decrease font-size reset font-size increase font-size
Visit York Tourism Awards 2018 │ Showcasing York's Tourism Industry

Visit York Tourism Awards - Why Enter?

Five great reasons to enter the Visit York Tourism Awards:


Your chance to be different

Winning or even being nominated for a Visit York Tourism Award offers the chance for you to differentiate your business against your competitors. This endorsement could be the difference between winning or losing business you are pitching for.

Great PR

Winning an award can increase media exposure for your business, through local, regional and national media and through online links increasing search engine optimisation.

Using the award logo on your website and in your marketing will also encourage more customers to choose you. All finalists will be given the Visit York Tourism Awards logo to use on marketing materials.

Motivate your staff

Winning or entering an award really helps motivate your team, providing role models for good practice and helps create a winning culture.

Build your reputation

Winning an Award can help enhance the reputation of your business. As a winner of the Visit York Tourism Awards you will also be automatically shortlisted for the prestigious White Rose Awards

It is an entirely positive experience

Entering the Visit York Tourism Awards offers an opportunity for you and your team to celebrate the fantastic things you have achieved.


What are you waiting for?

Choose your category and enter today! All entries must reach us by the entry deadline of 17:00 Thursday 1 March 2018.


 

Enter the Visit York Tourism Awards 2018 now!
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


eNewsletter

/ Sign up to our free Members & Partners newsletter today...