On the occasion of this World Tourism Day the Regional Gala was held on 22 October 2008 in Elk under the slogan: "Tourism - challenges in the face of climate change." On this occasion, special awards and distinctions were given.
Marshal voivodship Jacek Protas, together with Jury for the first time acknowledged the "Tourist Product of the Year Warmia and Mazury." Identified three of which were among the winners of the Aero Club of the Land of Lakes, highlighted as a "series of events, recreation and tourism at the airport Ketrzyn Wilamowo" honorary title of "Tourist Product of the Year 2008".
A prize from the hands of Vice President Jaroslaw S³oma was handed over to the President of the the Aero Club Land of Lakes - Stanislaw TO£WIÑSKI. On behalf of the aviation community he thanked the authorities for the administrative region to acknowledge the impact of aviation on tourism development in the region and the efforts to promote the region of Warmia and Mazury by the Aero Club.