Last year it was the bronze award, this year the Porthleven Food Festival took home the Silver Award for Best Event/ Festival of the year at the Cornwall Tourism Awards.
Tourism Businesses from across Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly were celebrating on 1stNovember at the largest ever celebration of Tourism Excellence, midst a stunning light show in Truro Cathedral.
After 7 months of assessing evidence and a rigorous 3-phase judging process, the winners of this year’s Cornwall Tourism Awards have been announced. Now in their 17th year, the awards saw 80 awards presented across 26 different categories.
Awards organizer Robin Barker welcomed all winners: “I’d like to congratulate you for having the courage to have a go, and put yourself through what is recognised as the country’s most rigorous tourism awards judging process.”
Head of Visit Cornwall, Malcolm Bell, commented: “The awards shine the spotlight of excellence on some of our best and leading tourism operators in Cornwall. It is this excellence that makes Cornwall one of, if not the leading, UK holiday regions. It celebrates not only the businesses but also the team work from staff, Managers and owners as only team work can deliver excellence.”
You can watch the video of the evening here and see the full list of winners at: http://www.cornwalltourismawards.org.uk/page/42/201819-winners–hcs.htm