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The Spirit of Curio Award

Who on your team consistently exceeds expectations and lives our brand pillars and essence? Who positively impacts guests, the hotel, and/or the community by truly demonstrating the essence of being part of the fabric of their city, embodying the true spirit of their home? Recognize him or her with a Spirit of Curio nomination. The award is our brand’s highest form of individual recognition.

Winners are selected quarterly and receive the following:

  • $350 (net) for the winner ($700 for winning teams — to be split equally among all winners), to be paid by corporate!
  • A surprise call from a brand executive notifying the winner!
  • And more.

Everyone's a winner! All nominees receive a certificate, a copy of their nomination, and the good feeling that comes with knowing that others have acknowledged their efforts.


For nomination questions, contact [email protected].

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