London Tourism Awards 2020

Be part of the London Tourism Awards and get the chance to reach the national VisitEngland Awards
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London & Partners is running the London Tourism Awards in association with the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence.

The awards recognise, congratulate and celebrate businesses that deliver amazing experiences for visitors in London and champion innovation. There are 12 categories across the tourism, hospitality and events industry.

How to enter

The London Tourism Awards are open to all businesses that are directly involved in tourism. It is possible to apply for more than just one category, but a separate application must be made for each. Entries close 6 January 2020.

Apply now

Enter now to be part of the London Tourism Awards 2020!

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How to reach the national VisitEngland Awards

All London applicants need to progress through the London Tourism Awards for a chance to reach the National VisitEngland Awards. 
 
Eligible winners across the 12 categories will be automatically put forward to the national VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2020. 
 
Find out more on the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence and familiarise yourself with the London Tourism Awards 2020 Terms & Conditions.

The London Tourism Award categories

  1. Accessible & Inclusive Tourism Award
    Recognises tourism businesses providing truly memorable visitor experiences for everyone, particularly those with accessibility requirements, and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business. 
     
  2. Small Serviced Accommodation of the Year 
    Recognises small hotels as well as Bed & Breakfast and guest house businesses providing truly memorable guest experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business. 
     
  3. Large Hotel of the Year
    Recognises full-service hotels providing truly memorable guest experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business. 
     
  4. Self-Catering Accommodation of the Year
    Recognises self-catering accommodation businesses providing truly memorable guest experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business. 
     
  5. Visitor Attraction of the Year
    Recognises large visitor attraction businesses providing truly memorable visitor experiences and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business. 
     
  6. Pub of the Year
    Recognises pubs that make a significant contribution to tourism in their area, with a food and drink offering that includes locally sourced produce.  
     
  7. Experience of the Year
    Recognises providers of truly memorable and immersive activities for visitors to participate in. 
     
  8. New Tourism Business Awards
    Recognises high performing new tourism businesses, demonstrating excellent understanding of their market, exceeding the expectations of their customers with clear plans for future development.  
     
  9. Taste of London Award
    Recognises businesses within the tourism industry that offer food, beverage and service innovation and excellence. 
     
  10. Business Events Venue of the Year
    Recognises business events venues that demonstrate an excellent understanding of the market, exceeding the expectations of their clients and have a strategic plan for future development within this area, with clear goals. 
     
  11. Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award
    Recognises tourism businesses committed to being sustainable, responsible and ethical in how they operate and interact with customers, the wider community and the environment. 
     
  12. International Tourism Award
    Recognises tourism businesses providing truly memorable visitor experiences, particularly for international visitors, and demonstrating excellence across every aspect of the business. 

Pricing 

Prices per entry/category 

Each award entry costs £150. Members of our Tourism Membership Programme benefit from free entry for Partners and Premium Members, and a discounted entry of £50 for other Members.  

Find out more about the London & Partners’ Tourism Membership Programme

Apply now

Enter now to be part of the London Tourism Awards 2020!

Enter here

Contact

If you have any questions, please email us.