Jodrell Bank was awarded the Special Contribution to Tourism Prize at last night’s Marketing Cheshire Awards, in recognition of its achievement in receiving UNESCO World Heritage Site status.
Mark Livesy, Chief Executive, Marketing Cheshire said of the award “A highlight for everyone in Cheshire this year is Jodrell Bank being a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For this astounding achievement, Jodrell Bank also wins this year’s Special Contribution to Tourism.”
The Annual Awards ceremony celebrates quality and excellence in the Tourism and Hospitality sectors across Cheshire and Warrington.
The Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre team were also Highly Commended for their commitment to Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism and you can find out more here…
The Special Contribution Award was announced as follows:
“After many years of hard work by the individuals who work here, the winner of this award was recognised this summer for their unique and valuable contribution as a tourism attraction and centre of innovation in our region.
“Their passion for the work they do and the place they do it is something to be admired and for which we should be extremely proud. Gaining UNESCO World Heritage Site status will help to put Cheshire & Warrington on the map and the investment they are making will further solidify the importance of this Iconic attraction.
“We wanted to acknowledge this hard work, commitment and inspirational thinking by awarding this year’s Special Contribution to Tourism award to our first UNESCO World Heritage Site – Jodrell Bank”