Beautiful South Tourism Awards


Winners announced at the Beautiful South Tourism Awards
at the Grand Brighton

The Grand Brighton once again played host to the Tourism South East Beautiful South Awards.  This prestigious event, held at the iconic venue, celebrated the outstanding achievements of tourism businesses and experiences from across the South East.

Over 300 esteemed guests gathered at The Grand Brighton for an unforgettable evening dedicated to recognising the very best in the tourism and hospitality industry. Renowned radio and TV personality, Toby Anstis, brought his charismatic charm as the host for the evening, announcing 24 Gold Awards, 25 Silver and Bronze Awards to the deserving winners.  Thirteen businesses were additionally honoured with "Commended" accolades for their exceptional contributions.

Fran Downton, Chief Executive of Tourism South East, said “We could not be prouder of all our wonderful finalists at this year's Beautiful South Awards.  They have all worked incredibly hard throughout 2023 and it is our pleasure to reward and recognise the high standards.  They set our region amongst the best in the country.  As ever, a huge thank you to The Grand Brighton and to all our sponsors, who without which, this celebration would just not be possible."

Toby Anstis, radio and TV presenter and Awards Host said “it's always been a wonderful Award ceremony to host, it's a gorgeous room full of talent, full of people who are giving visitors wonderful experiences, wine tasting, all sorts of things.  We're celebrating the whole of the tourism industry in the south east and it's been a beautiful, beautiful night I feel very honoured to be the one up there to announce the awards, meet the winners and give them a round of applause as well, fantastic.”

The full list of award winners and commended can be seen here  

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