Tourism Awards

Destination Awards 2020

The Destination Awards were launched last year by the Destination Management Board – Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole (DMB) after a year’s absence. Re-branded the Destination Awards and being delivered on behalf of the board by DBox Events the awards reflect the wider cultural and creative sectors that make Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole a great place to visit, work and live. With applications now closed the finalists in all categories were announced at a Finalists Evening on Monday 3rd February at The Lost Paradise in Bournemouth. ​ The awards year will culminate in a fantastic awards ceremony and dinner at the BIC on 19th March 2020. The evening will kick off with a fabulous drinks reception followed by a delicious three course meal. The awards ceremony will be presented by comedian, Celia Delaney, who will finally reveal which businesses have won the coveted awards Bronze, Silver & Gold awards . The judges have been working tirelessly to ensure a meticulous and fair process and these truly will be the most prestigious awards you can win. We are also very lucky to have Kurt Janson, Head of the Tourism Alliance, on board to adjudicate the final scores. Book your places now for this fantastic event celebrating all the businesses that make Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole a great place to visit, live and work. David Bailey, DMB Chairman said; “This will be, once again, an opportunity to showcase the fantastic variety of talent and innovation within the industry. We want to use this as an opportunity to inspire and it will certainly be a celebration of excellence!” _______________________________ _______________________________ The Destination Awards are open to any business, group or individual based locally, regionally or nationally that can demonstrate how they support the local economy and contribute towards the development of the destination within the Tourism, Culture & Creative sector. The application process has been aligned to the Dorset Tourism Awards with winners of several categories automatically being put forward for consideration for the Dorset Tourism Awards without the need to submit a completely new application. For more information and to book your tickets for the Awards evening on 19th March visit the Destination Awards website: #DestinationAwards #LoveBournemouth #LoveXchurch #LovePoole