NH TRAVEL COUNCIL

  • Home
  • Past Award Winners

PAST AWARD WINNERS

2018
Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award: Frumie Selchen, Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire
The Visit New Hampshire Award: Settlers Green

2017
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Kim Sperry, Lakes Region Tourism Association
Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award: Gene Chandler, NH State Representative

2016
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Dennis Ducharme, Riverwalk Resort at Loon Mountain
Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Mark Okrant, Plymouth State University
Business Excellence/Sustainability Award: The Inn at East Hill Farm 

2015
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Gretchen Ziegler, Monadnock Travel Council/Granite State Ambassadors
Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award: Susie Lowe-Stockwell, League of NH Craftsmen
Business Excellence/Sustainability Award: Denise Meadows, Hannah Grimes Marketplace 

2014
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Gregg Pitman, NH Campground Owners Association
Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award: Marc Milowsky, Blue Sky Restaurant Group
Business Excellence/ Sustainability Award: Sap House Meadery 

2013
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Jan Barker, National Passport Center
Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award: Jim Morash, M/S Mount Washington
Business Excellence Award: Peggy & Scott Rice, Woodstock Inn & Brewery
Media Award: Susan Laughlin, NH Magazine Food Editor
Advertising & Public Relations Award: Lorrie Determann, LTD Company
Sustainable Business Practice Award: Corinne Rober, Margarita Grill

2012
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Michelle Cota, NH Division Travel & Tourism Development
Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award: Alex Ray, Common Man Family of Restaurants
Business Excellence Award: Andrew Noyes, Loon Mountain
Advertising & Public Relations Award: Craig Clemmer, Omni Mt. Washington Resort
Sustainable Business Practice Award: Trish Taylor, Grappone Conference Center 

2011
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Jayne O'Connor, White Mountains Attractions Association
Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award: Van McLeod, Commissioner of Cultural Affairs
Business Excellence Award: Eric Proulx, Tanger Outlet Center
Media Award: Barbara and Stillman "Tim" Rogers
Advertising & Public Relations Award: Jayme Simoes, Louis Karno & Company
Sustainable Business Practice Award: Capt. Jim Morash, MV Mount Washington
Special Recognition Award for Sustainability & Guest Service Programs: Joel Borassa, InnSeason Resorts

2010
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Mike Duprey, White Mountain Attractions Association
Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award: Scott Rice, Woodstock Inn & Brewery
Media Award: Brad Lipe, The Laker
Advertising & Public Relations Award: Maplewood Technology, Kelly Bryer

2009
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Ben Wilcox, Cranmore Mountain
Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award: The late Ron Meade
Business Excellence Award: Pam Patoine, Courtyard by Marriott
Advertising & Public Relations Award: Stephanie Seacord, Seacord Leading Edge
Sustainable Business Award: Laura Glassover, The Nereledge Inn
Special Recognition Award: Susan Logan
Special Recognition Award: Rumbletree
Governor's Export Achievement Awards: Eagle Mountain House, Lakes Region Association, Merrill Farm Inn, White Mountains Attractions Association

2008
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Rusty McLear, Inns at Mill Falls
Business Excellence Award: Shari Young, Sheraton Harborside Portsmouth
Media Award: Maryann Mroczka, NH Chronicle
Advertising & Public Relations Award: Erica Murphy, The Common Man Family of Restaurants
Sustainable Business Award: Sarandis Karathanasis, Red Blazer Pub in Concord
Special Recognition Award: Valerie Drouin, Laconia Savings Bank

2007
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Janice Crawford, Mt. Washington Valley Chamber
Business Excellence Award: Employees of the Division of Parks & Recreation
Media Award: Kris Nielsen, WMUR Channel 9
Advertising & Public Relations Award: New Hampshire Made
Sustainable Business Award: Christa McAuliffe Planetarium

2006
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: R. Sean O’Kane
Business Excellence Award: The Common Man Family of Restaurants
Media Award: Lorna Colquhoun, News Service
Advertising & Public Relations Award: Sullivan Creative

2005
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Amy Landers
Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award: Sandra Garick
Business Excellence Award: Meadowbrook Musical Arts Center
Media Award: Edith Tucker, Coos County Democrat
Advertising & Public Relations Award: Jayme Simoes, Louis Karno & Company
Sustainable Business Award: Cranmore Mountain Resort

2004
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Peter Frid
Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award: Len Reed
Business Excellence Award: The Inns at Mill Falls
Media Award: Rick Broussard, NH Magazine
Advertising & Public Relations Award: Rumbletree

2003
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Kevin Martin
Media Award: The Weirs Times and Tourist Gazette
Sustainable Business Award: Bretton Woods Mountain Resort  

2002
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Paul Hartgen
Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award: Norman VanderNoot
Media Award: Marty Basch
Sustainable Business Award: Geneva Point Center

2001
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Kevin Dillon
Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award: Steve Barba
Media Award: Yankee Magazine
Sustainable Business Award: The Inns at Mill Falls

2000
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Patrick McDermott
Media Award: Paula Tracey
Sustainable Business Award: Appalachian Mountain Club
Special Award: Glen French 

1999
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Peter Morgan
Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award: Mildred Beach

1998
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Governor Jeanne Shaheen

1997
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Judi Window
Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award: Dick Hamilton

1996
Special Awards: Van McLeod, Maureen Rupprecht

1995
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: John Frisbee
Media Award: Mount Washington Observatory

1994
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Richard Bean
Media Award: Peter Randall

1993
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Mary Rulison
Media Award: The Mountain Ear

1992
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Carl Lindblade
Special Award: Mike Duprey

1991
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Robert Morrell
Special Awards: Betty Lund, Ann Kennard

1990
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Kathy Cummings
Media Award: The Laker

1989
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Norman VanderNoot
Media Award: Granite State Vacationer
Special Awards: White Mountains Visitors Center, Gilman Visitors Center, Paula Burrows

1988
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Stephen Barba
Special Awards: Seabrook Rest Area, NH Turnpike Hooksett North

1987
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Governor John Sununu

1986
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: J. Michael Hickey
Media Award: WMUR-TV 

1985
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: N. Scott Brackett

1984
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Patricia Van Vliet
Media Award: Manchester Union Leader

1983
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Stephen Winship
Media Award: N.H. Network for New Hampshire Crossroads

1982
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Richard Hamilton
Media Award: I.P.C. Film Bureau for On Golden Pond

1981
Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year: Mildred Beach 

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software