Colton House strikes Gold and a Highly Commended at the 2015 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence
The Gold Award is the highest Award for Excellence in Tourism in England which VisitEngland can bestow. Colton House was presented with their Gold and Highly Commended Awards at a glittering Awards Ceremony which was held on 11th May 2015 at The Sage, Gateshead.
Commenting on the Award James Berresford, VisitEngland?s Chief Executive said ?We received hundreds of applications of an exceptionally high quality making the competition for a Gold Award extremely tough. It is therefore a tremendous achievement for Colton House to win a Gold Award, the highest accolade for Excellence in Tourism which VisitEngland can bestow. They have raised the bar for excellence for others to aspire to and I warmly congratulate them on their exemplary contribution to tourism in this country."
Commenting on the Sustainability Award James Berresford, VisitEngland?s Chief Executive said ?It is a great achievement to win a Highly Commended Award in a field of very high quality applications. The Award places Colton House in the top five businesses for excellence in their category in England. I warmly congratulate them on this achievement.?
In addition VE state that to find Colton House on the shortlist in two categories is a major achievement.
Speaking on behalf of Colton House, Ron Lawrence said I?m delighted that VisitEngland has recognised the way we live our lives, run our business, work with the community, use local business and push the boundaries of sustainability has been recognised.?