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Large Event of the Year Award. NOW CLOSED.  Recognises providers of truly memorable and immersive tourism events, attracting 15,000 + visitors.


Small Tourism Event of the Year Award.  NOW CLOSED.  Recognises providers of truly memorable and immersive tourism events, attracting fewer than 15,000 visitors.


Taste Lancashire Producer AwardNOW CLOSED.  Recognises Lancashire businesses that create local Lancashire food or drink contributing to the visitor experience by championing Lancashire distinctiveness.


Accessible & Inclusive Tourism Award * NOW CLOSED
Recognises tourism businesses providing truly memorable visitor experiences for everyone, particularly those with accessibility requirements, and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business.


Business Events Venue of the Year * NOW CLOSED
Recognises business events venues that demonstrate an excellent understanding of the market, exceeding the expectations of their clients and have a strategic plan for future development within this area, with clear goals.


Camping, Glamping & Holiday Park of the Year * NOW CLOSED
Recognises holiday parks, sites and villages providing truly memorable guest experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business.


Cultural Venue/Organisation Award  NOW CLOSED
Recognises culture and heritage based experiences that engage with both residents and visitors.


Dog Friendly Business of the Year  NOW CLOSED
Recognises providers of truly memorable experiences for dogs and their human companions.


Ethical, Responsible & Sustainable Tourism Award * NOW CLOSED
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 * NOW CLOSED
Recognises providers of truly memorable and immersive activities for visitors to participate in.


Hotel Wedding Venue Award  NOW CLOSED
Recognises wedding venues that demonstrate an excellent understanding of the market, exceeding the expectations of their clients and contribute to the wider visitor economy.


Lancashire Perfect Stay *  NOW CLOSED
Recognises small hotels as well as bed & breakfast and guest house businesses providing truly memorable guest experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business.


Large Hotel of the Year * NOW CLOSED
Recognises full service hotels, with 35 + bedrooms, providing truly memorable guest experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business.


Large Visitor Attraction of the Year * NOW CLOSED
Recognises large visitor attraction businesses, attracting 75,000 visitors pa and/or employs more than 10 full-time staff,  providing truly memorable visitor experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business.


New Tourism Business of the Year * NOW CLOSED
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 * NOW CLOSED
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 * NOW CLOSED
Recognises businesses within the tourism industry that have demonstrated great innovation, resilience and adaptation during a crisis or period of adversity.


Self-Catering Accommodation of the Year * NOW CLOSED
Recognises self catering accommodation businesses providing truly memorable guest experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business.


Small Visitor Attraction of the Year * NOW CLOSED
Recognises small visitor attraction businesses, attracting 75,000 visitors or fewer pa and/or 10 or fewer full time staff, providing truly memorable visitor experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business.


Taste Lancashire Award * NOW CLOSED
Recognises businesses within the tourism industry that offer food, beverage and service innovation and excellence.


Unsung Hero Award * NOW CLOSED
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.


Wedding Venue Award  NOW CLOSED
Recognises exclusive wedding venues that demonstrate an excellent understanding of the market, exceeding the expectations of their clients and contribute to the wider visitor economy.


*  categories that progress to the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2023 for national shortlisting, subject to criteria.

If you have any questions, please contact the team at Marketing Lancashire.  Please contact Catherine on 01772 426 465 or email Catherine

Good luck to all Lancashire Tourism Awards 2022 applicants.

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