VisitEngland Awards 2014

Quality in Tourism attended the VisitEngland Awards on Monday the 12th of May 2014 at Cheltenham Racecourse and was delighted to see so many our members up for Awards.  It was particularly pleasing to see our members win Gold in there respective categories.  Congratulations to all of our members who made it to the National Awards!  Quality in Tourism were proud sponsors of the Bed and Breakfast and Guest Accommodation of the Year for the second year in a row.  It was a real delight to be sponsoring this Award and it was great to see St Cuthbert’s House in Seahouses, Northumberland a member of Quality in Tourism win Gold (as pictured above).  Well done to Mr and Mrs Sutheran for winning this award!      Kerry Woodward, recently appointed Customer Services Manager commented “It was a great opportunity to get a broader view on Tourism in England from the people and organisations promoting tourism to the various accommodation/attraction and food establishments. I got a real sense of the passion that people have for making their region a great tourist destination and the pride they felt at being recognised for this.”  Victoria Rowan, Business Support Manager added “I agree with Kerry in that the atmosphere was fantastic.  It was great to be part of such an exciting national event showcasing the best England has to offer.”   Well done once again to all of our members who made it to the Awards, a full list of can be seen below.   Bed and Breakfast and Guest Accommodation of the Year  St Cuthbert’s House, Seahouses, Northumberland - Gold  Eckington Manor, Eckington, Worcestershire – Silver  Low Mill Guest House, Leyburn, Yorkshire – Highly Commended  Access for All Tourism Award Calvert Trust Exmoor, Kentisbury, Devon - Gold  Jurys Inn, Brighton – Highly Commended  Holiday Park/Holiday Village of the Year  Seafield Caravan Park, Seahouses, Northumberland – Gold  Waldegraves Holiday Park, Mersea Island, Essex - Bronze  Hoburne Bashley, New Milton, Hampshire – Highly Commended  Large Hotel of the Year  Burleigh Court – Loughborough, Leicestershire - Gold  Hope Street Hotel, Liverpool, Merseyside – Silver  Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year  East View Farm Holiday Cottage, Wroxham, Norfolk – Silver  The Dandelion Hideaway, Osbaston, Leicestershire - Bronze  Staying Cool at the Rotunda, Birmingham, West Midlands – Highly Commended  Corner Cottage, Nettlecombe Farm Holidays, Whitwell, Isle of Wight – Highly Commended  Sustainable Tourism Award  Little White Acre, Redruth, Cornwall – Gold  Bleasdale Cottages, Preston, Lancashire - Silver  Colton House, Colton, Staffordshire – Highly Commended  Taste of England Award  Eckington Manor, Eckington, Worcestershire - Bronze  Delifonseca Dockside, Liverpool, Merseyside – Highly Commended  Tourism Pub of the Year  South Causey Inn, Stanley, County Durham – Highly Commended
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