Ceredigion business scoops top prize at "Green Oscars"
Ceredigion based Banceithin Farm and Holiday Cottages has been honoured as one of Britain’s most environmentally friendly businesses at a prestigious national awards ceremony to mark the culmination of Green Tourism Week.
As one of just five Welsh businesses to be shortlisted and the only one in their category, the Ceredigion holiday lets were proud to receive the Goldstar Award for Best Self-Catering Accommodation. Banceithin Farm and Holiday Cottages welcomed its first guests in May, 2010 after extensive renovation of the existing farm outbuildings and grounds.
The 2013 Green Tourism Goldstar Awards saw more than 2,400 contenders whittled down to a shortlist of 61 businesses nominated for 15 awards.
Green Tourism was launched 16 years ago and is now is the biggest of its kind in the world having helped nearly 10,000 businesses improve their commitment to sustainability. All of the finalists were chosen from over 2,400 green tourism companies assessed for their innovation, cost savings and green ambassadorship during 2012-‘13.