop by the GVB Office in Tumon. The deadline to submit nominations is Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 5 p.m.

For more information on the nominating process, please contact GHRA Project Manager BinaJo Garcia via email at [email protected].

Media Contact: JOSH TYQUIENGCO - Public Information Officer