The Museum was named the "2014 Escape to the Southeast Travel Attraction of the Year" by the Southeast Tourism Society (STS) at the Shining Example Awards Banquet on October 15, 2014. STS is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and development of tourism throughout the Southeast. The Shining Example Awards recognize outstanding contributions in tourism in twelve Southeastern states.
In addition to outstanding programming, fascinating exhibits, and dedication to tourism staff training, a key factor in the Museum's selection was the role that Museum staff has played in creating partnerships with local attractions to cross-promote one another and to develop new collaborative tourism products.
"Shining Example Awards highlight some of the best work in travel and tourism, and winners truly set examples that others in the industry can follow," said Bill Hardman, STS President and CEO. "Showcasing great work is important because tourism is the largest, second-largest, or third-largest industry in every Southeastern state."
The LeFleur Museum District includes 2 museums on Lakeland Drive and 2 museums on Museum Boulevard. Lakeland Drive and Museum Boulevard intersect one block east of Interstate 55 on Lakeland Drive in Jackson, MS.
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