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Awards

A night of winners at Leicester and Leicestershire Excellence in Tourism Awards

28 November 2013

Local businesses struck gold at this year's Leicester and Leicestershire Excellence in Tourism Awards, held at Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel on 28 November 2013

Finalists announced for Leicester and Leicestershire Excellence in Tourism Awards

6 November 2013

The finalists for the third annual Leicester and Leicestershire Excellence in Tourism Awards have been announced

Last call for Tourism Awards applications

2 October 2013

Local businesses have until 11 October 2013 to submit their applications for the Leicester and Leicestershire Tourism Excellence Awards 2013

Celebrate the best of tourism in Leicester and Leicestershire

9 September 2013

Tickets now available for Tourism Excellence Awards 2013 to be held on 28 November at Mercure Leicester City Hotel

Local businesses can learn how to succeed in Tourism Awards

27 August 2013

Free workshop to help with Leicester and Leicestershire Tourism Excellence Awards applications to be held on 5 September

Mercure Hotel to host Leicester and Leicestershire Excellence in Tourism Awards 2013

30 July 2013

This year's Leicester and Leicestershire Excellence in Tourism Awards will be held at the Mercure Leicester City Hotel

Local businesses encouraged to enter Leicester and Leicestershire Excellence in Tourism Awards

4 July 2013

The third annual Leicester and Leicestershire Excellence in Tourism Awards will be held in November 2013 and tourism-related businesses in Leicester and Leicestershire are being invited to compete

Going for Gold

1 July 2013

Leading events and hospitality provider imago is celebrating after receiving yet another accolade in recognition of its high-quality standards

Awards success for county museums service

11 June 2013

There's been a double success for Leicestershire museums - and a County Council accolade - at the East Midlands Heritage Awards

Twycross Zoo honoured in 2012 BIAZA Awards

18 December 2012

Twycross Zoo was congratulated by the zoo world recently following a prestigious awards ceremony held at West Midland Safari Park

Curve wins Leicestershire Tourism Award

30 November 2012

Last night, Curve was awarded Large Visitor Attraction of the Year at The Leicester and Leicestershire Tourism Excellence Awards that took place at the Leicester Tigers Stadium

Winners of 2012 Leicestershire Excellence in Tourism Awards announced

30 November 2012

Local winners included Charnwood Museum, Curve, Dandelion Hideaway, Hinckley Island Hotel, Horseshoe Cottage Farm, Hotel Maiyango, Leicester Tigers, Melton Mowbray Victorian Fayre, Radisson Blu East Midlands Airport and Red Lion

Local businesses invited to compete for Tourism Excellence Awards

27 September 2012

Leicester and Leicestershire Tourism Excellence Awards on 29 November 2012 at Leicester Tigers' Welford Road Stadium

Heritage award winners announced

18 July 2012

The winners of this year's Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Awards are to be announced with Loughborough Carillon and War Memorial Museum being named Leicestershire and Rutland Museum of the Year

Stapleford Park nominated for best spa in the Midlands

11 July 2012

Stapleford Park, a Luxury Country House Hotel near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire has received a regional nomination for The Good Spa Awards 2012

Leicestershire & Rutland Heritage Awards

9 July 2012

Some of the best of Leicestershire's heritage will be celebrated at an event at Snibston Discovery Museum on 19 July

Local businesses triumph in national tourism awards

23 May 2012

Curve and Bosworth Battlefield win Gold and Highly Commended in VisitEngland's Awards for Excellence 2012

Winners of VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2012 announced

23 May 2012

The English Garden wins Outstanding Contribution Award

Record entry for 2012 British Pie Awards

17 April 2012

Almost 900 Pies have been entered for this year's British Pie Awards, roughly 50% up from last year

Two local businesses reach finals of national tourism awards

5 April 2012

Curve and Bosworth Battlefield selected as finalists in VisitEngland's Awards for Excellence 2012

Attraction wins Screamie Award

3 April 2012

Leicestershire theme park wins the 'Best Seasonal Halloween Family Daytime Event' at the UK's only awards for the Scare and Haunted attractions industry

Leicester to host national tourism awards in 2012

8 February 2012

VisitEngland selects Athena as venue for Awards for Excellence ceremony on 22 May 2012

Winners of Leicester and Leicestershire Tourism Excellence Awards announced

8 February 2012

Local winners included Hotel Maiyango, Horseshoe Cottage Farm, Dandelion Hideaway, Bosworth Battlefield, Twycross Zoo, Arts Fresco and Curve

Bruntingthorpe restaurant gets special award in Michelin guide

27 October 2011

The Joiners Arms at Bruntingthorpe has been included in this year's Michelin Red Guide for the 8th year in succession with the added bonus of receiving the prestigious Bib Gourmand for the first time

Awards applicants have a month to go

25 October 2011

There's just a month to go until the entry deadline for the Leicestershire Business Awards 2012 so companies are being urged to get their applications in

Hicks Lodge National Forest Cycle Centre shortlisted for awards

25 October 2011

Hicks Lodge Cycle Centre in The National Forest has been shortlisted for two prestigious construction industry awards

Recent awards prove that Ragdale Hall is clearly fit for purpose

24 October 2011

Ragdale Hall has scooped another award for its burgeoning trophy cabinet, this time for its renowned fitness offer

Awards for tourism excellence in Leicester and Leicestershire

10 October 2011

Calling on local tourism businesses to enter new awards

Calling Leicestershire's best businesses

5 October 2011

The annual search for the most dynamic and innovative Leicestershire business has begun in earnest

The battle begins for Lottery Awards

31 May 2011

Bosworth Battlefield has successfully secured a place in the semi finals of The National Lottery Awards

East Midlands' tourism businesses celebrate national awards success

18 April 2011

Four tourism businesses are celebrating after winning gold awards at the 2011 Enjoy England Excellence Awards, which were held tonight in the Great Hall at the University of Birmingham, whilst a further four businesses received silver awards

 

 
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