Carmarthenshire Tourism Award Winners Announced

Two hundred and thirty three of the county’s tourism and hospitality businesses entered this year’s Carmarthenshire Tourism Awards – a record number for these awards, now in their fourth year.

And we’re pleased to announce that several Brecon Beacons Businesses scooped awards!  The Awards ceremony took place at Stradey Park Hotel on the evening of 25th November.The quality of entries this year was exceptionally high – and so a big congratulations goes out to all of those who entered.

LARGE SERVICED ACCOMMODATION OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by : University of Wales, Trinity Saint David

This award was open to serviced accommodation providers located in Carmarthenshire – with 6 or more letting rooms. The winners are:

Gold – The Plough Rhosmaen

SELF CATERING ACCOMMODATION OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by: Carmarthenshire Cleaning and Maintenance Services   

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This award was open to individual self-
catering properties in Carmarthenshire – whether cottages, houses,
mills or
apartments. The winners are: Silver – Basel Cottage Holidays

BEST DAY OUT AWARD – ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES       

Sponsored by Pear Communications
This award was open to any facility offering a visitor experience in Carmarthenshire – for example, visitor attractions, activities, arts & crafts centres and events. The winners are:

Gold – Dinefwr – National Trust

BEST DAY OUT AWARD – EVENTS & FESTIVALS     

Sponsored by Pear Communications                                           

This award was open to events and festivals held in Carmarthenshire. The winners are:

 masthead1.pngGold – The Big Cwtch Summer Party

Silver- Llandeilo Edwardian Christmas Fair – Dinefwr

Silver – Llandeilo Festival of Senses

                                                Silver – Llandeilo Jazz Festival

A TASTE OF CARMARTHENSHIRE AWARD – DINING OUT

Sponsored by Evan Evans                                                              rhosmaen.jpeg

This was open to any business
serving food in Carmarthenshire – including pubs, restaurants and cafes. The winners are:

Gold – The Plough Rhosmaen

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by National Trust

This award was open to any tourism business which, as well as offering a quality visitor experience, also maximises its positive impact on the environment and local area. The winners are:

Bronze – The Myddfai Scheme (Myddfai Ty Talcen / Myddfai Trading Company)

MOST EFFECTIVE MARKETING AWARD   

Sponsored by Perspectif

This award was open to any tourism or hospitality business in the county who can demonstrate clear marketing objectives to attract customers. The winners are:

Gold – The Plough Rhosmaen

TOURISM BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Llanelli Star and Carmarthen journal  

This title is awarded to the judges’ favourite – chosen from the Gold Award Winners from each tourism business category.

The winner is:

The Plough Rhosmaen

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