Award: The 2022 Santa Monica Tourism Summit occurred last week at the Jonathan Beach Club. Santa Monica Travel & Tourism’s 13th annual program brought nearly 250 attendees including from left to right, the 2022 “Thelma Parks Tourism Spirit Award” honoree Darius Smiley, Guest Services Agent, Le Meridien Delfina Hotel, with attendee Lina Faynshteyn, Director of Front Office, Le Meridien Delfina Hotel. It was also announced that the “Jeff King Santa Monica Tourism Champion of the Year” honoree is Jennifer Taylor, Economic Development Manager, City of Santa Monica.