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Leicestershire Promotions Tourism & Hospitality Awards

Categories and awards for the Leicestershire Promotions 2018 Tourism & Hospitality Awards

Please see the categories and awards for the annual Leicestershire Promotions Tourism and Hospitality Awards - the only celebration of the industry in Leicester and Leicestershire.

Each year we like to keep the awards fresh and in-line with current tourism trends, so we have introduced seven new categories for 2018... remember you can enter more than one!

The closing date for our Great Days Out category was Friday 13th July 2018. All other entries must be submitted by no later than 5pm on Monday 3rd September 2018.

The carnival comes to this years gala awards ceremony with a Rio de Janiero themed night on Thursday 29th November at Athena, Leicester.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER! Book and pay for your tickets by Monday 3rd September and we will honour last years prices! To book your tickets and find out more about the event please click here

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Great Place to Eat & Drink

Best Formal Dining Experience

Do you offer an exceptional formal dining experience? Do you use locally produced or sourced food and drink? Have you won foodie awards? Then this is the award for you!

 

 

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Best Afternoon Tea

We all love an Afternoon Tea, but what makes yours stand out above the rest? Last year we received a huge number of entries for this award ... so who will it be this year? It could be you!

 

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Best Leicestershire Breakfast

We all need a good breakfast to kick start the day! Do you get your sausages, mushrooms or eggs from the farm down the road or get bread from a local bakers? Then this is the award for you!

 

 

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Best Pub Experience

There's nothing like heading to your local to enjoy a pint of real ale and if it's sunny, enjoy a glass of something sparkly in the beer garden. Is this your pub and do you have the best one in Leicestershire?

 

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Best Casual Dining Experience

Does your restaurant or pub serve the best burgers, Sunday lunch or curry in Leicestershire? Does your business stand out from the rest? If so, this is the award for you!

                                                            

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Best Cocktail

Shake it baby! We all love a good cocktail, but who does the best in Leicestershire? If you think it's you, then this, new for 2018, category if for you!

 

 

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Best Local Food Retailer or Farm Shop

Do you work with local food producers and sell local produce such as homemade jam, garden-grown veg, handmade pies or tasty cakes made with love? Then this is the award for you!

                                                         

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Fabulous Things to Do

Favourite Festival or Event - Charge Entry Price

Each year Leicestershire's calendar is packed full with vibrant festivals or events. We love the sounds, colour and art that this brings to the destination. What makes yours stand out above the rest?

 

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Favourite Festival or Event - Free Entry

Each year Leicestershire's calendar is packed full with vibrant festivals or events. We love the sounds, colour and art that this brings to the destination. What makes yours stand out above the rest?

 

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Great Day Out - Charge Entry Price - DEADLINE HAS PASSED FOR ENTRIES

Leicestershire has award-winning attractions in abundance, from large scale family attractions to quirky, historical and off-the-beaten track. What makes your attraction stand out from the rest?                                                           

Great Day Out - Free Entry - DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES HAS PASSED

Leicestershire has award-winning attractions in abundance, from large scale family attractions to quirky, historical and off-the-beaten track. What makes your attraction stand out from the rest?

 

Best Night Out

Whether it's a night enjoying live music, comedy, theatre or dancing away until the small hours, Leicestershire has a great variety of nightlife. So, will your venue be crowned Leicestershire's 'Best Night Out'?

 

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Best Shopping Experience

From independent boutiques, historic markets, vintage fairs to shopping centres and areas, Leicestershire offers a great retail experience to those wishing to shop 'til they drop. If you think you have the 'Best Shopping Experience' on offer, this is the award for you!                                                       

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Best Town or Village

Leicestershire is lucky enough to be home to historical towns and villages full of shops, tea rooms, boutiques, deli's and more. So what makes yours stand out from the rest?

 

 

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Best Outdoor Experience

Leicestershire is set in stunning countryside and is home to a great variety of country parks and green spaces for visitors to explore and enjoy. If you think you offer the best 'Outdoor Experience' then this is definitely the award for you! 

 

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Best Garden Centre

Leicestershire is lucky enough to be home to a great variety of Garden Centres. This category is open to all centres that are open regularly to visitors to Leicestershire and offer free entry. 

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Great Place to Stay

Most enjoyable stay - Hotel/Guesthouse

Leicestershire has plenty of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets, but what makes yours stand out from the rest? What do you do to make your guests feel extra special?

 

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Most enjoyable stay - Self Catering

Leicestershire has plenty of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets, but what makes yours stand out from the rest? What do you do to make your guests feel extra special?

 

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Innovative Business Tourism Partner

Whether conference buyers want a brainstorming meeting or a 3 day annual conference - there's plenty of venues in Leicestershire. What makes your venue stand out from the rest?                                                                

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Proud of our People

Best Customer Service

Do you have a colleague who excels in providing the best customer service to your customers, even under pressure? Do they go above and beyond their remit? If so, take this opportunity to shout about them and enter them in to this award!  

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Innovation in Marketing

Whether it's SEO, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or traditional brochures - do you think you and your team have pushed the boundaries with your marketing activity in the last 12 months? If so, this is the award for you!                            

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Best Team

We all say that we work with the 'A Team' but do you work with the best team in the tourism business? Do you want to celebrate their achievements? Then this is the award for you!

 

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Best Local Food & Drink Producer

Do you make mouth-watering chocolates, tangy chutney's or lemon curd? Do you produce rare-breed meat, hearty real-ale, locally produced Gin or something nice and tasty? Then this is the award for you!

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Inspiring Manager

Does your manager motivate, nuture and inspire you? Do they deserve the recognition that you think they do? If so then this is the award for them to receive the acknowledgement they deserve.

 

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Tourism Superstar

Do you know someone who goes above and beyond their day to day job in promoting and supporting tourism in Leicester and Leicestershire? Do you think they are a Tourism Superstar?                                         

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Rising Star

Is there a student, apprentice or colleague who has shown exceptional promise and is working their way up the ranks in your business? Do you want to celebrate their achievements, if so this is the award for them.

 

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