We're thrilled to share that The Apartment, Bath has received a special commendation this week in the Self Catering Accommodation of the Year category at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2020/21. Signalling the annual highlight of the regional tourism calendar, we're grateful to the all the sponsors, supporters and organisers, particularly overall Awards' sponsor South West Water and our category sponsor PKF Francis Clark,
As one of only three businesses from Bath to be recognised at the flagship event, this regional accolade tops off an extraordinary year which has seen us adopt, adapt & survive.
We were honoured to join the The Royal Crescent Hotel and Spa who received the Bronze award for Large Hotel of the Year (sponsored by Hotel Perfect) and Savouring Bath who collected two Bronze awards for Experience of the Year (sponsored by VisitBath) and Tourism Innovation Award category (sponsored by Quality in Tourism). Many congratulations to our neighbours in the city!
The regional commendation is a great reward coming hot on the heels of our Gold Award in the Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards 2020/21 in a year which has seen us support local families, provide an extended stay for an older guest and even host a short-notice honeymoon.
Jo Ecroyd, Customer Service Director of headline sponsors South West Water said: “We’re delighted to be headline sponsors of this year’s South West Tourism Awards. As a top FTSE business in the South West, we see it as our responsibility to promote and contribute to the regional economy, in which tourism plays such an important role. It has certainly been a challenging year for businesses, and we applaud all our winners for their perseverance in the face of the challenges from the pandemic over the past year.”
Co-organiser Nell Barrington added: “I have been really humbled to hear stories from these amazing tourism and hospitality businesses about how they have overcome adversity in these terrible times. It has been great to be able to celebrate their success today and I hope they have a fantastic season. Congratulations to them all.”