The Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is proud to present the 2020 Oasis Awards, now scheduled for September 2020. Our annual awards ceremony celebrates the brightest stars in the Greater Palm Springs tourism industry, our destination’s No. 1 economic driver. In 2017, tourism provided $7 billion in economic impact to our local communities and supported the livelihoods of 51,866 residents. By honoring the organizations and individuals who continually set a standard of excellence and implement sustainable, innovative ideas to promote the destination, we aim to unite our travel community and highlight the industry’s positive impact on all who live and work in Greater Palm Springs.

We are now accepting nominations for the 2020 Oasis Awards.

HOSPITALITY AWARD: Recognition of Service Excellence
Presented to the individuals identified as enriching the overall visitor experience by providing exceptional customer service and hospitality. From sous chefs and housekeepers to valets, concierges and docents, the HOSPITALITY AWARD recognizes those well-deserving front-line and heart-of-house employees and volunteers in 18 different categories of hospitality, including:
• Attractions
• Casinos
• Catering & Events
• Chef
• Concierge
• Golf
• Hotels & Resorts – Engineering
• Hotels & Resorts – Food & Beverage
• Hotels & Resorts – Guest Services
• Hotels & Resorts – Housekeeping
• Professional Services (Admin/Other)
• Restaurant Front-of-House
• Restaurant Heart-of-House
• Sales
• Small Hotels
• Spa
• Vacation Rentals
• Valet & Transportation

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Specialty Awards

The following awards recognize organizations and individuals at the executive, management and/or ownership level. (To nominate, click on the award name.)

PALM: Recognition of Partnership
Presented to an organization or individual who has worked in partnership with other businesses and/or the CVB to help promote Greater Palm Springs. View last year’s winner.

SANTA ROSA: Recognition of Excellence
Presented to an individual who has made a significant impact on tourism by contributing time and talent to promote Greater Palm Springs as a premier travel destination. View last year’s winners.

OASIS: Recognition of Sustainability
Presented to an organization or individual who has pioneered or implemented eco-friendly (green and sustainable) practices into their business(es). View last year’s winners.

SAN JACINTO: Recognition of Dedication
Presented to an organization or individual whose commitment to the destination and innovative ideas has created new opportunities and investment in Greater Palm Springs. View last year’s winners.

Nominations must be submitted by July 1, 2020, to be considered. We will contact business owners or general managers to confirm eligibility of each nominee. Nominations without descriptions of 50 words or more and self-nominations will not be accepted.

If you have any questions, please contact Susan Esterling at 760-969-1326 or sesterling@gpscvb.com.