Large Visitor Attraction of the Year
With our Printworks in Penrith and Creative Hub in Carlisle, our expert team can cover all aspects of your print and design project. We can provide graphic design services, litho and digital printing, bespoke display and signage as well as vehicle wraps. All of which is combined with a friendly, local service, and maintain high levels of quality to ensure we meet all of our clients standards.
Printworks Southend Road, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 8KH
Creative Hub 190 Warwick Road, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 1LH
The Cumberland for Business
Taste of Cumbria Award
The Cumberland for Business is the commercial banking arm of Cumberland Building Society. We provide commercial mortgages, current accounts and banking services to businesses of all sizes throughout Cumbria. Our specialism is lending to the Leisure, Hospitality and Tourism sector and our experienced team of managers has unrivalled experience in this field. If you are looking for financial support to buy or to start a business in this sector, or to refinance one, then we are keen to hear from you. We provide a friendly, professional service delivered locally and with enthusiasm.
B&B and Guest House of the Year
At Lamont Pridmore, adding value to both you and your business is integral to everything we do. Our warm, friendly and approachable service is provided by specialist staff with strong tourism and hospitality experience who operate in the world of business first and foremost. Our business expertise and pro-active, innovative approach has created a comprehensive range of valuable services to meet your financial needs. At the heart of these services is the desire to help you keep your tax liabilities to a minimum, improve your profits, increase the value of your business and invest your wealth wisely. We start where many firms finish.
Out of Eden
Self-Catering Accommodation of the Year
Intrinsically tied to the heartstrings of Cumbria, Out of Eden is the hospitality supplies company that do things differently. A local, family owned business with vast experience in the hospitality industry, we supply a range of quality products designed to meet the needs of everyone from self-catering cottages and B&B’s, to hotels, bars, restaurants, cafes and cruise-liners.
Renowned for championing our customers, by offering small pack size options, no minimum order amounts and free delivery on all orders over £49, we stock an extensive range of bed linen, bedding, toiletries and bathroom accessories, in addition to bedroom consumables, cleaning equipment, stationary and lots more.
With a huge range of eco-friendly and economical products, including exclusive luxury brands such as Cole & Lewis and our new kitchenware range, cleaning & refreshment packs Out of Eden is certainly not to be missed.
Camping, Glamping and Holiday Park of the Year
Supporting your business is our pleasure.
The leisure industry is forever changing. So, whether our customers run hotels, holiday parks or any leisure business our team of experienced relationship managers are on hand to help them stay ahead of the latest trends. Because the faster they can move with the times, the better they’ll be able to serve their customers.
For more information, visit natwest.com/business or email Jason Bain at Jason.firstname.lastname@example.org
Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award
Expedia are the world’s travel platform. Our purpose is to bring the world within reach.
With a focus on being locally relevant, we aim to be a valued partner for the businesses who work with us.
We aim to help travelers reach their destinations and help accommodation providers reach the right customers for their property.
Drinks Reception Sponsor
Our founder Edwin Henry Booth had one simple aim, to sell the best food and drink available, in attractive stores, staffed with first class assistants. Since 1847, we have worked closely with local suppliers from the Northern counties we call home: Lancashire, Cheshire, Cumbria and Yorkshire – affectionately known to us as Booths Country. Everything you’ll find in a Booths store is hand-chosen and tasted by our team of dedicated buyers to ensure the finest quality and we are committed to sourcing the very best food and drink available.
Through creative thinking, expert knowledge and more than a little tenacity, we help organisations to start, to develop and to grow.
From tree harnesses to tray bakes our experience in design, web and marketing is second to none.
Christie & Co
Large Hotel of the Year
Christie & Co have been providing market-leading, innovative advice to clients for over 80 years, particularly to hospitality operators in the Lake District and wider Cumbria area. We employ an experienced team of sector specialists, chartered surveyors, brokers and consultants in the UK to support owners, operators, investors and backers to make informed decisions with confidence. We work closely with our clients to accurately value, guide and conclude transactions of any size, covering the entire hospitality sector.
Small Hotel of the Year
By combining specialist local knowledge with national and international coverage, Colliers International are leading specialists in the sale and valuation of hotels, guest houses, self-catering and licenced property. Colliers International are proud to once again sponsor Small Hotel of the Year 2019.
Small Visitor Attraction of the Year
Northern provides 2,800 local and regional train services every day across the north of England, serving a population of nearly 15 million. There are now 100 million passenger journeys made on our network each year taking people to work, for days out and trips across our network to see friends and family.
Carlisle Lake District Airport
Experience of the Year
Carlisle Lake District Airport plans to launch commercial and business passenger flights in 2019 for the first time since 1993, connecting Cumbria and the Lake District, with major tourism and business hubs.
The airport already caters for all kinds of private aircraft – from gyroplanes and micro-lights through to helicopters and larger business jets – as well as many military aircraft movements.
Thomson Hayton Winkley
New Tourism Business
Thomson Hayton Winkley have been looking after families and businesses in the South Lakes for over 150 years. With an ever-expanding team of lawyers and offices Kendal, Windermere, Grange & Kirkby Lonsdale, we are well placed to provide expertise and advice for whole range of legal issues and problems. Acting for tourism, leisure and rural clients has always been a strong part of what we do, and as a Cumbria Tourism Strategic Partner, we are delighted to support these awards and everyone involved. From buying and selling properties and businesses, to employment and other disputes (and everything in between) we are happy to help.
Drinks Reception Sponsor
HEINEKEN is the UK’s leading pub, cider and beer Company and the name behind iconic drinks brands such as Birra Moretti, Strongbow, Bulmers, Heineken, Foster’s, Kronenbourg 1664 and Desperados, together with a full range of speciality brands We employ around 2,000 people across our 7 sites in the UK. We have breweries, cider plants and offices in Edinburgh, Tadcaster, Manchester, London, Hereford and Ledbury.
EWGA Wines was established in 1972 by Gerald and Pamela Moeckell and taken over by their son Adrian in the early 1990’s. Starting as a garage operation servicing hotels and restaurants across Cumbria and Lancashire, the company has grown into an importer with a national reach that now includes the South West of England, Wales, London and the Channel Islands. EWGA has gone from being a small regional wine company to a national wine wholesaler and importer with a team of 40 employees. The company supplies a range of exclusive wines that are unique to themselves within the UK market and have relationships with suppliers that stretch back 30 years or more. The business model is unique, the supply chain efficient, the portfolio excellent and the team are dedicated to providing an exceptional level of service. The company’s mission is to be the supplier that their customers are proud to buy from and others aspire to trade with.