Tenby in Pembrokeshire, South West Wales has scooped a Bronze Award against strong national competition at the British Travel Awards in the Best UK Coastal Resort category.
The 2013 results were announced on 31st October at the British Travel Awards Dinner, acknowledging the most definitive and largest monitor of public opinion on the performance of travel and tourism providers.
Delighted with their accolade, Alan Turner, Tourism Marketing & Development Manager, Pembrokeshire County Council said, “We’re honoured to have won this prestigious award for Tenby and are hugely grateful to all those who took the trouble to vote for us. This is well deserved recognition for all the hard work our tourism businesses have put in over the last few years to develop first class accommodation, attractions and visitor services in Tenby”.
The British Travel Awards are widely considered to be the ‘Oscars’ of the travel industry. BTA’s Chief Executive, Lorraine Barnes Burton, said, “This year more than one million votes were cast by consumers to determine the winners of the coveted British Travel Awards – making it the largest awards programme in the UK; to win is truly an accolade.
The travelling public regards the British Travel Awards winners’ logo as the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out which really are the best travel destinations and Tenby is to be congratulated on its achievement in an awards programme which garners the opinions of the nation – these finalists and winners really are the best in travel.”
To discover more about what there is to see and do in Pembrokeshire and where to stay see www.visitpembrokeshire.com. More details about the British Travel Awards can be found at www.britishtravelawards.com.