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News Release

Annual Destination Champion Award Announced
Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa & Casino's Traci Young Honored

May 09, 2013



Henderson, Nev. The city of Henderson will present Traci Young, Associate Director of Sales for Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa & Casino, with the 5th annual Destination Champion Award on Tuesday, May 7, at the City Council meeting.

The Destination Champion Award recognizes excellence in the destination’s hospitality industry. The Commission on Cultural Arts & Tourism selects one hotel sales professional executive each year for their commitment to promoting and enhancing awareness of Henderson, Nevada, as a premier destination for leisure and business visitors alike.

“We are pleased to recognize Traci for her outstanding contributions to Destination Henderson,” said Andrea Primo, Director of the Department of Cultural Arts & Tourism. “Her commitment and innovative strategies for attracting meeting and convention business have helped to further promote our city as a premier destination.”

Young has served the Henderson hospitality industry for 11 years. As Associate Director of Sales for Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa & Casino, she has developed a variety of innovative programs for new and relocating businesses; helped to promote Destination Henderson at industry trade shows and brought many national conferences and meetings to Henderson.

For additional information about the Destination Champion Award refer to or call the Department of Cultural Arts & Tourism at (877) 775-5252. Find us Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

About Destination Henderson: The city of Henderson Department of Cultural Arts & Tourism is dedicated to promoting Henderson as a premier leisure and business destination. Ideally located between three of the world’s greatest manmade attractions, the Las Vegas Strip, Hoover Dam and Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Henderson offers over 275,000 square feet of meeting space and 4,442 rooms of citywide, luxurious resorts, championship golf courses, countless outdoor activities and spectacular events. To learn more about Henderson, Nevada, call (877) 775-5252 or visit

About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with nearly 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Noted by President John F. Kennedy as a “city of destiny,” Henderson celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2013, a tribute to the city’s rich history and culture. Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and the Second Safest City in America (Forbes), Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

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