Nominations are Open for Excellence in Hospitality Awards

The Excellence in Hospitality Awards, formerly known as P.R.I.D.E. Awards, is an annual presentation of the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau. The ceremony will be held Thursday, May 6, and the evening will feature an awards program honoring the most outstanding employees in Shreveport-Bossier’s hospitality and tourism industry.

Nominations for the Excellence in Hospitality Awards are open March 29-April 25.  Anyone can submit nominations at no cost. A full list of awards categories, as well as a nomination form and instructions on how to submit, can be found online at

The awards are held each year in conjunction with National Travel and Tourism Week, which is observed during the first full week in May. National Travel and Tourism Week, a nationwide effort organized by the U.S. Travel Association, will be held May 2-9, 2021. National Travel and Tourism Week is a time for travel and tourism professionals across the country to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy, businesses, and personal well-being. 

For more information and updates on this year’s Excellence in Hospitality Awards, contact Charlie Rice, executive assistant to the president, at 318-222-9391 or To submit nominations or learn more about the Excellence in Hospitality Awards, visit  

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