45 Melville Street Augusta ME. 04330 info@maineinns.com / www.maineinns.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact information: Rauni Kew 207 602 8500 Greg Dugal CEO/President Maine Innkeepers Association 207-213-2060 LAURA HONEY FORMERLY OF FISHERMAN’S WHARF IN BOOTHBAY HARBOR RECEIVES HALL OF FAME AWARD FROM MAINE INNKEEPERS ASSOCIATION Freeport Maine November 22 2015……Laura Honey formerly of Fisherman’s Wharf in Boothbay Harbor received the Gus Tillman Hall of Fame Award from the Maine Innkeepers Association (MEIA) held their 94th Annual Meeting and Conference at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown in Freeport on November 5 2015 announced Greg Dugal MEIA President and CEO. The 2015 Annual MEIA Awards were presented to outstanding members of the tourism industry who had greatly contributed to the lodging/hospitality and tourism industry in the state. This annual award is presented to a retired tourism professional who over a period of ten years or more contributed though personal involvement and interest to the betterment of the Association and the lodging/hospitality/tourism industry in the State of Maine. Honey who spent most of her long hospitality career at Fisherman’s Wharf Inn in Boothbay Harbor received the award from Bob Smith of Sebasco Harbor Resort. Honey was the face of Fisherman’s Wharf for 50 years and her dedication to service employees and customers is well known in the industry. Honey served on the MEIA board for many years and received the Association’s Innkeeper of the Year Award in 2008. Photo: Laura Honey receives the Gus Tillman Hall of Fame Award from Bob Smith of Sebasco Harbor Resort at the Maine Innkeepers Annual Meeting. About the Maine Innkeepers Association The Maine Innkeepers Association a leading provider of tourism information to both Maine’s lodging industry and its visitors represents nearly 700 B&Bs camps cottages hotels inns motels and resorts across Maine and their suppliers. Through communication education promotion and government affairs the Association helps its members achieve prosperity and deliver a quality product to the consumer. Maine Innkeepers Association is located in Augusta ME and can also be found at www.maineinns.com.