Application Process

Please select from the following categories to complete the application process for Xenia!


Welty Award for Tourism Professional of the Year

Recognizes a person who has made a significant contribution to the tourism industry through innovation, inspiration, and industry leadership. This award is presented at the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala.

Ambassador Award

Awarded to an individual who encouraged tourism and/or secured a major convention or event in Temecula that has generated significant impact for the region.

Champion Culinary Award

Awarded to a locally-owned restaurant or a chef operating in the Temecula Valley demonstrating exceptional dining experiences through its service excellence, innovation and culinary offerings.  The recipient of this award will be actively involved in the community through their philanthropic activities.

Cilurzo Winery Award of the Year

Recognizes a winery operating in the Temecula Valley, who routinely offers an exceptional guest experience through its wine, winery & vineyard's quality and appearance, and philanthropic endeavors for the betterment of the community. Please click here to review the award rules, process and standards closely before completing this application.    

Hospitality Award

Awarded to a tourism organization who demonstrated outstanding hospitality to visitors and exhibits a team spirit in promoting travel, tourism and the growth of Temecula.

Social Media Award

Awarded to an organization that has had significant impact, through social media, including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat or tourism-related blog promoting Temecula.