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Peak District and Derbyshire nominated in British Travel Awards

Supporters of the Peak District and Derbyshire can now back its quest to be recognised as the best UK holiday destination in the prestigious annual British Travel Awards.

Voting is now open in all categories of the 2018 competition – billed as the largest and most influential poll of consumer opinion on the performance of leisure, travel and tourism providers.

The Peak District and Derbyshire has been nominated in the Best Holiday Region or County category, facing competition from other key destinations such as Cornwall, Cumbria & The Lake District, North Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Dales.

Jo Dilley, Managing Director of Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire, the area’s official tourist board, said:-

“Being part of the British Travel Awards is very exciting for us as a further step in our mission to make the area’s mark as a world-class destination.

“We have so much to offer, from stunning, specially-protected landscapes, exhilarating outdoor activities and brilliant attractions to rich history and heritage, quality accommodation and fine, locally-produced food and drink.

“I hope as many people as possible will support our efforts to see it recognised as the best place to take a holiday in the UK by taking a few moments to cast their vote online.”

Lorraine Barnes Burton, CHeif Executive of the BTA, said:-

“The British Travel Awards give consumers the opportunity to reward travel and tourism enterprises for outstanding performance in service delivery and product offering.

“Voting is now open and nominated companies have until the end of September to lobby their happy customers for votes – good luck to Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire.”

Voting in the competition is quick and easy at

Launched in 2008, the British Travel Awards are considered the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who is the best in the travel industry. The British Travel Awards is an independent organisation, verified by leading global business practitioners Deloitte.

Businesses and organisations under the spotlight include holiday companies; travel agencies and holiday planning; cruise lines, airlines and transport; accommodation and hotel brands; holiday add-ons and UK domestic holidays and attractions.

Votes will be accepted until midnight on Sunday September 30. Results will be announced at a special Gala Awards Night at Battersea Evolution, London on Wednesday November 28.

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