St. Pete Beach, FL – The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Tourism Luncheon last Thursday, May 5th at the Tradewinds Island Grand Resort. There, Russ Kimball was announced as the 2022 Tourism Person of the Year!
Russ Kimball, longtime General Manager for Sheraton Sand Key Resort, has been a staple in the community and the backbone of the tourism industry. He has served on a countless number of boards including the Pinellas County Chapter of Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association and the Tourism Development Council. The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce was honored to present him with this year’s award.
Previous Tourism Person of the Year Award Winners include:
Roger Dow, Commissioner John Morroni, Brian Aungst, Sr., Tony Satterfield, Tim Bogott, Clyde Smith, Keith Overton, Gregg Nicklaus, Steve Westphal, Frank Chivas, Nicklaus Family and Maryann Ferenc.
You can view the congratulations video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmLaWbeiQ60&t=8s
About the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce:
The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce promotes travel & tourism, educates businesses & individuals, provides a forum of collaboration to enhance the business environment & promote the quality of life for the communities we serve.