Monday, September 24, 2012

Angus Praught Canadian LGBT Tourism Leader Recipient

Angus Praught Recipient of Travel Gay Canada LGBT Tourism Leadership Award
Toronto, ON – September 24, 2012 – Travel Gay Canada (TGC), Canada’s national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) tourism industry association, announced that Angus Praught has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 LGBT Tourism Leadership Award.

The LGBT Tourism Leadership Award is presented to an individual that has made significant contributions to LGBT tourism within Canada.  This TGC Hall of Fame Award will be presented on Friday, October 12th, 2012 at the 3rd Annual Travel Gay Canada LGBT Tourism Conference in Victoria, BC.

“Angus has been a leader in the LGBT tourism industry for years.  He has been instrumental in not only developing the LGBT travel market for Vancouver but for the entire country through his tireless efforts and his continued support of the community,” said Colin Sines, President, Travel Gay Canada.  “The choice for the award was unanimous.”

The theme for TGC’s 3rd Annual LGBT Tourism Conference is The Edge, Future and Potential of LGBT Travel.  The conference will be held at The Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia, on October 11th and 12th, 2012.  The Award will be presented to Angus Praught during the luncheon.

Travel Gay Canada will be announcing the recipient of the award at an industry networking reception to be held in Vancouver on Tuesday, September 25th.

Date: Tuesday, September 25th
Time: 5:00pm  - 7:00pm
Location: Rosewood Hotel Georgia, Tudor Room, 801 West Georgia Street