Success for Harrogate district businesses at White Rose Awards
Tourism businesses across the Harrogate district enjoyed success at the White Rose Awards last night, Monday.
The winners in the district were:
B&B and Guest House of the Year
SILVER: Grassfield Hall, Pateley Bridge
Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award
SILVER: Fodder, Harrogate
Experience of the Year
SILVER: YORTOURS, Harrogate
Small Hotel of the Year
BRONZE: Goldsborough Hall, Knaresborough
Tourism Event Award
BRONZE: Springtime Live, Harrogate
Footballing legend Chris Kamara wowed the crowds as the very best in Yorkshire tourism were honoured.
The former Sheffield United, Leeds United and Bradford City player turned Sky Sports pundit performed two festive favourites from his debut album ‘Here’s to Christmas’.
The ceremony was hosted by former Emmerdale actor Natalie Anderson and broadcaster Rich Williams, performances from Leeds West Indian Carnival, high energy street dance crew Scandalous from Huddersfield, and upcoming South Yorkshire pop star Charlotte Hannah. There was a Great British Bake-Off reunion as Yorkshire stars Dan Chambers, Amelia Le Bruin and Helena Garcia came to celebrate with the winners.
This year’s event was the biggest and best yet with more awards up for grabs than ever before.
103 finalists battled it out to win in 19 categories with a number of brand-new awards including Accessible and Inclusive Tourism, Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism and an International Tourism Award added to the list, reflecting the way the industry is moving forward.