Returning for its 9th year The Leicestershire Tourism Awards are aimed at finding the very best tourism businesses in Leicestershire. Local businesses came together on Thursday 28th November for a night of entertainment and celebrations, hosted by Leicestershire Promotions.
College Court, owned by the University of Leicester were delighted to have been shortlisted in three categories and on the night were delighted to have been awarded highly commended in the category of ‘Best Team’. A category which consisted of 15 other worthy businesses. However the excitement didn’t stop there as College Court were up against commendable competition within the category of ‘Business Events Venue of the Year’. The judges explained “Within this category we were looking for organisations who demonstrate innovation in product, marketing, sales and service and the winner shows this at all levels’. The team erupted with joy as College Court were announced winners in this prestigious category.
Last year’s Tourism Awards saw College Court walk away as winners in the category of ‘Best Hotel’ for the second time, an award they are truly honoured to uphold. Celebrating the very finest that hospitality has to offer within Leicestershire, these awards honour those venues and attractions who really make a difference within the industry.
As a finalist College Court also go forward to the Visit England national awards, which champion the very best of the country’s tourism industry; celebrating quality, innovation and best practice.
Steve Crawford, Centre Director at College Court said ‘To win Business Events Venue of the Year is a further endorsement of the attention to detail and customer service that our customers enjoy on a daily basis. With our dedicated conference centre and award winning hotel I am delighted that the College Court team have been recognised as regional leaders in our field and look forward to representing Leicestershire in the national finals’.