There are 7 winners of the Herts Tourism Awards 2018 and a special award from the Family Holiday Association. Businesses from Hertfordshire received awards in recognition of services to tourism from Go To Places.
We are delighted to reveal the winners of the Kent Tourism Awards 2019.
Following a round of public voting to find the best attractions, accommodation and pubs in the county, seven winners were announced at the awards ceremony at the Kent Cricket Ground on Monday 2nd December.
The categories and winners were:
The awards were devised and launched in 2017 by destination specialists Go To Places - who deliver Visit Kent - to reward exceptional standards of customer service and outstanding visitor experiences within the local tourism industry. Following an initial round of judging by an expert panel of independent tourism judges, the shortlisted finalists were decided by mystery shopping visits.
Deirdre Wells OBE, CEO of Go To Places, said: “We’re thrilled to celebrate and honour Kent’s incredible tourism businesses with another year of the Kent Tourism Awards. From first-rate accommodation providers to exceptional visitor attractions, this year’s winners really demonstrate the quality and diversity of Kent’s current tourism offering. Delivering extraordinary experiences, delicious food and drink and a world-class warm welcome, Kent’s businesses continue to grow the visitor economy in Kent and we’re very proud to take a moment to celebrate their achievements. Congratulations to all the 2019 winners and nominees!”
The awards were sponsored by Biddenden Vineyards, Brachers, InsideKent Magazine, Leftlion, Quinn Estates, MHA MacIntyre Hudson, NFU Mutual Tunbridge Wells, Pillory Barn, Sleeping Giant Media, and Southeastern. The event was supported by Interreg 2 Seas PROFIT.
The winners will now also be featured by VisitEngland as part of the celebration of the 30th Anniversary of their national Awards for Excellence.