The stars of the Mid Wales tourism and hospitality industry shone brightly as businesses, organisations and individuals were recognised at the inaugural Mid Wales Tourism Awards on 17 October.
Designed to celebrate and showcase the region’s exceptional tourism industry, the biennial awards brought together 42 finalists in 13 categories for a glittering ceremony at The Hafren, Newtown.
Corris Mine Explorers, Corris - Best Activity / Experience Award
Dan-Yr-Ogof National Showcaves Centre for Wales, Abercraf - Best Visitor Attraction Award
Wonderwool Wales, Builth Wells - Best Event Award
Ty Cwch, Cwmtydu, near Llandysul - Tourism Innovation Award
Trefeddian Hotel, Aberdyfi - The Best Hotel Award
Gwesty Cymru, Aberystwyth - Best Guest Accommodation Award
Mid Wales Holiday Lets, Rhayader - Best Self Catering/ Self Contained
The Nags Head, Garthmyl - Best Place to Eat or Drink
Fforest Fields, Hundred House, near Llandrindod Wells - Best Holiday / Camping / Touring Park Award
All these award winners will now represent Mid Wales at the Wales National Tourism Awards in March 2020.
Steve Hughson, Mid Wales Tourism Forum chair
I am delighted with the strength of entries across all categories in tonight’s Mid Wales Tourism Awards. The quality of what Mid Wales has to offer is clear and we must seize every opportunity to improve the region’s economy. Tourism will play a major part in that."