Friday, 28 October 2011

Karen Live on BBC Radio Tees

This morning we received a phone call from Radio Tees saying they had heard our great news about the National Awards, and asked if I would do a live interview later in the day. Below is the link, hopefully you can all hear the interview! (talk about nerve racking or what!)

You will need to copy and paste the link into a new browser, then Scroll on the time bar to 40:00 minutes, that's when the 5 minute interview begins.

Tuesday, 11 October 2011

White Rose Awards 2011

Last night we attended the White Rose Awards at Doncaster Racecourse. We had a fantastic night. There were stilt walkers and roller blades performing in and around all the guests. There was a rocking band till 1am, classical singers and an Abba tribute band too. The meal itself was cooked by a Michelin star chef for 1000 people!

We were put through for Sustainable Tourism and although we did not win the outright prize we were delighted to be the Runner Up. Because of this we have now been put through to the Visit England National Awards for Excellence next year.

With a 20 plus year history, the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence (formerly the EnjoyEngland Awards) are the highest accolade in English tourism.

The awards recognise businesses that incorporate best practice throughout their operation and also celebrate the very best quality and innovation, helping to raise standards across the industry and secure England’s place as a world-class holiday destination.

We are delighted and very proud of our achievements. Can we take this opportunity to thank all of our guests for choosing to stay at The Leeway and make all this possible.