Fort McMurray Tourism’s Gold Star Gala


FORT MCMURRAY’S FINEST – Hundreds of guests celebrated the Fort McMurray Tourism’s 12th annual Gold Star Awards at the Oil Sands Discovery Centre on February 28. The 2015 Gold Star Award Winners are listed as follows: Jermaine Balanggoy of Chateau Nova for Out-standing Guest Services and Accommodations, Phakhanan Khammali of Vantage Inn & Suites for Outstanding Housekeeping, Jenna Savard of Table 63 at Quality Inn for Outstanding Dining Services, Chantel Fluker of the Fort McMurray Golf Course for Outstanding Server Bar/ Lounge, Thea Jones of Atmosfere Restaurant for Outstanding Culinary Services, Melvin Bessey of North Star Ford for Outstanding Customer Service Retail, Alicia Harris of Achieve Wellness Spa for Outstanding Personal Services, Tamera Ellingson at the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo for Outstanding Administration Services, Sam Parsons of Vista Ridge All Seasons Park for Outstanding Tourism Services, North Star Ford for Outstanding Local Business, Diana Noble of snapd Wood Buffalo for Outstanding Media Services and Kevin Tremblay of White Wolf Transportation for Outstanding Transportation Services.

The 2015 Tourism Ambassador award went to Tracey Carnochan of Suncor Energy Inc. Nominations for the 2016 Gold Star Awards are currently being accepted, learn more at