Celebrating Leaders in English Tourism

Canterbury Historic River Tours is a finalist in VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence!


VisitEngland, the national tourist board has announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2016 with Canterbury Historic River Tours named as a finalist. 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.

Working collaboratively with industry, VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence inspire and motivate businesses to become outstanding leaders in the industry. Canterbury Historic River Tours, announced as a finalist today, represents one of the top five in ‘Tourism Experience of the Year’ in England. All finalists will receive either a Gold, Silver, Bronze or Highly Commended Award and Canterbury Historic River Tours must wait until the Awards ceremony to discover which award they will receive.

“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.”

Speaking on behalf of Canterbury Historic River Tours, Managing Director Carey Miles said “We are delighted & humbled to announce to all our friends, that following on from our 2015 success of being Finalists of “The Beautiful South Tourism Awards, and and also Finalists of the Group Travel Awards, we have now been placed by the pinnacle of English Tourism, Visit England, as Finalist in the 2016 National awards! We are among 4 other worthy finalists and will find out our position on the 8th March at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens!

This is the proudest moment in the Company’s 84 year History and I thank all my staff both past and present for their passion in the company throughout this time!”

To find out more and book tickets visit www.visitenglandwards.org



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One Response to Celebrating Leaders in English Tourism

  1. Site Info says:

    Thanks once again for everything.

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