VisitEngland, the national tourist board has announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017 with Blencathra Centre named as a finalist. The winners of this prestigious accolade will be announced at the Awards ceremony on Monday 24 April at the Hilton Waldorf, London.
Working collaboratively with industry, VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence celebrate the best in English tourism.
The Blencathra Centre announced as a finalist today, represents one of the three finalists for Sustainable Tourism in England. All finalists must wait until the Awards ceremony in April to discover whether they have won an award.
VisitEngland Chief Executive Sally Balcombe said: “The Awards shine a spotlight on an industry driven by the highest-calibre people and organisations who deliver unforgettable experiences for visitors, raising the profile of England as a world-class destination and driving the economic benefits of tourism across the regions.”
“Awards for Excellence finalists exemplify outstanding tourism talent and distinguished businesses throughout England. We received over 600 truly impressive applications this year and there’s absolutely no doubt that the finalists represent the very best in the industry. I’d like to congratulate all finalists and wish them the very best of luck.”
Speaking on behalf of FSC Blencathra Centre Tim Foster Head of Centre said “This is quite amazing following on our success in 2016 as the Cumbria Tourism Sustainable Tourism Winner and reflects well on our organisations commitment to sustainability”
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