2021 OMA Tourism Award Winners Announced!

The votes are in for the Omaha Metropolitan Area (OMA) Tourism Awards recognizing the best tourism businesses in Pottawattamie County! This year, the public nominated and voted for the best restaurant, hotel, attraction, and retail shop in Pottawattamie, Douglas, and Sarpy Counties. More than 6,000 votes were cast across the three metro counties. See the results for Pottawattamie below!

Best Restaurant:

Best Hotel:

Best Attraction:

Best Retail Business:


The winners are being highlighted in promotional videos on social media during National Travel & Tourism Week (May 2 - 8, 2021). Additionally, the winners will be featured on area billboards from May 7 - 20.

The OMA Tourism Awards are presented in partnership with the Council Bluffs Convention & Visitors Bureau, Sarpy County Tourism, and Visit Omaha to honor the more than 18,000 local residents who work in the tourism industry. This year, the awards provided the opportunity to shine a light on the strength, unity, and resilience of our local tourism community during a challenging time.

Special thanks to our OMA Tourism Award sponsors Pottawattamie Countywide Tourism Promotion Committee, the Metropolitan Hospitality Association, and Omaha Magazine

Thank you to everyone who participated by sending in nominations and voting and for supporting the tourism industry! 

This post was originally published on May 4, 2021 on the Unleash Council Bluffs blog.