and Brean businesses shortlisted for tourism awards
Burnham-On-Sea and Brean tourism businesses have reached the finals
of this year's sought-after Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards.
Resort Unity are finalists in two categories for 'Holiday Park of
the Year' and 'Dog Friendly Business of the Year'.
Warren Farm Holiday Centre is a finalist in the 'Tourism Innovation
Award' category, and Brean's Sandy Glade Holiday Park has also been
named a finalist for 'Holiday Park of the Year'.
Burnham, the organisers of Burnham's food festivals, has been named
a finalist in both the 'Tourism Event/Festival of the Year' and
the 'Responsible, Ethical and Sustainable Tourism Award' categories.
Resort Unity Director Alan House said: "It is a great achievement
to reach the final three in both categories that we entered, especially
after picking up awards in previous years."
shows that we are consistent in what we offer and are also continuing
to develop and improve across all areas of the business. We would,
of course, like to thank all of our staff for their commitment and
hard work throughout the year, we obviously could not run such an
operation without them."
food festivals have been named a finalist in the two categories
and Eat: Burnham's Bev Milner Simonds said: "We have worked
really hard this year on our sustainability goals and to be finalists
in the Responsible, Ethical and Sustainability Tourism category
is a wonderful endorsement of our producers' efforts and our stretching
targets. We have tough competition in the Best Event/Festival category
and hope to retain our Gold award."
Wall Eden Farm Holidays in East Huntspill has been named a finalist
in the 'Self Catering Accommodation of the Year' category and it
has been highly commended in the 'Access and Inclusivity' and 'Glamping
and Alternative Accommodation of the Year' categories. Its glamping
pods and yurts are pictured below.
years awards have seen a 30% increase in entries over the
previous year. There are 84 finalists with an additional 18 Highly
finalists will have to wait until the Tourism Awards ceremony at
the Apex Hotel in Bath on Thursday 15th November to find out whether
they will win Bronze, Silver or Gold. The awards will be hosted
by Laura Rawlings of BBC Radio Bristol, and Phil de Glanville, a
former Bath rugby captain, with guest speaker Giles Adams from Whats
Barrington, awards organiser, said: "I am thrilled that so
many businesses have taken the time to enter and look forward to
celebrating with them in November. The awards really showcase the
diversity of the tourism offering in this area and it is great to
give recognition to those businesses that truly go above and beyond
to ensure visitors have a great time." The full list of finalists