Tourism Officials with Visit Hershey & Harrisburg (VHH) recognized individuals and local partner organizations for their outstanding achievements in Travel, Tourism & Hospitality in the past year during the annual “Tourism Awards” held Monday night at the Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey. Approximately 140 of the bureau’s Partners In Tourism and local tourism supporters attended the celebration which bureau officials say has become the organization’s “Funofficial” launch of the region’s prime tourism season.
Partner In Tourism Awards
The evening’s main event was the “Partner In Tourism Awards,” which recognized individuals, organizations, and events for their outstanding accomplishments during 2018. Each award winner in this category was honored with a short video produced by the bureau to highlight their achievement. Congratulations to RVG Management & Development Company on their Destination Development Award for the Hershey Towne Square!
Destination Development Award
RVG Management & Development Company
Two of Hershey Towne Square’s businesses also were recognized with New Biz on the Block Certificates, an award that recognizes tourism-related businesses that opened within the region in 2018.
Beef Jerky Outlet
They opened in the New Hershey Towne Square complex in 2018 and sell more than 100 types of jerky, hot sauces, wild game, gourmet popcorn and flavored peanuts.
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
In November, the Delaware-based Brewery + Restaurant opened their 16th location in the Hershey Towne Square complex.