The organizers of the North East Tourism Awards have opened the decision for entries for subsequent yr’s competitors and are encouraging the area’s tourism companies to use.
The awards are designed to have a good time high quality, innovation and excellence throughout the area, showcasing the vary of “prime quality” experiences provided to guests to the Northeast. Subsequent yr, corporations will compete in 16 classes, together with two new classes launched this yr: The Unsung Hero and the Sustainability and Innovation Award, in addition to the return of the Enterprise Venue of the 12 months award.
The awards, which will likely be celebrating their twentieth anniversary in 2023, will likely be reviewed by a panel of trade consultants with a give attention to first-hand expertise of the Northeast’s tourism trade.
Learn extra: The County Durham Lodge was named Finest Small Lodge within the Northeast’s Profitable Night on the VisitEngland Awards.
The awards observe the area’s spectacular achievement on the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence earlier this month, the place Seaham Corridor received gold within the Small Lodge of the 12 months class. Triple A Meals Excursions and Lodge Indigo Durham took silver within the new journey enterprise and huge resorts classes, respectively, whereas Clive Goodwin of the Ouseburn Belief received bronze within the Unsung Hero class.
Sarah Greene, Government Director of tourism and funding group NewcastleGateshead Initiative, mentioned: “We’re thrilled to be presenting the North East England Tourism Awards, particularly after a improbable evening for the area on the nationwide VisitEngland Awards earlier this month. Companies will as soon as once more be capable to showcase their abilities, improvements and choices to guests in a spread of classes that we hope will appeal to exhibitors from throughout the area.
“We strongly encourage all tourism companies within the North East – lodging suppliers, pubs, eating places and points of interest – to use for the award freed from cost and assist us showcase the very best of the North East.”
Richard Ord, director of Colman’s Seafood Temple in South Shields, which received the Gold for Style of North East England award on the 2022 awards and its sister restaurant was not too long ago named top-of-the-line seaside chippies within the nation, mentioned: Tourism Awards is nice and it has been an actual increase to the enterprise as many individuals come to go to us after receiving an award. These are a few of the greatest vacationer and hospitality points of interest they should go to.”
Functions for the North East England Tourism Awards shut at 5:00 pm on Thursday…