The Cornwall Awards programme offers sponsors and partners a range of year-round benefits, including web links, media coverage, industry profile, communications with business, networking and business development opportunities with Services for Tourism Ltd. Benefits start when we launch each spring, continuing for 12 months until the following spring.
There are a range of options ranging from £500 to £5000. Information on opportunities is available HERE, for more information please contact Robin Barker, Services for Tourism Ltd, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 07870 397438.
Sponsors & Partners to date are:
NFU Mutual Central Cornwallwww.nfumutual.co.uk/agent-offices/truro
It’s our mutuality which sets NFU Mutual apart. We’re owned by and run for you, over 900,000 members, and we work hard to protect your interests. From our 295 local agent offices offering personal service to our tailored quotes you can’t get on price comparison sites, your needs are at the heart of everything we do.
Gaining accolades is one way of being recognised for the high standards of customer service and cover which we provide. We take pride in the fact that many of our general insurance products have received recognition from third parties, demonstrating our commitment to providing a comprehensive level of cover.
But we’re not standing still. Supporting our communities is very important to us. We’re committed to helping protect the environment, championing rural communities through events and initiatives, and continuing to offer the best care possible.
All Sponsors & Partners
Isles of Scilly Steamship Companywww.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk
Fly with Isles of Scilly Travel from Exeter, Newquay and Land’s End Airports and enjoy breath-taking aerial views of this beautiful cluster of islands from the comfort of your Skybus plane.
Flights from Land’s End take just 15 minutes or half an hour from Newquay, and operate all year round from Monday to Saturday. There are scheduled flights from Exeter Airport between March and October six days a week which reach Scilly in under an hour.
Island Helicopters start from May with up to eight flights available from Land’s End Airport to St Mary’s, six days a week. From spring through to late autumn, the Scillonian lll passenger ferry sails up to seven days a week between Penzance and St. Mary’s. To book your journey, phone 01736 334220 or visit the website
pkf Francis Clarkwww.pkf-francisclark.co.uk
PKF Francis Clark is a firm of chartered accountants and business advisers based in the South West.
We are passionate about the client being central to everything that we do and are constantly trying to exceed their expectations. Our vision is shared ambition – we take time to understand a client’s business and will work with them to achieve their goals, making sure that we provide the right specialist advice for their individual needs.We are renowned for our range of expertise across multiple specialisms and sectors, including the Leisure and Tourism sector. Our clients have one point of contact but enjoy the peace of mind that should they need advice on a specific specialist area, we have the expertise in-house to be able to help quickly and efficiently.
Established in 1919, the firm has grown to 750 staff and 57 partners across eight offices (Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Poole, Salisbury, Taunton, Torquay and Truro).We are a member of PKF UKI which is ranked 10th in the Accountancy Age 2019 survey of top accountancy firms. This is an international network covering 150 countries and membership has allowed us to better support our clients both here in the UK and around the world, especially those with international and cross border interests.
Cornwall Association of Tourist Attractionswww.bestdaysoutcornwall.co.uk
Days of discovery, years of memories. As a collective of almost 40 top attractions, Cornwall Association of Tourist Attractions has been creating Cornwall’s best visitor experiences since 1974, working together to meet and raise industry standards. We’re passionate about Cornwall, and love inspiring visitors with ideas for new and varied experiences. Our aim is clear: to create quality days out visitors will remember for years to come.
With a membership base including tourism professionals, marketeers and visitor experience experts, CATA has a wealth of knowledge at its fingertips. We represent the best attractions in Cornwall. Through networking events and meetings, we’re able to connect colleagues within visitor attractions and encourage knowledge sharing and industry relationships.
Tevi (Cornish for ‘grow’) is a brand new ESIF-funded venture aiming to support economic and environmental growth in Cornwall. We’re the only project of our kind that brings together an economic growth agenda with an environmental one, hand in hand. The initiative, which runs over the next 3 years, provides small and medium-sized enterprises across the county with expert consultation, opportunities for recognition and certification, as well as access to grant funding, in order to help realise Cornwall’s unique strategic commitment to environmental growth. Tevi also supports enterprises to become more efficient with their natural resource use, to minimise their waste and increase recycling initiatives as part of the global transition towards a circular economy. The venture is led by the University of Exeter, and is delivered through a partnership with the Cornwall Wildlife Trust, Cornwall Council and the Cornwall Development Company. To hear more about what Tevi can do for your enterprise, please see www.tevi.co.uk or email email@example.com
Cornwall Wildlife Trustwww.cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk
Cornwall Wildlife Trust is the leading local charity working to protect and enhance Cornwall’s wildlife and wild places. We are passionate about all aspects of nature conservation and work only in Cornwall. We want to see Cornwall richer in wildlife, cared for and appreciated by one and all. The Trust is guided by our mission to rebuild biodiversity and engage everyone with the natural environment.
Cornwall has been consistently voted one of Britain’s top tourist destinations. As the official tourist board, it is Visit Cornwall’s mission to build on this success and seize every opportunity to continue to make Cornwall a quality destination of choice.
Cornwall Airport Newquaywww.cornwallairportnewquay.com
Cornwall Airport Newquay is a key part of the tourism infrastructure for Cornwall, allowing easy access to the County for thousands of tourists with 18 direct destinations during the summer months, with nine airline partners.
Multiple daily connections to London Gatwick and London Heathrow, daily to Manchester and Dublin, with frequent flights to London Stansted, Newcastle, Aberdeen, East Midlands, Glasgow and Humberside in peak times ensure the Airport plays a significant role in keeping Cornwall connected to the rest of the UK, allowing great access for British ‘staycations’.
The Airport now also serves several top European destinations including Dusseldorf and Zurich, routes that have been extremely popular with German visitors encouraging a huge increase in fly-drive holidays and a massive jump in visitor numbers in this market. Other popular European destinations are Alicante, Faro and Malaga.
Jo Downs Handmade Glasswww.jodowns.com
Jo Downs is one of the world’s most respected fused glass designers. Working from her Cornwall studio, Jo’s work draws inspiration from the beautiful coastal landscape while her advanced fusion techniques allow for the creation of abstract designs of great individuality and depth.
Along with her popular range of handmade giftware and statement interior pieces such as wall panels and art frames, Jo has developed her studio to undertake large architectural and interior projects. This unique facility and her innovative designs have earned her commissions for cruise liners, churches, hotels and corporate headquarters. She has also enjoyed hundreds of private commissions, producing windows, mirrors, wall panels and other artworks for a variety of homes.
Anytime is an innovative online booking and management software, powering the outdoor holiday market around the clock. We support hundreds of campsites, holiday parks, glamping sites, motorhome hire businesses and holiday let agencies all around the UK. Our multi-accommodation focus is one of our key differentiators in this market, along with our reputation for having the fastest and highest quality support.
Save precious time with automation, live availability and payments, intuitive dashboard and reporting, and integrated guest services. Drive up sales using our carefully selected partnerships with leading distributors like campsites.co.uk, Cool Camping, Pitch Up, TXGB and Rentals United. If you need a new website, create one with our new drag and drop website builder - beautiful results with no need to code! Fully supported from our HQ in Cornwall, our cloud-based platform is mobile-friendly and is racked, stacked and packed with all the tools a busy holiday business needs to stand out and thrive.
St Austell Printing Companywww.sapc.co.uk
St Austell Printing Company are specialists in producing exciting, inspiring, eco-friendly print for many of the UK’s most prestigious retail and hospitality brands.
We offer a full range of specialist finishing to upgrade your print with in-house foiling, spot UV, embossing or die-cutting. From beautiful, artfully crafted brochures, to quick turnaround menus or a direct mail leaflet campaign, our team can advise you on the most effective, viable and exciting ways to use to print to enhance your brand and stand out from the crowd.
Plus, you’ll be safe in the knowledge that your print is taking place in Cornwall, in our award winning Carbon Balanced print factory.
Touch Stay makes your guests happier!
Our digital guest books replace and revolutionise the printed guides and leaflets of the past. It’s time to put those wasted years managing Word docs, PDFs, binders, and clunky website templates behind you. Our digital guidebooks enable you to answer all your guests’ questions in a format that’s convenient and easy to use.
It works by storing your content in a single online location. Then we package the content into an easy-to-use format that guests love. It looks beautiful on any device or computer, works offline, and can even be saved to a PDF and printed.
If you’re wondering what the ROI is, it’s simple: better reviews lead to more bookings, and fewer questions mean more time to run your business. It’s a win-win.
Tregoad Holiday Parkwww.watersideholidaygroup.co.uk/our-holiday-parks/cornwall/tregoad
Tregoad Holiday Park, operated by the family-owned Waterside Holiday Group, provides 5* holidays & luxury holiday home ownership opportunities on the Cornish coast.
The Park’s picturesque location with sea views is just a short distance from Millendreath Beach, Looe Harbour and the enchanting fishing village of Polperro. With beautiful countryside and coastal walks on the doorstop, family friendly onsite facilities and first-class accommodation; Tregoad is the perfect location for a peaceful Cornish getaway.
Plymouth Business Schoolwww.plymouth.ac.uk
Plymouth Business School’s Department of Tourism and Hospitality delivers teaching across a number of programmes, including Tourism Management and Hospitality Management, as well as more specialist courses such as Events Management and Cruise Management.
Staff within the Department also undertake exciting and innovative research covering such subjects as: genocide heritage; tourism and crime prevention; tourism employability; and the development of tourism and heritage related narratives. Plymouth staff have also published articles in top-rated tourism journals such as the Annals of Tourism Research and Tourism Management.
The department has strong links with industry, reflected in part by the Plymouth University Hotel School, and boasts a number of opportunities for students to study a foreign language alongside their degree, thus equipping them for the exciting world of international tourism and hospitality.
A warm welcome from PayDough.me, proud to be sponsoring these outstanding awards this year.
Whatever you concept is around “Card Payments” think again. Think of me as your Outsourced Card Payment Specialist, someone who is on your side, together we do payments. I can help you navigate the payments industry, avoiding some of the pitfalls you may have experienced. I can help make sense of what’s possible, throw in a few new ideas and take the hassle out of securing a good deal.
I work collaboratively with you and an extensive range of payment providers and partners to ensure the package I mould is always the optimum fit. I have options for businesses small, large and everything in between.
Once you are up and running the service doesn’t stop there either, I will manage and monitor what was agreed.
Access Cornwall is an online guide with detailed accessibility information about venues and organisations around Cornwall which actively welcome those who have challenges such as vision, hearing or mobility impairment, learning issues or autism. This valuable resource is built with input from people who live with disabilities and long-term health conditions. Access Cornwall provides essential information to those planning enjoyable activities with friends and families, and the organisation also supports and promotes Cornish businesses who want to become more accessible.
For accessibility advice and promotion on the site, message firstname.lastname@example.org
Healeys Cornish Cyder Farmhealeyscyder.co.uk/
Uncover a world of apples, imagination, and adventure at Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm – home of Rattler Cornish Cloudy Cyder.
Nestled deep in the heart of the Cornish countryside, this family-run farm has been lovingly making award-winning cyders, wines, spirits, juices, preserves, and sauces for nearly 40 years. Healeys know what it takes to make apples special and delight in welcoming visitors to the farm to discover the Healeys charm for themselves.
Meet their friendly farm animals, venture above the production factory, learn about cyder-making through the ages in their museum, explore the cobbled cellars, peek at Cornwall’s oldest distillery, and brand new for 2022 – an interactive and fully-immersive Sensory Experience Room!
Tozers are the award-winning leading lawyers when it comes to park law. As legal advisers to the British Holiday and Home Parks Association for over 65 years, we are at the cutting edge of legal developments affecting the parks industry. Our dedicated and experienced team advise parks businesses small and large, throughout England and Wales, on a wide range of issues.
We offer a comprehensive legal service for both our commercial and private clients, always staying one step ahead and seeking new perspectives, which is why we are one of the top-rated law firms.
We put our clients first. We’re Tozers, thoughtful legal partners for a changing world.
Based in Exeter, DCW Polymers is the only specialist plastics recycling and reprocessing plant south of Bridgwater, and the first and only firm in the South West to process waste plastics into recycled furniture in-house.
Made from 100% recycled British plastics, the award-winning outdoor products range includes picnic benches, park benches, dining sets, fencing, decking, dog agility and children’s play equipment all handmade by DCW Polymers’ joiners.
The sustainable, long-lasting products are weatherproof and will not rot, splinter, or corrode. Completely maintenance free and with a 25-year guarantee, customers can purchase out right or enjoy long-term rental options.
The Eco Laundrywww.ecolaundry.co.uk
As the UK’s first eco-friendly laundry service, we have worked hard to develop a process that delivers affordable and sustainable results. We are committed to providing our clients with clean, fresh and professionally-finished laundry and exceptional customer service. We ensure that laundry is delivered on time, smells beautiful and is always immaculately presented in a way that doesn’t cost the earth, meaning plastic free, minimal packaging.
We are so confident in the exceptional service we provide that if you are not entirely satisfied, we are more than happy to provide you with a full refund. No questions asked.
At Booking.com, we combine 20+ years of industry experience with continuous data-backed insights to provide you with the services, products and support you need to grow your business. That’s why we offer the tools, visibility and round-the-clock support you might not get on your own.
We’re proud to be the world’s number one accommodation site for bookings. More than 1.5 million room nights are booked on Booking.com every single day. With such a large customer base, we can help you reach a vast audience of potential guests, from every corner of the globe – meaning you have access to entire new markets, all in one place
Saffron Academy Limited is an independent training company based in Cornwall that have been awarded thousands of pounds worth of European Social Funding (ESF) to utilise by the end of 2023 for the hospitality, leisure, travel, and tourism (HLTT) sectors of Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.
The Saffron Team is proud of what they do and enjoy helping individuals, teams and businesses and are passionate about the power of training and watching individuals enhance talent and creativity.
Should you be an individual wishing to develop yourself, or a business wanting to develop and invest in your team accessing the funding has never been easier. Through, internationally, nationally recognised, or bespoke courses and workshops on hot topics that are now and relevant to the sector.
Made for Life Organicswww.madeforlifeorganics.com/
Made for Life Organics celebrates its 20th Anniversary as an artisan, luxurious 100% Organic range of award-winning skincare, hand blended in Cornwall, supported by an exceptional training and education programme. Made for Life Organics has led the way and innovated from its inception, creating authentic organic skincare and educating spas and therapists to welcome all people, including those living with cancer.
Made for Life was the first skincare range to receive 100% organic accreditation and the first UK Spa brand to receive B Corp certification. All products are certified Beauty without Cruelty and are used in leading hotels and spas across the UK.
Wildanet is an independent Cornish-based internet service provider, bringing high-speed broadband to homes, businesses and communities throughout Cornwall.
Formed in 2017, Wildanet is investing £50 million to build a brand new network to connect many areas of the county that are still without access to fast, reliable internet and creating many new jobs in the process.
The solutions needed to connect rural communities are often not straightforward and require local knowledge, specialist technical skills supported by great customer service. Wildanet provides this unique service for Cornwall with the aim of helping those communities that have been digitally excluded, benefit from fast, reliable internet connectivity.
Guestline gives hoteliers the confidence to achieve their boldest ambitions. As market leaders in cloud-based technology, we believe all hoteliers deserve more - more revenue, more direct bookings, more guest time, more insight, more confidence and more satisfaction. The Guestline platform is designed with this in mind.
With over 30 years of experience designing and developing hospitality software, we understand the challenges and opportunities faced by the industry. That is why, whether you are an independent hotel or a group of hotels, our fully integrated, cloud-based solutions have the flexibility to meet your individual requirements, providing a cost-effective way to uncover your full potential and optimise revenues and bookings. Join over 3000 Guestline customers globally to streamline your operation, power your distribution and enhance your guest's experience. Unlock your full potential with Guestline- your key to more!
AGI specialise in the design and construction of bespoke adventure golf and mini golf courses, working with our clients to create individual courses that range from budget mini golf to top end adventure golf. We install synthetic par 3 golf courses, sports areas, pitches and re-surfacing of multi-use games areas, encompassing a customer focused approach throughout.
AGI also supply and install playground equipment and commercial synthetic grass for all areas. We can support the upgrading of existing play areas and construction of new ones.
Quality in Tourismwww.qualityintourism.com
Quality in Tourism has been relaunched as an independent accreditation service, offering grading, mystery shopping and specialist tourism and hospitality expertise.
Our experienced team have worked in various tourism and hospitality roles, giving them a true empathy and understanding of the issues within the industry. From mystery customer visits and website reviews to RevPAR and marketing analysis, we work with our members to offer practical help and assistance, with the aim of driving additional sales and increasing profit.
Our assessor team can star rate your property without the prescriptive standards of other schemes, recognising your quality and its appeal to customers, without insisting on outdated physical measures irrelevant to your customers. Our entry level scheme gives assurances to your customers, it is appropriately named Safe Clean & Legal TM. We offer special accolades to help you promote your properties to customers looking for your particular offerings.
Our experience, expertise and insight into the industry allows us to respond to current trends and assist members to deliver what the customer actually wants.