If you would like to be added to the waiting list for this prestigious event please email us, thank you.

The 2023 Tourism Awards Ceremony #BBSTA23 will take place in the ballroom at the Bristol Hotel on 30 November from 6pm. 

Our host is Ben McGrail an award-winning journalist and broadcaster. He currently works for ITV News West Country, where he is the programme's Somerset correspondent.  We will be welcomed by CEO of VisitWest Kathryn Davis and our guest speaker will be multi-award winner Larry Bush from Noah's Ark Zoo Farm. 

Reception drinks with sponsors and finalists will be followed by dinner, the awards presentation, DJ and dancing with last orders at 12.45am.  

The special ticket price exclusively for finalists and sponsor guests is £80 plus VAT. Your ticket includes a welcome drink and a locally sourced three-course dinner and coffee. 

Dress Code

Black tie, evening dress or your favourite celebratory outfit


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Find out about the hotel's commitment to sustainability here and read about the Doyle Collections Sustainable and Social Responsibility here

Transport and Parking

You can find out directions and public transport options here.  The Bristol Hotel is 0.8 mile from Temple Meads Station

Guests are invited to park in the onsite car park, immediately adjacent to the hotel, Prince Street, and then go to reception to register their car. Car parking spaces are available on a first come first service basis and the overnight rate is £11.  Note that Bristol's is a Clean Air Zone.  No vehicle is banned from driving in the zone, but the most polluting vehicles will have to pay a daily charge to travel within the area.  Please check your car at

T and Cs

Please make sure that you read our event terms and conditions here as they include important details about our cancellation and refund policies

What to know more?

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