Bath Christmas Market wins regional tourism award
27th October 2010
The Bath Christmas Market has been recognised as one of the best events in the South West. The popular event has reached the finals of the South West Tourism Excellence Awards and has been shortlisted for the ‘Tourism Event’ category. The Awards are known as the ‘Oscars’ of the tourism world and celebrate the very best in the industry.
South West Tourism received over 300 entries for the Excellence Awards. The Bath Christmas Market was selected from a range of festivals and events held in the South West region following an exhaustive selection and judging process. Bath Tourism Plus, who the organise the event, will attend the Award’s Ceremony on 15 November in Torquay, Devon, and will also find out whether the Bath Christmas Market will be entered into the national tourism awards - Enjoy England Awards for Excellence.
Robin Bischert, chief executive of Bath Tourism Plus, said: “We are delighted that the Bath Christmas Market will receive such a prestigious award. The Market attracts thousands of people from the local area as well as across the entire country. We’re extremely proud to have received recognition for all our hard work, especially this year when we will be celebrating our tenth anniversary by extending the dates of the Bath Christmas Market”.
The Bath Christmas Market has been extended to run from 25 November to 12 December. For more information visit the official website: www.bathchristmasmarket.co.uk.
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Bath Christmas Market
Bath Tourism Plus is the company responsible for the marketing and operation of Bath Christmas Market, which attracts approximately 225,000 visitors per year to Bath. For more information about Bath Christmas Market, visit: www.bathchristmasmarket.co.uk.
Bath Tourism Plus
Working with the public and private sectors, Bath’s destination marketing organisation, Bath Tourism Plus, takes full responsibility for co-ordinating the work of a busy tourist information centre, the marketing of Bath and the surrounding area to leisure and business travellers, PR activity to attract the nation’s top travel writers, a conference office, and development of Bath’s official destination website www.visitbath.co.uk. For more information about the services that Bath Tourism Plus offers to meetings, conference and incentive travel businesses, see www.bathconference.co.uk.