News

News and updates about the latest Destination Harrogate activities, new marketing opportunities and developments across the Harrogate district

New Awards for Yorkshire Tourism

Destination Harrogate is encouraging partners to enter the newly-launched Yorkshire Post Tourism Awards 2022, nominations for which are now open. The awards will celebrate the cream of the crop of Yorkshire’s hoteliers; bed and breakfast accommodation providers; restaurants; theme parks; attractions and all businesses that attract visitors to the county. Highlighting the outstanding customer service, […]

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Project Yorkshire

Destination Harrogate is proud to support Project Yorkshire: A Playground Like No Other – a new film that highlights Yorkshire as a first choice destination to visit and in which to live, work and invest. Launched on 1st August – Yorkshire Day – 2022, the film, narrated by Sean Bean, spearheads a year-long campaign by […]

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Summer Networking Events

Destination Harrogate’s second networking event for Sales and Marketing Managers took place in July and was hosted by Simon Cotton of the HRH Group at the Pickled Sprout, overlooking the Stray in the heart of Harrogate. Topics of discussion ranged from ongoing issues with recruitment across the hospitality industry to reflections on the Great Yorkshire […]

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Destination Harrogate: An award-winning DMO

Destination Harrogate is officially an award-winning destination management organisation. And celebrating after winning the Tourism Award at the Harrogate Business Excellence Awards 2022. Now in their 17th year, the Harrogate Business Awards aim to recognise and celebrate the high level of business excellence in the Harrogate district. Award categories cover a broad base and include […]

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A welcome boost for tourism in the Harrogate district

A welcome boost for tourism in the Harrogate district Destination Harrogate is pleased to share newly released figures that show the visitor economy of the Harrogate district is on the right path to recovery, painting a sunny picture for the local tourism industry as the summer holiday and the staycation season gets underway. In 2019, […]

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Tourism Forums Meet Again

Since the launch of Destination Harrogate in March 2022, we have been meeting with partners and supporters to share news, and provide updates and plans for campaigns. One of the key elements of our communications strategy is the re-establishment of face-to-face networking groups and forums.  This provides our partners and stakeholders regular opportunities for in-person […]

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Thousands enjoy Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Harrogate

Destination Harrogate is celebrating after successfully hosting events in the heart of the Harrogate district that brought together businesses, residents and visitors for Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Leading celebrations on the Stray, which became ‘Jubilee Square’ for the four-day weekend to mark the Queen’s 70-year reign, Destination Harrogate provided large screens that broadcast […]

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Showcasing Harrogate as a place to feel good

This month we have launched a new campaign to position the Harrogate district as a first choice destination for Health and Wellbeing. Since 1571, people have flocked to Harrogate to feel the benefits of its spring waters and spa experiences believing them to have medicinal properties. In 2022, we are showcasing why the Harrogate district […]

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