Win a trip to Dubai at the North East England Tourism Awards

21st November 2016

Categories: NETA - blog

Every year we hold a raffle on the awards night giving attendees the opportunity to win fantastic prizes donated from businesses around the North East of England. This year is no different and we wanted to give you a sneak peak of what’s on offer.

A trip to Dubai for two

You heard right! Hays Corporate Travel, in conjunction with British Airways, are giving away a five night trip to Dubai. Enjoy the warm hospitality of the Dubai locals and the rich cultural heritage of the destination. Their year-round sunshine means you can enjoy some winter warmth whilst exploring their captivating deserts and beautiful beaches.

The prize includes flights from Newcastle to Dubai (via London), two night’s bed and breakfast at the 5 star Steigenberger Hotel in the city, three nights at the Habtoor Grand Hotel on Jumeirah Beach and private transfer to and from the airport and between hotels.

*The winner must be present on the night to receive the prize.

Stay in a Luxury Lodge at Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder

Leaplish Waterside Park
One of our sponsors, Northumbrian Water, is offering a 3 or 4 night stay (depending on dates) in one of their brand new luxury lodges.

Nestled into the heart of Kielder Forest, Kielder Lodges bring a touch of luxury to the great outdoors. With a breath-taking waterside location Kielder also boasts some of the darkest skies in England, the largest working forest in England and the biggest man-made lake in northern Europe - there is truly nowhere else like it.

Annual family pass for the Centre for Life

Centre for Life
Enjoy the award-winning Centre for Life in the heart of Newcastle with the whole family – for a whole year! They have tones of attractions for the kids to get stuck into including a 4D Motion Ride, the North’s biggest planetarium and the Curiosity Zone.

Not to forget the Animal Inside Out exhibition which is on display until 3 January 2017.  Get under nature’s skin with the unforgettable exhibition featuring real animals preserved through plastination.

Two night bed and breakfast break in a luxury lodge at Battlesteads Hotel

Battlesteads Hotel
Nestled in the picturesque village of Wark in Northumberland you can take some time away from hectic daily life and relax. The break includes an 8 course taster menu on the first night and tickets to the onsite dark sky observatory on the second.

Spa day for two at Seaham Hall

Seaham Hall
Unwind at Seaham Hall’s award winning Serenity Spa which includes a swimming pool, outdoor hot tubs, a fitness suite and an aerobics studio. The prize includes a 60 minute treatment each and lunch in the Ozone Restaurant.

The full list of prizes available to win on the night are:

  • Trip for two to Dubai – Hays Corporate Travel in conjunction with British Airways
  • Stay in a Luxury Lodge at Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder – Northumbrian Water
  • Annual Family Pass – Centre for Life
  • Overnight stay for two people – St Cuthbert’s House
  • Four, £35 gift vouchers – Colman’s of South Shields
  • 2 night bed and breakfast break in a luxury lodge. Break includes an 8 course taster menu on the first night and tickets to the onsite dark sky observatory on the second night – Battlesteads Hotel
  • 2 night stay in Benthall House. A seafront house that sleeps up to 8 people – Mains Cottages
  • Spa day for two with a 60 minute treatment each and lunch in the Ozone Restaurant – Seaham Hall
  • One night bed and breakfast stay at Durham Castle in the Bishop’s Suite – Event Durham, Durham University
  • 3 night off-peak weekend break in a 2 bedroom cottage at Ellingham Hall – Ellingham Hall
  • Annual Bus Pass – Go North East
  • Unlimited 12 month Family Pass – Beamish Museum
  • Family ticket for The Snowman – Sage Gateshead
  • £30 voucher for Café on the Green – Durham University Café on the Green
  • Family pass (2 adults & 3 children) to Belsay Hall Christmas Choirs on 3rd or 4th December – English Heritage
  • Overnight stay for two with Dinner, B&B at a venue from The Inn Collection Group - The Inn Collection Group
  • Overnight stay for two people – Matfen Hall
  • Family Pass – Whitehouse Farm
  • Roam with the Romans tour for 2 people – Wild Dog Outdoors
  • Sunday lunch for two with a bottle of wine - The Holly Bush, Greenhaugh
  • 50 bird clay shoot - Kielder Sports
  • Overnight stay for two with Dinner, Bed & Breakfast - Macdonald Linden Hall
  • Guide around the dark skies evening for up to 4 people by Blacksmith’s Cottage - Blacksmith’s Cottage
  • Overnight stay for two with dinner & full Northumbrian breakfast - Langley Castle
  • Afternoon tea for four people in the Gallery Restaurant - Northumberland College
  • Family Pass for Kirkley Hall Zoo – Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens
  • Mini facial or back massage at the Graduate Salon – Northumberland College
  • Cut and blow dry at the Graduate Salon – Northumberland College
  • Family pass for full tour of Victoria Tunnel – Victoria Tunnel

Raffle tickets are just £10 and will be available to purchase on the night. Happy raffling and good luck!


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