Go Wichita Convention and Visitors Bureau named the winners this week of its annual travel and tourism industry awards.
The winners of the 2013 Stars of the Industry awards were:• Isabel Sifuentes of LaQunita Inn and Suites Airport for housekeeping;
• Theresa Biggoose of SpringHill Suites by Marriott East at Plazzio for manager;
• Aaron Girrens of Best Western Hotel and Suites Wichita North for engineer;
• and Marche Carter of Hotel at WaterWalk and Celi Kindred of Hyatt Regency Wichita for front desk agents.
Bette Collins of DoubleTree by Hilton Wichita Airport won the Front of the House award and the same hotel was selected for the Spirit of Hospitality award.
The awards were announced Wednesday at a Go Wichita luncheon, which was held in conjunction with National Travel and Tourism Week.