Why Apply?

The VisitEngland Awards for Excellence are a great opportunity for you and your business to be recognised at a national level for providing excellence. By taking part you could improve your business performance in terms of turnover, profitability, quality, sustainability, staff morale and customer satisfaction.

Develop your existing business practices
  • Simply entering is a win-win situation. Completing an application is an excellent management tool and helps you to focus on key aspects of managing your business and how you can develop and improve in the future.
  • In addition, all shortlisted applicants and finalists will receive a valuable feedback report from the assessor.
Reward and motivate your team
  • Entering the Awards is a positive and motivating way to recognise and reward your staff and their contribution to the business.
  • Award winning businesses can attract high quality staff and help increase staff motivation, loyalty and commitment.
Exploit the promotional opportunities
  • Significant press and PR coverage can be gained at local and national level. For those making the shortlist and those successful in becoming winners, special media packs are provided. 
  • Winners receive the official VisitEngland Awards for Excellence logos to use in their marketing.
  • All finalists will receive either a Gold, Silver or Bronze Award at the discretion of the judges.
  • All finalists will receive either a trophy and certificate or a certificate.
  • All finalists will have the right to purchase and display a plaque denoting their Award.
Gain a competitive edge
  • Get ahead of your competitors through recognition of your commitment to excellence and quality.
  • Being an award winner gives you a distinct unique selling point.

By entering a tourism Awards competition you are helping to raise the profile of England as a world-class destination and have the opportunity to be recognised as a leading business.