Five South East tourism businesses scooped awards at last night’s national tourism awards for Excellence in Manchester, including three Golds. Organised by VisitEngland, the annual awards recognise outstanding excellence in fifteen categories in this celebration of the crème de la crème of UK’s tourism businesses.
Tourism South East is delighted to announce that the Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 2013-2014 have been launched and are now open for entries. The Beautiful South Awards for Tourism businesses celebrate the very best in quality, innovation and service, and give recognition to achievements over the last year.
Recently two journalists from Spain’s leading women’s magazine Telva, joined representatives from the Winchester and East Hampshire Destination Marketing Partnership to experience the life of Jane Austen. Facilitated by Tourism South East in collaboration with VisitBritain this visit is an example of the PR activity being undertaken to promote the South East.
Despite the worst weather anyone can remember and the economy slipping back into recession, the latest statistics for 2012 just released by Visit England, suggest that domestic tourism held up well.
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The Montagu Arms Country Hotel has achieved the highest accolade of the tea world by winning The Tea Guild's Top City and Country Hotel Tea Award 2013.
This unique country house hotel, renowned throughout Hampshire for its traditional afternoon tea, scooped the top award after impressing Tea Guild judges with its quality of service, food and tea.
English Tourism Week saw the launch of a brand new historical trail that is now available at the Rye Tourist Information Centre (TIC) in Lion Street.
The finalists for this year’s national VisitEngland awards have been announced and include five tourism businesses from the South East.
Cycle Experience in Brockenhurst are one of the organsiations in the New Forest where tourists can hire a batttery powered two-seater car, enabling them to enjoy visiting the New Forest on 4 wheels without polluting the air.
A cautious welcome from small businesses for the Chancellor’s latest budget. Here is a summary of the main elements from our partners, the Tourism Alliance, of relevance to the tourism sector:-