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We are pleased to announce that Visit Herts are partnering with the East of England Tourism awards and applications for 2022/23 are now open! The annual awards takes place to shine a light on the very best of the tourism and hospitality businesses from across Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk. The awards competition remains open for applications until Sunday 2 October, where applications are then assessed and scored through two rounds of independent judging, with the best in each category being shortlisted for the award’s gala dinner in March 2023. Winners and highly commended finalists then move on to compete with other areas of England for the national Visit England Awards for Excellence, the most coveted accolade in English tourism.


What are the Categories?

  • Outstanding Contributions to Tourism
  • Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award
  • B&B and Guest House of the Year
  • Camping, Glamping and Holiday Park of the Year
  • Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award
  • Experience of the Year
  • Large Hotel of the Year
  • Large Visitor Attraction
  • News Tourism Business of the Year
  • Pub of the Year
  • Self-Catering Accommodation of the Year
  • Small hotel of the Year
  • Small Visitor Attraction of the Year


Why Apply?

Applying for the East of England Tourism awards has never been easier! Simply complete one application online for your local competition and you could become a local or even national winner. The awards create numerous opportunities for your business, including:

  • Improve business performance
  • Create PR opportunities
  • Demonstrates that you provide a truly excellent customer experience
  • Be recognised nationally
  • Improve competitive edge
  • Improve your business practices
  • Reward and motivate your team
  • Celebrate and network at the awards events

Find out more and submit your business entry at: 

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