PAST AWARD WINNERS

Join us September 10-13, 2019 at the 37th annual CalTravel Summit at the JW Marriott L.A. LIVE to celebrate the winners.  

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F. Norman Clark Tourism Champion Award

2008   No Award

2009   Arnold Schwarzenegger

2010   Huell Howser

2011   Caroline Beteta

2012   Jack O’Neill

2013   Werner Escher

2014   Bob Warren

2015   Cirque du Soleil

2016   Brad Burlingame

2017   Steve Hammond

2018   John Poimiroo

Culinary Champion
of the Year

2008   Charles Phan

2009   Bradley Ogden

2010   Suzanne Goin

2011   Mary Sue Miliken and Susan Feniger

2012   Michael Chiarello

2013   Tonya Holland

2014   Raphael Lunetta

2015   Justin Cogley

2016   Chef Eric Kopelow

2017   Sir Bruno Serato

2018   Brian Malarkey

Winery of the Year

2008   Jim Barrett and Warren Winiarski

2009   Paul Dolan

2010   Wente Vineyards

2011   Bonny Doon

2012   Francis Ford Coppola

2013   Buena Vista Winery

2014   Kendall-Jackson Winery

2015   Sevtap Winery

2016   Folktale Winery

2017   Michael David Winery

2018   Paradise Ridge

Brewery of the Year Award

2013   Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

2014   Russian River Brewing Company

2015   Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

2016   Karl Strauss Brewing Company

2017   Towne Park Brew Company

2018   Modern Times

Tourism Steward of the Year Award

2008  Catalina Island Conservancy

2009  Hearst Ranch Conservation Group

2010  L.W. “Bill” Lane

2011  No Award

2012  Heal The Bay

2013  Audrey Rust

2014  California State Parks Foundation

2015  Ted Balestreri, Cannery Row

2016  National Park Service

2017  Mariana Maguire

2018  Catalina Island Conservancy

Cultural Tourism Champion

2015  Laura Zucker

2016  SFMOMA

2017  Beautify Earth

2018  California Historical Society

Excellence in Tourism Advocacy

2011  Fran Pavley

2012  Jared Huffman

2013  John Perez

2014  Phil Ting

2015  Sam Farr

2016  No Award

2017  Lisa Bartlett

2018  Toni Atkins

Retailer of the Year Award

2016  Santa Monica Place 

2017  South Coast Plaza

2018  Fashion Island

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