One of Cheshire's fastest
growing visitor attractions - the Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre,
near Tarporley has just won two prestigious awards in a competition
organized by Visit Chester & Cheshire Tourism Organisation.
During the awards ceremony which was held at the Grand Marquee,
Tatton Park and hosted by TV Chef Simon Rimmer, more than 450
guests looked on as the Center received the coveted Team of the
Year award, while Alistair and Janet King the Centre's owners
were recognized for their "Exceptional Individual Contribution
to the Visitor Economy" of the Chester area.
Alistair King said was delighted with the Individual Contribution
Award and paid tribute to the Centres staff saying, "Each
member of our team has a vital role to play in the success of
Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre. Not only do they give individual
commitment but have a positive approach in working together to
guarantee our visitors have an experience to remember for a long
Janet King added, "This award is for the individual, who
in the judge's opinion stands out from all nominations in all
categories. Alistair and I feel deeply honoured to win this coveted
award and are very proud to have our hard work recognized,"
Now in their eighth year, the
awards provide a unique opportunity for employers to acknowledge
the ongoing efforts of their teams, and nominate their top achievers.
They celebrate the hard work and commitment of all those involved
in the sector and address the skills shortage in the tourism
For more details of
the "Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre" visit www.cotebrookshirehorses.co.uk
Visit Chester & Cheshire's Head of Business Development,
Emma Clarke, said: "The Cheshire Awards for Tourism Skills
showcase some of the best talent in the tourism industry. The
standard of entries has been higher than ever this year and I
congratulate the entrants of their achievements.
For more details of "Visit
Chester & Cheshire Tourism Organisation" visit www.visitchesterandcheshire.co.uk