It is an exciting time for the tourism industry in South East England as 75 finalists from across the region wait eagerly to find out whether they will receive Gold, Silver or Bronze awards. Additionally, thirteen businesses have received Commended status.
The winners will be announced at a prestigious awards celebration on December 12 at The Grand Brighton, hosted by Toby Anstis, one of the nation’s best-loved radio and TV presenters.
Winning businesses in some categories will also have the opportunity to represent the South East at the National VisitEngland Awards next year.
Fran Downton, Chief Executive of Tourism South East, said “A huge congratulations to all our finalists. All have been rewarded for achieving the very highest of standards in our industry. The strength of our finalists highlights the incredible quality of the tourism sector across the South East. I am extremely grateful to our sponsors and to our Awards Event Partner, the Grand Brighton, a wonderful venue to hold our event. I know we all look forward to celebrating with our finalists on what will be a special night.”
Awards Director, Nell Barrington said “We were delighted in the increase and quality of entries this year which has made it really tough for our team of volunteer judges. Good luck to the finalists and congratulations to them all.”