YELLOWKNIFE (November 24, 2014) – Two employees of the 60th Parallel Territorial Park have received the 2014 Parks Hospitality Award. Vi and Eric Bartlett received multiple nominations and were acknowledged for their generosity, friendliness and exceptional service.
Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) David Ramsay highlighted the outstanding contributions of the award winners. “For many people, the 60th Parallel Territorial Park and Visitor Centre is the first stop in their NWT travels and Vi and Eric Bartlett ensured that it was a positive first experience for all who came their way,” said the Minister. “They went above and beyond to welcome guests, answer questions and maintain the grounds. Congratulations to both recipients on a job well done and thank you for representing our parks with courtesy and care.”
The award winners were announced at a gala dinner that closed the NWT Tourism Conference and Annual General Meeting, which was hosted in Yellowknife
The Parks Hospitality Award was created in 2005 to recognize people who exhibit extraordinary hospitality and service in NWT parks and visitor centres. Parks and visitor centre staff are nominated by visitors to the territory, who fill out nomination forms at visitor centres, parks and campgrounds.
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