NHBR About Town: N.H. Travel Council

The N.H. Travel Council presented awards to leading professionals at the annual two-day Governor’s Conference on Tourism. Pictured at the awards ceremony are, from left, George Bald, commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Resources and Economic Development; Michelle Cota, marketing manager for the N.H. Division of Travel and Tourism, recipient of the 2012 Mildred Beach Travel Person of the Year; Andrew Noyes, director of sales for Loon Mountain Resort, winner of the Business Excellence Award; and Craig Clemmer, marketing director for the Omni Mount Washington Resort, winner of the Advertising and Public Relations Award. Additional winners not pictured were Alex Ray, owner and founder of the Common Man Family of Restaurants and recipient of the 2012 Dick Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award; and Trish Taylor of the Courtyard by Marriott and Grappone Conference Center, who was presented with the Sustainable Business Practice Award.