Gold winners at the 2023 Peak District and Derbyshire Tourism Awards 2

02 Feb 2024

Tickets on sale for Peak District, Derbyshire & Derby Tourism Awards

Post Date: 02 Feb 2024

Tickets are now on sale for the Peak District, Derbyshire & Derby Tourism Awards which will take place at the Museum of Making in Derby on the evening of Thursday 7th March 2024.

Shining stars of the local tourism industry will be celebrated at the prestigious awards ceremony which will include a drinks reception sponsored by White Peak Distillery and three-course formal dinner in the historic surroundings of what is widely regarded as the site of the world’s first modern factory, at the heart of the UNESCO Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.

Organised by Visit Peak District & Derbyshire in collaboration with Visit Derby as the region’s official Local Visitor Economy Partnership (LVEP), the 2024 awards will celebrate the success and resilience of tourism businesses whilst highlighting the sector’s vital contribution to the local economy.

Finalists have been announced in 14 awards categories celebrating the best of tourism in the area, ranging from hotels, B&Bs and campsites to pubs, visitor attractions and unique experiences.

A new category sponsor – specialist property advisor Christie & Co – has also been announced for the 2024 awards. Christie & Co provides agency, valuation and consultancy services across a range of sectors including hotels, pubs and restaurants. They will be sponsoring the hotly-contest Hotel of the Year category and join existing awards sponsors, digital solutions company Destination Core.

At the awards evening, Gold winners will be presented with a luxury award, designed, made and sponsored by Derbyshire-based C W Sellors Fine Jewellery & Luxury Watches, whilst Silver and Bronze winners will each receive a certificate identifying them as one of the best tourism businesses in the area.

In a further boost, Gold winners in each of the 12 core categories will automatically progress onto the national VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2024, which represent the highest accolades in English tourism.

Tickets are priced at £75 plus VAT and include a drinks reception sponsored by White Peak Distillery and a formal three-course dinner. Tickets can be purchased at:

Jo Dilley, Managing Director of Visit Peak District & Derbyshire, says: “The Peak District, Derbyshire & Derby Tourism Awards are a celebration of the passionate, hardworking and innovative businesses who continually raise the bar of our world-class tourism offer.

“Not only do the awards showcase the sheer quality of our tourism experiences to visitors from across the country, but they also serve as a timely reminder of the value of our visitor economy and the important role the industry plays in making the destination such a great place to live, work and visit.

“The awards ceremony at the Museum of Making on 7th March promises to be a fantastic event. We’d like to thank our sponsors for their support and we encourage people to get their tickets as soon as possible to join us for an evening to remember!”

Peak District, Derbyshire & Derby Tourism Awards: The 2024 Shortlist

Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award

B&B and Guest House of the Year

Camping, Glamping and Holiday Park of the Year

Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award

Experience of the Year

Hotel of the Year – sponsored by Christie & Co

New Tourism Business of the Year

Pub of the Year

Self Catering Accommodation of the Year

Taste of the Peak District, Derbyshire & Derby Award

Team of the Year

Tourism Young Achiever

Unsung Hero

Visitor Attraction of the Year

For more details on the Peak District, Derbyshire & Derby Tourism Awards please visit:

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Notes to editors

About Visit Peak District & Derbyshire
Visit Peak District & Derbyshire’s mission is to develop and grow a successful and sustainable tourism economy, working closely with a wide range of partners to make the Peak District and Derbyshire the destination of choice – regionally, nationally and globally.
Visit Peak District & Derbyshire is the lead partner of the Visit Peak District, Derbyshire and Derby Local Visitor Economy Partnership (LVEP), in collaboration with Visit Derby. The LVEP is the strategic lead for the local visitor economy, working closely with national tourist body VisitEngland on a set of shared priorities to deliver sustainable and inclusive visitor economy growth.
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