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The HOSPiS Gala

& Awards Ceremony

April 14, 2022 at the American Bank Center, Henry Garrett Ballroom


Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner & Programming begins at 7:00 p.m.


Join us for the 2022 HOSPiS Gala & Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 14th at the American Bank Center to celebrate our tourism and hospitality industry. The HOSPiS is designed to honor and celebrate individuals that are making an impact in our community through the Corpus Christi tourism industry. The HOSPiS is a signature event that celebrates excellence in hospitality and is held in conjunction with the Visit Corpus Christi Annual Meeting.

Join us for this unforgettable annual event and celebrate our hospitality heroes!

Congratulations to the
2022 HOSPi Award Finalists

HouseKeeper of the Year (HOUSi): Connie Luna Texas State Aquarium  Diana Moya - Staybridge Suites Vanessa Grijalva - Hilton Garden Inn Tourism Extraordinaire (FRIENDLi): DeAnna Richarte - American Bank Center Jericho Dyogi - Omni Corpus Christi Hotel Elaine Motl - Barefoot Mardi Gras Heart of the House (HEARTi): Tye West - Port Royal Ocean Resort  Sabrina Grubbs - Port Royal Ocean Resort Johnny De La Rosa - Omni Corpus Christi Hotel Bartender of the Year (BOOZi): Charlie Adkins - Brewster Street  Cleveland Miller - Water Street Oyster Bar  Tristina Lindsey - The Texan Front of House (HAPPi): Myrtle Hattan: Omni Corpus Christi Hotel Veronica Rocha - Home 2Suites by Hilton Trinatee Duhart - Bien Merite  Under 35 Leadership Award (SPARKi): Richard Wright - MCR  Sarah Perez - Port Royal Ocean Resort Melanie Granado - American Bank Center Restaurant of the Year (FOODi): Dragon Fly  The Republic of Texas  Restaurant 361 at Port Royal Hotel of the Year (COMFi): Hilton Garden Inn Port Royal Ocean Resort Residence Inn Downtown Attraction of the Year (HATTi): Islander Athletics USS Lexington Museum on the Bay Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra

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