Wirral Council and the Wirral Tourism Business Network are pleased to announce the launch of the Wirral Tourism Awards 2014. Wirral’s visitor economy is now worth £310 million; employing over 4,000 people, and attracting over seven million visitors to Wirral every year, so there is much to celebrate. These Awards play a major role in showcasing the fantastic range of quality businesses and staff in the tourism and hospitality industry in Wirral.
The Wirral Tourism Awards have had a hugely positive impact on tourism in the borough, providing a benchmark for all businesses, and showcasing the best. By simply taking part you could improve your business performance in terms of staff morale and customer satisfaction. The benefits of being shortlisted as a finalist or being a winner of an award are extensive, raising your business profile, generating new business and creating customer confidence.
The Awards are open to all tourism and hospitality businesses in Wirral and the thousands of excellent people who work in them. This year there are 12 categories as follows:
Most Professional Bar or Waiting on Team - Sponsored by Woods Squared Ltd
Outstanding Young Person of the Year - Sponsored by Wirral Met College
Award for Outstanding Customer Care - Sponsored by The Pyramids Shopping Centre
Team of the Year - Sponsored by Grosvenor G Casino
Wirral Event of the Year - Sponsored by The Wedding Collection
Wirral Taste Award - Sponsored by Clearground Ltd
Tourism Volunteer Team of the Year - Sponsored by Ness Botanic Gardens
Most Supportive Supervisor or Manager - Sponsored by Wirral Chamber of Commerce
Family Friendly Business - Sponsored by Let’s Go Magazine
Attraction of the Year - Sponsored by Holiday Inn Express Hoylake
Accommodation of the Year - Sponsored by Contessa Hotels
Wirral Tourism Ambassador - Sponsored by Wirral Council
You can download nomination forms from www.visitwirral.com/whats-on/wirral-tourism-awards-2014
Remember these awards are about Tourism and Hospitality businesses in Wirral and are organised for your benefit. They celebrate success and excellence and are a showcase for Wirral’s fabulous tourism products. Above all they provide finalists with a moment of well deserved glory, which can be used to market, promote and improve their business further.
The climax of the Wirral Tourism Awards 2014 competition is the Wirral Tourism Awards Dinner, which takes place on Wednesday 2nd April at the Floral Pavilion Theatre, and is followed by a complimentary ‘After Show’ Party at the Grosvenor G Casino, Marine Point to complete the evening.
Nominations close on 7th February 2014.
On 11th February, a panel of judges will select three finalists for each award category, and each finalist will then be invited to meet with their category judge who will select the award winner.
All finalists will receive a free ticket to the awards; further tickets are available at £30.00 each. To purchase tickets you can download a booking form from www.visitwirral.com/whats-on/wirral-tourism-awards-2014
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For further information on the awards or further nomination forms please call Chris Higgins, at Wirral Council’s Destination Marketing Office, on 0151 691 8269.