During National Travel and Tourism Week, May 1 - 7, 2022, Visit Lake Charles highlights team members in the hospitality community who make the area shine by the excellent service that they provide on a consistent basis to visitors to Southwest Louisiana. The hospitality professionals below were recognized on Monday, May 2, 2022 at the inaugural R.O.S.E. (Recognition of Service Excellence) Awards.
Tiffany Celestine, General Manager, Springhill Suites by Marriott
Darrell Taylor, Executive Casino Host, Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel
Kizzy Frank, Sr. Conference Planning Manager, Golden Nugget
Each year during National Travel & Tourism Week, President/CEO Kyle Edmiston and the Visit Lake Charles team recognize tourism industry professionals who make powerful contributions to Southwest Louisiana through the Legacy Awards. The work of these leaders ranges from community development and cultural programming to hosting events or playing integral roles in strengthening the tourism industry as a whole. Below is the list of 2022 recipients.
Mayor Bob Hardey's, Former Mayor of Westlake accepted by wife, Jan Hardey
Larry Avery, Co-founder of Crying Eagle Brewing Company presented with Board Chair Willie Mount
Jill Kidder, President/CEO of Louisiana Travel Association presented with former SWLA CVB President