The 2nd Virtus Awards winners will be announced on Nov.15,2016 at the Novotel Manila Araneta Center by the Hotel Sales and Marketing Association with the support of Dept.of Tourism (DOT) and Tourism Infrastructure Enterprise Zone Authority. The Virus Awards is to give honor to hotel sales and resorts marketing pracrioners with a record of success in integrating creativity and dedication into strategies that delivers benefits to guest and to robust bottom line in their properties Four winners will be declared in the multi- category initiative that includes outstanding Associate Manager, Leader and the Marketing Campaign. 3 Individual Awards and 1 Team Awards. " The hotels and resorts sector is a most competitive field in tourism and the role of the Sales at the forefront of promoting their properties cannot be overemphasized. VIRTUS which is the Greek word for excellence, ensures that the best practices in sales and marketing are given due to recognition .