Time is running out - vote Northumberland at the British Travel Awards

TIME IS RUNNING OUT - VOTE NORTHUMBERLAND 

AND TURN NORTHUMBERLAND RED AND GOLD

There are just days left to vote for Northumberland in the 2018 British Travel Awards

Nominated for Best UK Holiday County/Destination against Cornwall, Peak District, Scottish Highlands, Devon and others, recent feedback from the official Awards team at the end of August told us that Northumberland is running a close second to current leaders Cornwall. For the last four years Northumberland has been pipped to the winners post by Cornwall but this year, with your support, we could change that.

The winners will be determined by the public, who have until 30th September to cast their vote.  Once again, Northumberland is the only county in the North East to be nominated, so it is hoped the whole North East region will get behind Northumberland to bring the Gold ‘up north’!  

The British Travel Awards are considered the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who really is the best in the travel industry.  

Jude Leitch, director of Northumberland Tourism, said: “Tourism is an important asset to Northumberland, both in terms of employment and economic growth.  To win Gold would be great recognition of the hard work and dedication of everyone involved in the industry across the county”.

Cath Homer, cabinet member for culture arts and leisure at Northumberland County Council said: "Northumberland is already a destination of choice for millions of visitors every year and this award would show the nation the reasons why.

"We're asking everyone to get behind the county, cast your vote and join the social media campaign and bring home the Gold this year."

Put your vote where your heart is. Simply go to www.visitnorthumberland.com/sharenland/vote

Once you’ve voted we’re asking you to further show how proud you are of where we live by turning your Facebook profile Red and GOLD for Northumberland. It’s easy to do just search for “Voted4Northumberland” in the Add Frame section of Facebook and add the specially designed i-frame to your profile picture. Don’t forget to share it with your friends and family and together we can help Northumberland go one step better this year and pick up the Gold award.

 

ENDS

For further media information contact:

Northumberland Tourism – Cris Brown

T: 01670 794522 E: cris.brown@northumberlandtourism.co.uk

British Travel Awards - Jane Richards

T: 07711 101493 E: Jane@britishtravelawards.com