TOTA Nominated for World’s Responsible Tourism Award at the 2019 World Travel Awards

The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) has been nominated for the World’s Responsible Tourism Award 2019 in the 26th Annual World Travel Awards.

TOTA was the recipient of the 2018 award and was named the 2019 Winner for North America earlier this year for our work and commitment to sustainability.

The World Travel Awards is a renowned global initiative that celebrates distinction and recognizes collective success in the travel and tourism industry. Throughout the past 26 years, the coveted Awards have grown to set the benchmark for excellence across the globe.

Verified travel professionals can complete the Travel Industry Voters section upon registration and have each vote they cast count as two votes, so long as a minimum of ten votes are submitted. As a member of the tourism industry, you are eligible for verification and thus, your vote for TOTA will be worth double.

We would greatly appreciate it if you could take a few moments to register and vote. Voting closes October 20th, 2019 with the Grand Finals Ceremony and Winners Announcement taking place in Muscat, Oman on November 28th, 2019.

Thank you for your participation and support. Happy Voting!


About the World Travel Awards
The World Travel Awards (WTA) was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the WTA brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire. Each year, WTA covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognize and celebrate individual and collective success within each key geographical region. For more information, visit

About the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association
The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) is a non-profit society, governed by an elected Board of Directors, which represents business and community tourism interests throughout the region, and is supported by and representative of Destination British Columbia. It is an industry-led organization that represents and supports all business and community tourism interests in the region, while also helping to implement provincial tourism policies. Find TOTA on Twitter and Facebook. For more information, visit

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