Nominations now open for the The Gozo Tourism Awards – 2017

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Nominations now open for the The Gozo Tourism Awards - 2017The Gozo Tourism Awards – 2017 are being organised tor the tenth consecutive year by the Gozo Tourism Association (GTA).

The GTA said that the awards will bestowed to the Tourism Worker and the Young Tourism Worker who distinguish themselves in the performance of their duties in the touristic sector.

The objectives of these Awards are:

To acknowledge the service given by the employee during the performance of his/her duties in the Gozitan Tourism Sector.

To acknowledge the employee who with his/her performance and his/her qualities was a role model to his colleagues.

To acknowledge the employee who through his/her performance was not only enhancing his/her place of work, but was also instrumental in improving the touristic industry on Gozo.

To acknowledge the employee who with the performance of his/her duties, was enticing confidence in a career in the tourism sector.

As well as the above awards, the GTA advised that for the fifth consecutive year the Entrepreneurship Award is being also bestowed to the Gozitan Entrepreneur.

The aims of this award are:

To provide recognition to individual/partners or businesses who have achieved outstanding accomplishments that have had significant impact on the tourism sector on Gozo.

To create greater awareness of the entrepreneur role in the Gozitan tourism sector.

To encourage and motivate other Gozitan entrepreneurs.

A further new category will also be included in this year’s Awards – that of the Cultural Tourism Achievement Award.

The aims of this award are:

To identify a community project or event that has made an impact on the cultural life of the Island of Gozo in 2017 and brought forth the Gozitan people closer to the visiting guest and tourist.

To acknowledge any Gozitan individual or Gozo-based institution who demonstrated an innovative approach to develop creative initiatives that enhance the Gozitan tourism product in 2017.

To reward an individual or any organisation that promoted the cultural diversity and authenticity of Gozo through a cultural activity and or project in 2017, that was instrumental in attracting both domestic and foreign visitors to Gozo.

To commend any large or small scale events, festivals and or exhibitions that were organised in Gozo over the last year 2017, that enhanced the number of visitors to Gozo.

The Gozo Tourism Association said that these awards will be conferred to the winners during a special event which will be held on Thursday, the 11th January 2018. Closing date of nomination is on Friday, the 4th of January, 2018.

Nomination forms, together with Regulations & Conditions, can be downloaded from the GTA website or from the offices of the Gozo Tourism Association at 4 Mliet Court, George Borg Olivier Street Victoria Gozo.

For further information please contact the GTA offices on 21565171 or

Photograph: MGOZ/George Scerri


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