reaches final of National Coach Tourism Awards
has been shortlisted for a fourth consecutive year for the award
of 'Coach Friendly Destination of the Year' in this year's National
Coach Tourism Awards.
town will be up against Ashton-under-Lyne, Beverley, Bournemouth,
Derry, Devizes, Liverpool and Perth City for the top title.
winner will be announced on Wednesday 16th March at an awards
ceremony at the NEC in Birmingham.
to some of the big budgets and much bigger towns, this recognition
is fantastic for the work we carry out in encouraging more coaches
into Burnham-on-Sea," said Ian Jefferies from Burnham's Project
the fear of the impact that B&M will have on High Street shops,
it is our intention to work to encourage the masses that come
to Burnham on a coach to use our wonderful independent shops."
recognition will once again help in our aim of gaining more coaches
into our town and shows the good work carried out by the team,
councils and businesses."
Coach team members Ian Jefferies and Les Barber have also been
shortlisted in the final seven for the category of 'Coach Tourism
Professional of the Year', not just for their work within Burnham-On-Sea,
but also the wider area with their new venture 'Visit by Coach'.
Render, Editor of Coach Monthly, says: "There are many tourism
awards, but only the National Coach Tourism Awards specifically
focuses on coach tourism. Thats the key reason why this
awards scheme continues to attract high levels of support from
across the industry." For a full list of finalists, click