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Visit York Tourism Awards 2018│ Showcasing York's Tourism Industry

The Visit York Tourism Awards 2018 is our biggest yet - with 17 awards categories to enter.  The Visit York Tourism Awards celebrate individuals and companies who offer that extra special service and experience for York's 6.9 million visitors, recognising and rewarding excellence in the city's multi-million pound tourism sector. We want as many businesses as possible to enter so download the forms below and tell us why you should win!


How to enter - in four easy steps:

1. Choose the category or categories you would like to enter.  You can enter your business/event in more than one category if it is relevant -in fact the more the merrier!

2. Download the entry form for your chosen category and fill in with as much detail as possible.

3. Pull together your supporting documentation for your entry - this can include photo(s), reviews and/or links to applicable websites. Please note: this is restricted to 3 separate items – any additional items will not be accepted.

4.  Send your completed entry form to vyawards@visityork.org by the deadline of 17:00 Thursday 1 March 2018.

Then just keep your fingers crossed and wait to hear if you have made the shortlist!


FREE Masterclass - Top Tips For A Winning Entry
Wednesday 7 February, 11:00-13:00, Make It York Offices

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Kashing, sponsor of the Visit York Tourism Awards 2018 

B&B or Guest House of the Year - Sponsored by Kashing

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Cafe or Tearoom of the Year 

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Conference Venue of the Year 

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P&O Ferries, sponsor of the Visit York Tourism Awards 2018

 

Family Friendly Experience of the Year - Sponsored by P&O Ferries 

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NEW FOR 2018 - Guided Tour of the Year 

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Streamline Taxis York, sponsor of the Visit York Tourism Awards 2018

 

Hotel of the Year - Sponsored by Streamline Taxis

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Hungate York Regeneration, sponsor of the Visit York Tourism Awards 2018

 

Newcomer of the Year - Sponsored by Hungate York Regeneration

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Manchester Airport

 

Outstanding Customer Service 

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Hunter Gee Holroyd, sponsor of the Visit York Tourism Awards 2018

 

Pub or Bar of the Year - Sponsored by Hunter Gee Holroyd

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Insure It Angels, sponsor of the Visit York Tourism Awards 2018

 

Restaurant of the Year - Sponsored by Insure It Angels

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Self-catering Venue of the Year 

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Shopping Experience of the Year -Sponsored by Yorwaste

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FR Fowler and Son, sponsor of the Visit York Tourism Awards 2018

 

Visitor Attraction of the Year (over 50,000 visitors) - Sponsored by FR Fowler & Son

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Jelf, sponsor of the Visit York Tourism Awards

 

Visitor Attraction of the Year (under 50,000 visitors) 

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Yorkshire Gas and Power, sponsor of the Visit York Tourism Awards 2018

 

Visitor Experience of the Year - Sponsored by Yorkshire Gas & Power

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Ambience Venue Styling, sponsor of the Visit York Tourism Awards 2018

 

NEW FOR 2018 - Wedding Venue of the Year - Sponsored by Ambience Venue Styling

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*Sponsorship Opportunities Available*

Sponsorship opportunities are still available for the Visit York Tourism Awards. For further information, please contact Faye Rhodes, Partnership Manager faye.rhodes@makeityork.com / 01904 554620.

 

Visit York Tourism Awards 2018

Winners of the Visit York Tourism Awards 2017:

Bed & Breakfast of the Year– Sponsored by Little Hotelier
Winner: Tower Guest House

Highly Commended: The Bar Convent Guest House

Finalists:
Carr House Farm Bed and Breakfast
Lil's on the Waterfront


Café/Tearoom of the Year– Sponsored by Booker York

Winner: El Piano

Finalists:
Countess of York at the National Railway Museum
The Balloon Tree Farmshop & Café
The Garden Room at The Principal York


Conference Venue of the Year– Sponsored by Colour Options

Winner: The Principal York

Highly Commended: National Centre for Early Music (NCEM)

Finalists:
The Bar Convent (Conferencing)
York Science Park


Family Friendly Experience of the Year– Sponsored by P&O Ferries

Winner: Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland

Finalists:
The Bloody Tour of York
York Art Gallery
York Maze


Hotel of the Year– Sponsored by Streamline Taxis

Winner: The Principal York

Finalists:
Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa
Hotel du Vin York
Hotel Indigo York
The Black Swan Hotel


 

Newcomer of the Year- Sponsored by Hungate York Regeneration

Winner: Can You Escape? York

Finalists:
Brew York Craft Brewery & Tap Room
Joe's Kitchen
Staycity Paragon Street York
The Botanist York


Outstanding Customer Service Award– Sponsored by Manchester Airport

Winner: Alison Storey (York Racecourse)

Finalists:
Anna Bialockleb (The Whippet Inn)
Damian Palmer-Bunting (Robin Hood Caravan)
Edward Kelly (Stay City)
Frank Caulfield (Dean Court Hotel)


Pub/Bar of the Year– Sponsored by Hunter Gee Holroyd

Winner: Pairings Wine Bar

Finalists:
The Blue Bell
The Chapter House at The Principal York
The Drovers Arms
Thomas's of York Pub & Kitchen


Restaurant of the Year– Sponsored by Morrell Middleton Accountants

Winner: The Whippet Inn Steak & Alehouse

Finalists:
Ambiente Tapas
Melton's Restaurant
The Drovers Arms Restaurant & Country Pub
The Raj
The Weathervane Restaurant


Self-Catering Venue of the Year– Sponsored by Yorkshire Laundry

Winner: The Old Brewery, York

Highly Commended: Robin Hood Caravan & Camping Park

Finalists:
Forest Holidays
York Stay Holidays


Shopping Experience of the Year– Sponsored by York BID

Winner: Käthe Wohlfahrt, Mulberry Hall

Finalists:
Bishy Road
Pandora's Box
Seasalt


Visitor Attraction of the Year (Over 50,000 Visitors)– Sponsored by F.R. Fowler & Son

Winner: York Art Gallery

Finalists:
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
Energi Trampoline Park York
North Yorkshire Moors Railway
The York Dungeon


Visitor Attraction of the Year (Under 50,000 Visitors)– Sponsored by First Group

Winner: National Centre for Birds of Prey

Finalists:
Go Ape Dalby
The Bloody Tour of York
York Army Museum


Visitor Experience of the Year– Sponsored by Virgin Trains East Coast

Winner: HallowScream at York Maze

Finalists:
BOBH - Day Trips from York
Eboracum Roman Festival
Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland


Visit York Outstanding Contribution Award 2017-Sponsored by The Great Yorkshire Fringe

Awarded to: Will Zhuang

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