Bruce Poon Tip named Entrepreneur of the Year

24 Oct 2006

October 27, 2006 - Bruce Poon Tip, CEO of G Adventures, was recently awarded the 2006 Entrepreneur of the Year in the Hospitality/Tourism category. It was a tight race, and this year, we are doubly proud as this is Poon Tip’s second Entrepreneur of the Year award, having won it in 2002.

A sold out crowd of close to 1000 influential business people attended the 13th annual Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award to celebrate and honour the remarkable achievements of these successful entrepreneurs. Spanning 15 categories, these awards were created to identify outstanding business people who have demonstrated excellence in their industries.

"I am truly honoured to receive this award," said Poon Tip. “Being recognized as Entrepreneur of the Year shows our commitment to innovation, leadership and originality one of the world’s predominant adventure travel companies. We are a company of travellers who are passionate about taking our passengers to some of the most unique corners of the globe.”

“Thank you to our supporters, partners, travellers and employees – to everyone who makes G Adventures great. We promise to continue to lead and innovate and we look forward to achieving even greater heights.”