12 November 2015

Greater Manchester Tourism Awards 2015

Manchester's tourism businesses compete for industry awards

The Greater Manchester Tourism Awards recognise and reward the high levels of investment in quality and outstanding contributions to tourism made by the city region’s businesses each year. The awards are an excellent incentive to tourism businesses in Greater Manchester, to continue to raise the industry standard and to ensure that the city region continues to be a competitive and appealing destination.

The 2015 awards took place on the 12th November 2015 at Hotel Football.

The winners for each category were as follows:

SMALL TOURISM EVENT OF THE YEAR - sponsored by Verdure Floral Design
Gallipoli 100, the Fusilier Museum - WINNER

TOURISM STAR/S OF THE YEAR
Adam Woof, the University of Manchester Hospitality and Events - WINNER

BUSINESS TOURISM AWARD - sponsored by Fisher Audio Visual
IWM North - WINNER
Museum of Science and Industry - HIGHLY COMMENDED

SERVICED APARTMENTS OF THE YEAR - sponsored by Quality in Tourism
The Place Aparthotel - WINNER

TOURISM RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR - sponsored by Aspire Recruitment
Fazenda - WINNER

TOURISM EXPERIENCE OF THE YEAR - sponsored by MediaCo
Wandering Duck - WINNER
Craig Gill - HIGHLY COMMENDED

BEST ENTERTAINMENT VENUE OF THE YEAR - sponsored by YPlan
The Lowry - WINNER

SMALL VISITOR ATTRACTION OF THE YEAR
The Fusilier Museum - WINNER

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AWARD - sponsored by NOMA
MMU Conference and Events - WINNER
Manchester United Museum and Stadium Tour - HIGHLY COMMENDED

LARGE TOURISM EVENT OF THE YEAR- sponsored by Play Factore
From Street to Trench: A War that Shaped a Region, IWM North - WINNER

HOTEL OF THE YEAR - sponsored by Polkadot Design & Print
Great John Street Hotel - WINNER

LARGE VISITOR ATTRACTION OF THE YEAR - sponsored by Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2016
The Whitworth - WINNER

Two special awards were also given out on the night:

EXCEPTIONAL CONTRIBUTION TO TOURISM
Coronation Street The Tour

HONORARY AWARD FOR SERVICES TO TOURISM
Andrew Stokes