26 SEP 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 12, 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 11 and 12. The Award will be presented to Angus Praught during the luncheon.