Harrogate’s Hospitality and Tourism Awards 2015

Nominate now at www.destinationharrogate.co.uk
Nominate now at www.destinationharrogate.co.uk

Do you know someone who went the extra mile during Harrogate’s spectacular 2014?

The district’s tourism industry enjoyed a bumper year, as thousands of people arrived from across the globe to enjoy the Tour de France.

Hotels and businesses enjoyed a record-breaking year, and now you have the chance to nominate those on the front line for an exclusive


Now in its seventh year, Harrogate’s Hospitality and Tourism Awards aim to celebrate and reward outstanding individuals and teams who truly represent Harrogate as one of the country’s leading destinations for both business and tourism.

The awards are organised by David Ritson and Simon Cotton of Destination Harrogate.

Mr Cotton said: “2014 has to be one of the most successful years Harrogate has ever had in the tourism sector off the back of the Tour de


“In the hotel sector I know my business had a record year and I know that was celebrated by many other people in the tourism sector.

“We only did that with having fantastic people on the front line giving exceptional customer service to all these visitors day in, day out and we want to say thank you to them.

“Make sure you put them forward for a Harrogate Hospitality and Tourism Award.”

The categories

Waiter/Waitress of the year, sponsored by Harrogate Spring Water.

Bar Person of the Year, sponsored by Matthew Clark.

Chef of the Year, sponsored by Sykes House Farm.

Team of the year, sponsored by Platinum Print.

Harrogate Ambassador, sponsored by Harrogate Chamber of Trade and Commerce.

Newcomer of the Year, sponsored by Harrogate College.

Unsung Hero, sponsored by Destination Harrogate.

Best Achievement of the Year, sponsored by Blue Line Taxis.

Outstanding Customer Service, sponsored by Leeds/Bradford International Airport.

How to enter

Nominate online at www.destinationharrogate.co.uk or post an entry form at the Tourist Information Centre.

You will also find voting forms in hotels, bars, restaurants and the library.

Closing date for entries is March 31, 2015. After this date a panel of judges will create a shortlist from each category who will be invited to attend a prestigious gala dinner at the Royal Hall on June 1, where winners will be announced.

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