Tourism award finalists announced

A Windermere hotel and a conference centre in Harrogate are finalists for the Business Tourism category of the Enjoy England Awards for Excellence 2007. The contenders for the award are Low Wood Hotel in Windermere and Harrogate International Centre in North Yorkshire. The winner will be announced at a national awards ceremony on 18 April in London. Last year, Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham won the Business Tourism Award. The awards are organised by Visit Britain and there are prizes across 12 categories. Entries were submitted to Visit Britain’s nine regional tourism partners and shortlisted for the national finals by a panel of tourism industry judges. Among the judges are England Marketing Advisory Board member Nick Cust and Brian Richardson, executive secretary of the Caravan Club, which sponsors the awards. The awards have been running for 18 years.

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