Annual Awards 2019

Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards - Thursday 3rd October 2019

This year marks the fifteenth anniversary of our annual awards which celebrate excellence and outstanding achievement by local businesses and individuals working in Cheshire’s visitor economy which is worth over £3.5 billion. 

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Best Tourism Marketing Project of the Year
Blakemere Village
Dunham Massey, National Trust

Business Events Venue of the Year
Carden Park Hotel
Cottons Hotel & Spa
Crewe Hall
The Mere Golf Resort & Spa

Camping, Glamping, Holiday Park of the Year
Blakemere Touring Park
Bradley Hall Rural Escapes
Fir Trees Caravan & Lodge Park

Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award
Chester Zoo
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Experience of the Year
Canal & River Trust, Anderton Boat Lift
Cheshire Outdoors
Tours Around Chester

Large Hotel of the Year
ABode Chester
Carden Park Hotel
Crewe Hall
Manor House Hotel
The Chester Grosvenor
The Mere Golf Resort & Spa

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year
Blakemere Village
Chester Racecourse
McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Cheshire Oaks
Quarry Bank, National Trust
The Ice Cream Farm

New Tourism Business Award
Cheshire Woodland Weddings
Tours Around Chester

Pub of the Year
The Fishpool Inn
The Pheasant Inn
The White Horse

Rising Star in the Tourism Industry Award
Tom Lawton, Interim Head of Golf, The Mere Golf Resort & Spa
Laura Callaghan, Wedding & Special Events Coordinator, The Park Royal Hotel

Self- Catering Accommodation of the Year
Chapel Chester
Chester Townhouse
The Hollies Forest Lodges

Small Serviced Accommodation of the Year
32 by The Hollies

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year
The Ice Cream Farm
Cholmondeley Castle Gardens
Escapism Chester
Little Moreton Hall, National Trust
Reclaimed World
The Forest Distillery
Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse

Taste of Cheshire Award
Chefs Table
Davenports Tea Room
Hickory's Smokehouse
Picanha by Fazenda
Upstairs At The Grill

Team of the Year
Tatton Park's Business Support Team
ChesterBoat Crew
Wild Rumpus Team
Dunham Massey Staff & Volunteers, Christmas at Dunham Massey
The Park Royal Hotel - Hotels Sales Team
Cottons Hotel & Spa Team
The Mere Golf Resort and Spa - The Greens Team
Abode – Housekeeping Team
The Chester Grosvenor Kitchen Team
The Hollies Farm Shop Team

Wedding Venue of the Year
Cheshire Woodland Weddings
Chester Racecourse
Crewe Hall
DoubleTree by Hilton Chester
Larkspur Lodge
Tatton Park
The Mere Golf Resort & Spa

Key Dates

Applications open            Friday 31st May 2019

Application deadline       Friday 12th July 2019 5pm

Finalists announced         Wednesday 31st July 2019

Tickets on sale                 1st August 2019

Judging period                 12 July – 12 August 2019

Awards Night                   Thursday 3 October 2019

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Sponsoring the awards

The success of the Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards is due to the support of our sponsors who have worked with us over years to celebrate the success of Cheshire’s visitor economy.

This year is no different and there are a number of sponsorship opportunities available. Sponsorship of the awards is a great way to promote your business to over 300 key decision makers from the tourism industry, raise your brand profile and showcase your product, service or business to businesses across Cheshire.

To find out more about sponsoring our awards please contact Tel: 01244 405600.

Thanks to our sponsors: