VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2022 finalists

The finalists for the national VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2022.

The national finalists have been selected from hundreds of tourism businesses across England including hotels, self-catering accommodation, B&Bs, glamping operators, attractions, restaurants, pubs and museums. The winners will be announced at The Library of Birmingham on 8 June 2022.

 

Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award

Recognises tourism businesses providing truly memorable visitor experiences for everyone, particularly those with accessibility requirements, and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business.

B&B and Guest House of the Year

Recognises bed & breakfast and guest house businesses providing truly memorable guest experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business.

Camping, Glamping and Holiday Park of the Year

Recognises holiday parks, sites and villages providing truly memorable guest experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business.

Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award

Recognises tourism businesses committed to being sustainable, responsible and ethical in how they operate and interact with customers, the wider community and the environment.

Experience of the Year

Recognises providers of truly memorable and immersive activities for visitors to participate in.

Large Hotel of the Year

Recognises full service hotels providing truly memorable guest experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business.

Small Hotel of the Year

Recognises small serviced accommodation businesses providing truly memorable guest experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business.

New Tourism Business of the Year

Recognises high performing new tourism businesses, demonstrating excellent understanding of their market, exceeding the expectations of their customers with clear plans for future development.

Pub of the Year

Recognises pubs that make a significant contribution to tourism in their area, with a food and drink offering that includes quality locally sourced produce.

Resilience and Innovation Award

Recognising businesses within the tourism industry who have demonstrated innovation, resilience and adaptation, along with support for their local communities, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Self Catering Accommodation of the Year

Recognises self catering accommodation businesses providing truly memorable guest experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business.

Taste of England Award

Recognises businesses within the tourism industry that offer food, beverage and service innovation and excellence.

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

Recognises large visitor attraction businesses providing truly memorable visitor experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business.

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year

Recognises small visitor attraction businesses providing truly memorable visitor experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business.

Unsung Hero Award

Recognises an individual working for a tourism business who excels in their role and deserves to be applauded for their work and commitment to the industry.

Travel Content Award

Recognises the important contribution that media and influencers make in championing the huge array of amazing experiences on offer across the country.

TXGB Trailblazer Award

The TXGB Trailblazer Award recognises businesses that work with TXGB who have been leading the way in pioneering new initiatives, driving economic impact and driving awareness with tourism businesses to connect to the TXGB platform.