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2017 Top HAT Finalists

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The 2017 Top HAT Awards Finalists are HERE! 

Marketing

Best Broadcast Campaign presented by AdWallet

 

Tour of the Gila

Silver City/Grant County

Agency: SkyWest Media

Let us take you to the Moon & Back

City of Alamogordo

Agency: HK Advertising

Here's to Adventure! Here's to you!

City of Roswell

Agency: HK Advertising

New Mexico True Television

New Mexico

Agency: CliffDweller Digital

NBCUniversal Commercial Spots

Visit Albuquerque

Agency: Marble Street Studios, McKee Wallwork + Co.

 

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Best Print Campaign

 

2017 Visitors Guide

Santa Fe County

Agency: HK Advertising

Sierra County Visitors Guide

Chamber of Commerce of Truth or Consequences and Sierra County

Agency: In-House

Grand Canyon Journal Ad

Team 66: Marketing Steering Committee/Chamber of Commerce

Agency: In-House

Summer in the Multiverse

Meow Wolf

Agency: In-House

TOURISM Santa Fe Leverages the Love

TOURISM Santa Fe

Agency: Fuseideas

 

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Best Digital Campaign

 

The Andaluz Experience

Hotel Andaluz

Agency: boomtime

NMSU Rodeo Team

Las Cruces Convention and Visitors Bureau

Agency: Big Couch

Santa Fe The City Different Undertone PageGrabber X

TOURISM Santa Fe

Agency: Fuseideas

Soak It All In

Village of Jemez Springs

Agency: InPress, LLC

Summer in the Multiverse

Meow Wolf

Agency: In-House

 

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Most Innovative Campaign

 

The Prado in Santa Fe

TOURISM Santa Fe

Agency: Fuseideas

Instagram Influencer Trip

Town of Taos

Agency: The Waite Company

Albuquerque Viewfinder

Visit Albuquerque

Agency: McKee Wallwork + Co.

Rainy Day Discounts

Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals

Agency: In-House

La Fonda: Then and Now

La Fonda on the Plaza

Agency: In-House

 

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Product Development

Outstanding Attraction presented by AAA New Mexico

 

The Prado in Santa Fe

Tourism Santa Fe, The Spanish Colonial Arts Society, the New Mexico Multi-Cultural Foundation, New Mexico Tourism Department, and Heritage Hotels and Resorts

Santa Fe

The Tamaya Horse Rehabilitation Program

Stables at Tamaya

Santa Ana Pueblo 

Casa San Ysidro: the Gutierrez/Minge House

Albuquerque Museum

Corrales

Route 66 Neon Drive Thru

Team 66: Marketing Steering Committee

Grants

The Comfort Suites Lobby Museum

Comfort Suites Gallup

Gallup

 

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Outstanding Event presented by Document Solutions, Inc.

 

Historic Route 66 Fall Fiesta

Grants/Cibola County Chamber of Commerce

Grants

House of Halloween

Meow Wolf

Santa Fe

Light Among the Ruins

Village of Jemez Springs

Jemez Springs

Pork & Brew

Visit Rio Rancho

Rio Rancho

Bear Week/Bear Festival

Pajarito Environmental Education Center

Los Alamos

 

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Best New Experience presented by Santa Ana Star Hotel & Casino

 

Angel Fire Food & Wine Roundup

Angel Fire Resort

Angel Fire

Gallup Native Arts Market

Aaron Anderson/Gallup Native Artists Commission

Gallup

New Mexico True Atomic City Spy Tour

Los Alamos Commerce & Development Corporation

Los Alamos

New meXpo! 2017

Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum 

Albuquerque

Sandia Snowshoe Tour

Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals Inc.

Albuquerque

 

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Personnel

Front-of-House Hospitality Employee of the Year

 

Linda Durand

Sales and Catering Administrator

Hyatt Regency

Vern Murillo

Security Supervisor

Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa

Jennifer Gabaldon

Sales Manager

Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown

Marco Chamorro

Valet Attendant

Isleta Resort & Casino

James Wilson

Sales Manager

Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces

 

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Back-of-House Hospitality Employee of the Year presented by the Greater Albuquerque Innkeepers Association

 

Carlos Dominguez

Maintenance Engineer

La Fonda on the Plaza

Veronica Corona

Executive Housekeeper

Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown

Priscilla Vigil-Varela

Director of Housekeeping

Inn and Spa at Loretto

Marie Calabaza

Housekeeper

La Fonda on the Plaza

Randall Kludt

Executive Housekeeper

The Blake at Taos Ski Valley

 

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Front-of-House Food & Beverage Employee of the Year

 

Jessie Lopez

Regional Events Director

Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces

Gloria John

Breakfast Attendant

Quality Inn & Suites Gallup

Cynthia Rusk

Lead Server

Hyatt Regency

Diego Gonzales

Server

Pueblo Harvest Cafe

Gabe Martinez

Evening Manager

La Fonda on the Plaza

 

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Back-of-House Food & Beverage Employee of the Year

 

James Hice

Executive Chef

Albuquerque Convention Center

Francisco Cruz

Assistant Executive Chef/Banquet Chef

Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces

Teresita Norwood

Cook

Hyatt Regency

Francisco Lopez-Medina

Dishwasher

Eldorado Hotel & Spa

Rocky Durham

Executive Chef

Sunrise Springs Spa Resort

Alan Sanchez

Banquet Chef

Isleta Resort & Casino

 

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Premier

Supplier/Vendor of the Year presented by PNM Energy Effeciency Programs

 

Studio X, inc.
Ben E. Keith
Paul Thompson & Associates (Santa Fe Valet)
EXHIB-IT!
Villa Myriam Coffee

 

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Hospitality Professional of the Year presented by Visit Albuquerque

 

Boris Revilla

Food & Beverage Director

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Kenneth Riege

General Manager

Comfort Suites Gallup

Steve Smith

Regional Manager

Total Management Systems

Joani Jones

Director of Sales

Crowne Plaza

Frizzell Frizzell Jr.

Chief Operations Officer

Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino

 

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Tourism Professional of the Year

 

Jennifer Bales

Executive Director

Visit Las Cruces

Kelly Stewart

Marketing Specialist

Los Alamos County

Brian Hatchitt

Director of Sales & Marketing

Albuquerque Convention Center

Wendi Gelfound

Director of Communications

Big W Inc.

Heather Arnold

Owner

Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals

 

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Limited Service Hotel of the Year presented by Booking.com

 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Gallup East
Hampton Inn & Suites Artesia
Lundeen Inn of the Arts (Las Cruces)
Comfort Suites Gallup

 

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Full Service Hotel of the Year presented by the Las Cruces Convention and Visitors Bureau

 

Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa
La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa
The Blake at Taos Ski Valley
Sunrise Springs Spa Resort
Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces
Isleta Resort & Casino

 

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Now's the time to register for the Top HAT Awards Gala at Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town on Nov. 14! Space is limited, so don't wait to buy your ticket or your table now!


 

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