Destination Harrogate

Destination Harrogate

Hospitality and Tourism Awards 2016

View the 2015 winners here.

Vote online using the form below

Harrogate Hospitality and Tourism Awards 2016

Destination Harrogate is proud to announce Harrogate's Hospitality & Tourism awards for 2016; now in its eighth year we aim to celebrate the best of the best amongst the people and businesses who represent our town's leading industry in the form of Business and Leisure Tourism.

We want to celebrate and reward those individuals who t uly represent Harrogate as one of the country's best destinations for both business and leisure tourism. Harrogate is a successful, vibrant, and desirable location in which to both live and work. and much of it's success is due to the millions of pounds generated annually into the town's economy through tourism. To do this however, we have to have the very best people providing their very best day in day out and we have therefore decided to reward and congratulate these people through these awards.

The nine categories for this year are:


Waiter / Waitress of the year - sponsored by Harrogate Spring Water
Bar person of the year - sponsored by Matthew Clark
Chef of the year - sponsored by Sykes House Farm
Team of the year - sponsored by Platinum Print
Harrogate Ambassador - sponsored by Harrogate Chamber of Trade and Commerce
Newcomer of the year - sponsored by Harrogate College
Unsung hero - sponsored by Bidvest Foodservice
Best achievement of the year - sponsored by Blue Line Taxis
Outstanding Customer Service - Sponsored by Leeds Bradford International Airport

If you know someone who deserves that special recognition within any of the listed categories please vote for them by the 31st March 2016. Vote on line or post your entry direct at the Tourist Information Centre. You'll find the voting criteria on the website and the voting forms. After this date, a panel of judges will create a shortlist of four from each category who will be invited to attend a prestigious Gala Dinner at the Royal Hall on the 20th June 2016 where the winners will be announced on the night. 

The star you'd like to nominate:

You can also download a form by clicking here.

View the 2015 winners here.