Published: February 22, 2016
Poston Mill Park are delighted to once again be announced as a finalist in the Visit England Awards for Excellence!
Poston Mill will be flying the flag for Herefordshire as the only business in the county to be shortlisted as a finalist in the “Tourism Oscars”. This year they are guaranteed an award in not just one category, but two.
Working collaboratively with the industry, VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence inspire and motivate businesses to become outstanding leaders in Tourism .Poston Mill announced as a finalist today, represents one of the top five parks in England. All finalists will receive either a Gold, Silver, Bronze or Highly Commended Award.
“Awards for Excellence finalists exemplify outstanding tourism talent and distinguished businesses throughout England,” said Sally Balcombe, CEO of VisitBritain and VisitEngland. “We received over 400 truly impressive applications this year and there’s absolutely no doubt those shortlisted are a representatives of the best in the industry who place delivering an unforgettable experience to visitors in England at the heart of their business operations. I’d like to congratulate all finalists and wish them the very best of luck on Awards night at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool.”
The winners of this prestigious accolade will be announced at the Award ceremony on Tuesday 8 March at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool, during English Tourism Week.
Poston Mill Park are in the finals for Holiday Park/Holiday Village of the Year, and the new Dog Friendly Business of the Year awards.
Sarah Jones, who owns Poston Mill with her husband Wayne commented “We are thrilled to be in the finals for the Excellence awards, but doubly thrilled to be in two categories. There is stiff competition out there and having won the Park of the Year award last year we have proved that we are still on top and our investment and customer service are still at the top of the game . We had a mystery shopper stay with his two Chocolate Labradors Daisy and Murphy, in one of our hire holiday homes assessing us for the Dog Friendly business of the year, and would you believe on the same day the mystery shopper for the Park of the Year award also turned up! “
Sarah continued “dog owners are a major part of our business, and we try to offer them everything they need to make their holiday enjoyable from a dog wash with fur dryer, to 10 acres of fields that the dogs can run freely in and a doggy welcome pack”