Lucy Kay Receives the Colorado Governor’s Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution to Colorado Tourism
The Colorado Governor’s Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution to Colorado Tourism is presented to an individual to recognize his/her tireless contributions to advancing the Colorado tourism industry. At the Colorado Governor’s Tourism Conference is November, the award was presented to Lucy Kay, President of the Breckenridge Tourism Office. Kay has put Breckenridge on the map as one of the top mountain destinations—not just in Colorado—but across the U.S. She rose to the challenge of destination management by promoting sustainable travel with highly effective marketing campaigns that promoted responsible visitation and environmental protection. Kay has a leadership seat with many Colorado tourism associations. She is also an executive committee officer for The Summit Foundation, which grants more than $1 million annually to nonprofit organizations across a five-county area in Colorado.