Shortlist announced for Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards

Thu, February 15th, 2018

The Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards has announced its shortlist

The Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards has announced its shortlist to recognise excellence across the City Region’s tourism and hospitality industry.

Every year the judging panel sifts through hundreds of applications to narrow down the very best in the business.

These businesses will now go forward to the final judging panel ahead of the glittering awards ceremony on 24 May 2018. The panel have the difficult task of deciding who will be crowned winners in their respective categories at the black-tie event taking place at St George’s Hall.

In addition to the 14 categories shortlisted, the awards ceremony also includes The People’s Choice Award. This is the only category voted for by the public, recognising tourism businesses achieving excellence in customer service across the Liverpool City Region.

You can vote for your favourite business now by visiting www.lcrtourismawards.com and tell us why your chosen tourism business should be crowned winner on the 24 May.

The event helps celebrate the region’s £4.3bn visitor economy, with over 500 people set to attend the event this year.

Henry Brown, Head of Ticket Quarter our Associate Sponsor, said: “Ticket Quarter is honoured to be the Associate Sponsor of this prestigious awards ceremony as we celebrate the success of the visitor economy. Our region prides itself on the strength of our tourism and cultural offering and at Ticket Quarter our mission is to remove any barriers to discovering what’s on and to ensuring that our region’s offer is accessible to all.
The Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards gives us all the opportunity to reflect on how important it is that we all work together to continue to promote our dynamic destination.”

Sponsors this year already include Ticket Quarter, ACC Liverpool, Albert Dock, Expedia, Liverpool BID Company, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Marketing Liverpool, Merseyrail, NatWest, Wild Thang and Wirral Chamber of Commerce.

For more information about the awards, or to reserve your tickets, please visit www.lcrtourismawards.com or contact Eventful Events on tourismawards@eventfulonline.com or 0844 809 4399.

Shortlist in full
Hotel of the Year sponsored by Expedia
Aloft Liverpool
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel and Spa
Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa
Hilton Liverpool City Centre
Malmaison Liverpool
Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower Hotel
Pullman Liverpool
Ramada Plaza Southport
Titanic Hotel Liverpool

Serviced Apartment of the Year sponsored by Marketing Liverpool
Aparthotel Adagio Liverpool City Centre
Epic Liverpool
Richmond Apart - Hotel
Staybridge Suites Liverpool

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year
Darkstar Laser
Goodness Gracious
Mersey Tunnel Tours
Norton Priory Museum & Gardens
Port Sunlight Museum
Shore Cottage Studio

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year sponsored by Wirral Chamber of Commerce
Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Football Club Tours & Experiences
McArthur Glen Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet
Speke Hall

Taste Liverpool sponsored by NatWest
Benty Farm Tearooms
Caffe Cream
Fazenda
Izakaya
NYL Restaurant and Cocktail Bar
Silk Rd Heswall
The Lawns Restaurant - Thornton Hall Hotel

Tourism Event of the Year sponsored by Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Africa Oyé Festival
Cruise Liverpool – Magic on the Mersey
Speke Hall - Midsummer Night's Dream

Tourism Experience of the Year sponsored by Merseyrail
Liverpool City Sights
Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse Theatres
Liverpool Football Club - Match Day Hospitality
Mersey Ferries and Open Top Bus Tour
Shiverpool
Tate Liverpool – In Focus Series

Bar of the Year sponsored by Wild Thang
McCooley's Liverpool
NYL Restaurant and Cocktail Bar
Salt Dog Slims
The Alchemist
The Merchant
The Smugglers Cove

Excellence in Business Tourism sponsored by ACC Liverpool
Anfield Stadium, Liverpool Football Club
Benty Farm Tearooms
National Museums Liverpool
Titanic Hotel Liverpool, Stanley Dock

Entertainment Venue of the Year
Constellations
LEAF on Bold Street
Liverpool Empire Theatre
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
Liverpool's Royal Court
The Palm House
Unity Theatre

Independent Tourism Business of the Year
Benty Farm Tearooms
Darkstar Laser
Liverpool City Sights
Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse Theatres
Mere Brook House
Port Sunlight Village Trust
The Palm House

Best Newcomer to the Visitor Economy
British Music Experience
Daniel Adamson 1903 Steam Ship ‘The Danny’
One Fine Day
RIBA North – National Architecture Centre
Silk Rd Heswall

Tourism Star(s) of the Year sponsored by Liverpool BID Company
Dale Roberts - Liverpool City Sights
Leanne Bebbington - Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower Hotel
Liverpool Tourist Information Centre Information Advisers
Ramada Plaza Southport Team

Tourism Young Person of the Year sponsored by Albert Dock
Emily Chittenden - EPIC Liverpool
Jordan Stanley - Malmaison Liverpool
Lorna Butler - Liverpool Football Club
Lucy Gaskell - McCooley's Mathew Street
Millie Kehoe - Liverpool Tourist Information Centres
Sam Harrison - Darkstar Laser

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