Frontiers North Presented with Award of Excellence by Nunavut Tourism



    IQALUIT, NU, Oct. 24 /CNW/ - Frontiers North Adventures has been honoured
with an Award of Excellence by Nunavut Toursim. The award, which is given to a
Nunavut Tourism member based in or outside of the territory, was presented at
Nunavut Tourism's 2007 Annual General Meeting held in Iqualuit on October 20.
    The Award of Excellence is rewarded to an operator that invests in
tourism within Nunavut and incorporates sustainable development practices in
their operation through market and export-ready business initiatives, and who
invests and establishes concrete business relationships within the territory
in order to provide successful products within the region.
    "For 20 years Frontiers North has worked hard to be recognized as the top
adventure travel provider in Canada's North," said John Gunter, General
Manager for Frontiers North Adventures. "We are extremely proud to be honoured
by Nunavut Tourism with this award."
    Frontiers North Adventures currently offers two Authentic Arctic
Adventures to Nunavut: walrus and bowhead whale photography tours in Igloolik
and lodge-based wilderness tours at Elu Inlet Lodge.

    Nunavut Tourism is a not-for-profit membership association dedicated to
tourism development by providing specialized knowledge and expertise in the
areas of marketing, research, product development, training, and visitor
services. They work in partnership with governments, Inuit associations,
communities and tourism operators that offer a means of sustainable economic
growth, culture preservation and social benefits for the people of Nunavut.

    Frontiers North Adventures was honoured in 2005 with Travel Manitoba's
Sustainable Tourism Award, in recognition of its excellence in the delivery of
a product or service that effectively demonstrates sustainable tourism
practices, and in 2004 with Travel Manitoba's Ecotourism Award which is
bestowed upon an organization who has developed a tourism product that best
demonstrates a non-consumptive connection to nature.





For further information:

For further information: Jaime Dzikowski, Marketing Manager, Frontiers
North Adventures, Phone: (204) 949-2050, Email: jaime@frontiersnorth.com; Web:
http://www.frontiersnorth.com/news

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