Celebrate the best of the best in Canadian Sport Tourism
CSTA – Tickets available for the 10th anniversary CSTA PRESTIGE Awards Luncheon
Ottawa, Ont. February 10, 2016: The 2016 PRESTIGE Awards will be announced at a gala luncheon on Monday, March 7, 2016 at Ottawa’s Westin Hotel. Now in their 10th year, the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) awards honour the events, people, sponsors and communities who exemplify the best in bidding, hosting and staging sport events across Canada.
The PRESTIGE Award presentation will be hosted by CBC’s broadcast journalist Scott Russell, and takes place during the CSTA’s annual Sport Events Congress at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa. Join in the celebration of Canada’s best. Individual tickets are priced at $75 each (+tax) and are available until Feb 27th online.
The 24 finalists for the eight awards showcase the broad spectrum in sport events held in Canada in 2015, from large-scale international events to smaller, localized ones. Each finalist represents the outstanding reputation that Canada holds as a world-leader in sport tourism. More information on each finalist is available here.
About the PRESTIGE Awards
PRESTIGE Awards are the CSTA’s marquis Program Recognizing Exceptional Sport Tourism Initiatives, Games & Events. The goal of these annual Awards is to shine a spotlight on the dynamic Canadians, places and events that are building our nation’s growing sport tourism industry.
About the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA)
The Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance is a tourism industry led organization that promotes sport tourism as an economic development initiative at the community level. The CSTA services over 400 members across Canada, including 145 municipalities, 200 national and provincial sport, multi-sport and major games organizations and variety of other sport and tourism industry partners. Sport tourism is the fastest growing segment of the tourism industry with approximately $5.2 billion in annual spending by domestic and international visitors.
For more information contact:
Barb MacDonald, CSTA Communications Consultant
Tel: (613) 521-7314