The esteemed Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards, now in their 16th year, identify, highlight and reward excellence throughout the hospitality industry within the Highlands and Islands.
The Awards cover the various facets of the customer / visitor experience of our tourism industry.
The Awards are supported by a Board of industry representatives and judged by independent category experts from across the region.
The Awards are a forerunner for the Scottish Thistle Awards and winners from certain categories will automatically be entered into the Thistle Awards.
No there are no costs attached to entering the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards. The entry process is quick, simple and we have a team of industry mentors who can provide guidance and answer any questions you may have.
Yes, you can! We welcome you to enter as many categories as are fitting to the business or individual services that you offer. You must submit unique entries for each category.
Each question has a character limit which is shown when you log-in to complete your entry. Entries over the maximum character limit will not be accepted.
Yes! Nominations can be made for Tourism and Hospitality Hero, Highland Rising Star, Highland Ambassador and Environmental Award
Nominating in 4 easy steps:
- Decide which category you would like to enter your nominee for.
- Ensure you have contact details ready for your nominee name, email and web site address.
- Complete the nomination form online here.
- Submit your nomination.
That’s it! You will receive an email from us confirming your nomination has been received.
Key dates for your diary:
Nominations / Entries Open: 6th March 2020
Nominations Close: 12th June 2020
Entries Close: 29th June 2020
Shortlist Announced: 14th September 2020
Awards Ceremony and Dinner: 6th November 2020