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Beautiful South Awards 2023-24

Finalists and highly commended announced ahead of the ceremony at the Grand Hotel Brighton 


It is an exciting time for the tourism industry in South East England as 75 finalists from across the region wait eagerly to find out whether they will receive Gold, Silver or Bronze awards #BSTA23. Additionally, thirteen businesses have received Commended status.

The winners will be announced at a prestigious awards celebration on December 12 at The Grand Brighton, hosted by Toby Anstis, one of the nation’s best-loved radio and TV presenters.

Winning businesses in some categories will also have the opportunity to represent the South East at the National VisitEngland Awards next year.

Fran Downton, Chief Executive of Tourism South East, said “A huge congratulations to all our finalists.  All have been rewarded for achieving the very highest of standards in our industry. The strength of our finalists highlights the incredible quality of the tourism sector across the South East. I am extremely grateful to our sponsors and to our Awards Event Partner, the Grand Brighton, a wonderful venue to hold our event. I know we all look forward to celebrating with our finalists on what will be a special night.”

Awards Director, Nell Barrington said “We were delighted in the increase and quality of entries this year which has made it really tough for our team of volunteer judges.  Good luck to the finalists and congratulations to them all.”

Find out more about the finalists and commended for 2023/24 here.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us

Thank you to all our sponsors and partners who support these awards including The Grand in Brighton.

The Awards were themselves awarded Outstanding in the Awards Trust Mark scheme in 2022

To view the full 2022/23 press release click here

Watch the 2022 video here. 

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Beautiful South Awards 2023/24 winners announced

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Our Sponsors

We would like thank all of our sponsors for this years awards for supporting the continuation of this event in a difficult year.

For more information about the Beautiful South Tourism Awards visit  

Contact: Nell Barrington, Services for Tourism Ltd


Tel: 07968807022.
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