National Travel & Tourism Week

2018 Rally

Last year, VisitNorfolk awarded the top hospitality workers at the award-winning National Travel & Tourism Week "Norfolk Champions of Hospitality Rally."   

Join us again on Tuesday, May 8th, 1:30 p.m. at the Waterside District to see who will be recognized this year!  

Click here to make a nomination.


Spirit WinnersNTTW 2016 Rally 1

Large Organization
- Residence Inn Norfolk Downtown
Small Organization- The Decker Law Firm

Large Organization
- DoubleTree by Hilton Norfolk Airport 
Small Organization- The Decker Law Firm

Large Organization
- Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel 
Small Organization- The Decker Law Firm

Large Organization- Residence Inn Norfolk Downtown NTTW 2016 Rally 3
Small Organization- Spirit of Norfolk

Large Organization- Hilton Norfolk Airport Hotel
Small Organization- Downtown Norfolk Council

2012Large Organization- Hilton Norfolk Airport Hotel
Small Organization- Downtown Norfolk Council

Large Organization- Sheraton Norfolk WatersideNTTW 2016 Rally 2
Small Organization- Downtown Norfolk Council

Large Organization- Norfolk Waterside Marriott 
Small Organization- Virginia Arts Festival

Large Organization – The Market at Harbor Heights
Small Organization - FestEvents

2008: Radisson Hotel NorfolkNTTW 2016 Rally 4
2007: Doubletree Hotel Norfolk
2006: Sheraton Norfolk Waterside


Peter G. Decker, Jr. Hospitality Associate of the Year

2016: Mary Whitfield, Norfolk Waterside Marriott

2015: Norman Sanderlin, Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel

2014: Phyllis Washington, Norfolk Waterside MarriottNTTW 2016 Rally 5

2013: Mary Hearvey, Holiday Inn Norfolk Airport Hotel

2012: Joe Allen, Bartender, Hilton Norfolk Airport Hotel

2011: Frank Brooks, Taxi Driver, Black & White Cabs

2010: Sam Caban, Room Service Server, Sheraton Norfolk Waterside

2009: Sarah Davis, Hostess, Hampton Inn Norfolk Naval Base

2008: Gerald Martin, Custodian/Maintenance, City of Norfolk

2007: Kalup Butts, Housekeeper, Radisson Hotel Norfolk

2006: Vincent Jones, Parking Maintenance, City of Norfolk

2005: Andrea Gauthier, Waitress, D'egg Diner

2004: Derrick Flood, Full-Service Hotel Associate, Sheraton Norfolk Waterside

2003: Wilhemina Rascoe, Parking Attendant, City of Norfolk

2002: Valerie Kenny, Public Safety Ambassador, Downtown Norfolk Council