The Mary Kay Vrba Spirit Award honors an individual who embodies the qualities Mary Kay Vrba, past President & CEO of Dutchess Tourism, represents including selflessness, service, inclusiveness and leadership. Join Dutchess Tourism in celebrating all the honorees at the 10th annual Dutchess Tourism Awards of Distinction on Wednesday, November 1, 2023, at The Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Museum. Read more about the event here.
What inspires me and has been the most rewarding is seeing how the Revel 32° team have enthusiastically and tirelessly built and continue to build the business and our client base. Revel 32° hosts weddings, social gatherings, corporate events, concerts, theatre performances and more. The collaboration between the partners, my colleagues and our business partners, with the conclusion of seeing our clients’ dreams come true, is extremely rewarding!
Continued growth in returning and new visitors as they explore the many outdoor activities, historical sites, and food and beverage establishments that abound in Dutchess County. Continued collaboration amongst the tourism-related sites as we network and cross-sell each other in Dutchess County, the Hudson River Valley, nationally and internationally.
To be kind, honest and loyal. Build relationships and a support team with those around you and with whom you are doing business. Communicate and lead by example. Encourage others.
There are so many opportunities and careers to consider in hospitality and tourism. You must enjoy interacting with all kinds of individuals, often being a people pleaser, working long but rewarding hours. Opportunities abound!
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