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The North East England Tourism Awards play a major role in showcasing the fantastic range of high quality experiences we offer for visitors here in the North East, no matter what their budget. The Awards have had a hugely positive impact on tourism in the North East providing a benchmark for all businesses to aspire to and delivering significant benefit to shortlisted and winning businesses alike. By simply taking part you could improve your business performance in terms of turnover, profitability, quality, sustainability, staff morale and customer satisfaction.

Winners at the North East England Tourism Awards have the chance to compete on a national stage against those winners from England’s other regions at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence in 2017. North East hotel, Rockliffe Hall, went on to scoop Gold at the 2016 national awards, while other successful North East businesses that went forward to be placed included Martineau Guest House, St Cuthbert's House, Durham University - Magna Carta Exhibition, Seaham Hall and Beamish, The Living Museum of the North.

The 2016 North East England Tourism Awards will take place at Newcastle Civic Centre on Tuesday 22nd November 2016.

North East England Tourism Awards 2015

Check out some of the images from last year's awards evening below - view the full sized images on Flickr.

North East Tourism Awards 2015

Review: SIX at BALTIC

It's a Wednesday night and I couldn't think of a greater way to celebrate making it over the hump then some top-quality fine dining.

And there are not many better places to do that in the North East than SIX, a restaurant with a definite wow factor.

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