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Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2022

The Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2022 celebrate the best of the region’s visitor economy sector.

With 18 categories, there are awards covering all areas of the sector, many of which give winners the opportunity to go forward to the national VisitEngland Awards for Excellence.

The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 2nd March 2023 at Liverpool Cathedral.

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B&B and Guest House of the Year

  • Hotel Anfield
  • Sunnyside Guest House
  • The Braemar Southport

Self-Catering Accommodation of the Year

  • Cumberland House
  • Mrs Blodget’s by EPIC
  • Staybridge Suites Liverpool
  • The Eden Warehouse

Hotel of the Year

  • Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa
  • Hope Street Hotel
  • INNSiDE by Melia Liverpool
  • Pullman Liverpool
  • Titanic Hotel Liverpool

Business Events Venue

  • Aintree Racecourse
  • INNSiDE by Melia Liverpool
  • Museum of Liverpool
  • PINS Social Club

Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award

  • Liverpool ONE
  • Sefton Park Palm House Preservation Trust
  • Sunnyside Guest House

New Tourism Business Award

  • Cains Brewery
  • Escape Live Liverpool
  • Lerpwl
  • Mamasan
  • Seven Bro7hers Beerhouse Liverpool

Resilience and Innovation Award

  • Quirky Quarter
  • Royal Liver Building 360 Tour
  • Sunnyside Guest House
  • St Luke’s Bombed Out Church C.I.C.

Independent Tourism Business of the Year

  • Duke Street Food and Drink Market
  • Fab 4 Taxi Tours
  • iStay Liverpool
  • Lock & Key Hotel, Bar & Kitchen
  • Sunnyside Guest House Southport
  • The Romans

Taste of Liverpool Award – Café/Bistro of the Year

  • Bold Street Coffee
  • Cafe Tabac
  • Caffe Cream of New Brighton
  • The Egg Vegetarian Café
  • The Watering Can

Taste of Liverpool Award – Restaurant of the Year

  • Antonio’s Bar & Grill
  • Fazenda
  • Lerpwl
  • Lu Ban Restaurant
  • The London Carriage Works

Pub of the Year

  • Liverpool Gin Distillery
  • The Bridewell
  • The Denbigh Castle
  • The Guelder Rose Southport
  • The Windmill Southport

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year

  • British Music Experience
  • Quirky Quarter
  • Royal Liver Building 360 Tour
  • Sefton Park Palm House Preservation Trust
  • Strawberry Field

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

  • Liverpool Cathedral
  • Mersey Ferries
  • National Trust, Speke Hall
  • Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
  • The Beatles Story

Experience of the Year

  • Bongo’s Bingo
  • Gin Lab Experience – Liverpool Gin Distillery
  • City and Beatles Tour – Liverpool City Sights
  • National Trust, Beatles’ Childhood Homes
  • Old Dock Tour – National Museums Liverpool
  • Shiverpool – The Famous Hope Street Shivers Tour
  • The Romans

Tourism Young Person of the Year

  • Elen McKewan, The Bridewell
  • Jess Taylor, Lu Ban Restaurant
  • Josh McCafferty, Pullman Liverpool
  • Nic Slessinger, Masons/Epic
  • Neve Sutton, Hosted by National Museums Liverpool
  • Simone Greyling, 2030 Hub

Unsung Hero Award

  • Jake Lovatt, Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa
  • Joe Lenden, Liverpool Gin Distillery
  • Kayleigh Cox, Lu Ban Restaurant
  • Tom Ford, Delifonseca Dockside
  • Veronica Matthews, Pullman Liverpool

 

We want to hear what people think is the best hidden gem in the Liverpool City Region, whether that be in Liverpool, Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens, or Wirral. Gems may be attractions, bars, restaurants, tours, or natural assets which are off the main tourism trail. What is the city region’s best kept secret?

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Nominations will stay open until mid December. A shortlist will be announced in the New Year when voting will re-open.

  • Monday 5 September Applications Open
  • Friday 14 October Applications Close
  • From 19 October First Round Judging
  • Monday 7 November Shortlist Announced and
    Hidden Gem category opens
  • From 7 November Second Round Judging
  • Thurs 2 March 2023 Awards Ceremony

Our judging is carried out by an independent panel of industry experts, selected for their impartiality, experience and suitability for each category. The first round of judging will be based on the information you provide on your online entry form along with website, social media and any third party sites.

In the second round judging, selected businesses will either receive an announced visit, be mystery shopped, or invited for a short interview conducted by independent judges. Please note that is a requirement of entry that entrants agree to waive or refund the direct costs of any mystery visit.

Eligible winners may be selected to represent Liverpool City Region at the VisitEngland Awards scheduled to take place in June 2023.

For all enquiries relating to applications, categories, judging and event details contact Katie Isaacson at tourismawards@coolbreezeagency.com

For sponsorship enquiries contact Carolyn Knott at carolyn.knott@growthplatform.org

  • Tourism Young Person of the Year – Carlotta Cervia, Hilton Hotel Liverpool
  • Unsung Hero – Gerard Madden, The Bridewell
  • New Tourism Business of the Year – Liverpool Food Tours
  • Independent Tourism Business of the Year -Shiverpool
  • Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award – Sefton Park Palm House Preservation Trust
  • Experience of the Year – British Music Experience
  • Small Visitor Attraction of the Year – Royal Liver Building 360
  • Large Visitor Attraction of the Year – Liverpool Cathedral
  • Resilience and Innovation Award – Lu Ban Restaurant
  • Hidden Gem – The Watering Can
  • Taste of Liverpool Award – Cafe/Bistro – Bold Street Coffee
  • Taste of Liverpool Award – Restaurant – Lu Ban Restaurant
  • Pub of the Year – The Denbigh Castle
  • B&B / Guest House of the Year – Sunnyside Guest House
  • Self-Catering Accommodation of the Year – Epic Apartments
  • Hotel of the Year – Titanic Hotel Liverpool
  • Outstanding Contribution to Tourism – Max Steinberg CBE

Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2021

Sponsors

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Associate Sponsors

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Category sponsors and Event partners

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Liverpool Cathedral Logo

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Our Charity Partners

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Visit England Awards for Excellence 22-23 Partner logo

Get in touch!

If you have any queries about the 2022 Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards, please do not hesitate to get in touch by using the following:

tourismawards@coolbreezeagency.com

07910 888217

@LCRTourism Award