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Kamloops hotelier claims inaugural Pioneer Award

A Kamloops hotelier is the recipient of a new award that honours innovation in tourism.

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Best Western Plus Kamloops GM Tim Rodgers is also the first in the city to obtain a 4 Green Key Status rating — a program recognized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council.

The recipient of the inaugural Thompson-Okanagan Tourism Association Pioneer Award (2021) is Best Western Plus Kamloops general manager Tim Rodgers, who is also the first in the city to obtain a 4 Green Key Status rating — a program recognized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council. 

Tim Rodgers, photo from LinkedIn. 

The Thompson-Okanagan Tourism Association created the Pioneer Award to honour fresh ideas and solutions to tourism development, as reported by Kamloops This Week.

RELATED: Read about Green Key Global and sustainability initiatives in Canada’s hotel sector in STAY Magazine Nov/​Dec 2021 issue here.