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Attention Tourism and Hospitality Stars: Deadline Extended for Aberdeen City and Shire Thistle Awards 2024 Entries!

The Aberdeen City and Shire Thistle Awards are extending the deadline for 2024 award entries to 6 May at 6pm! We understand how busy you all are and this extension is aimed at accommodating the bustling schedules of our vibrant community of tourism and hospitality businesses and individuals.

The awards celebrate the brightest stars in the tourism and hospitality industry, showcasing excellence, innovation, and dedication. Whether you're a cozy B&B in rural Aberdeenshire, a gourmet restaurant in Aberdeen, an event or festival organiser or an adventure tour operator along the rugged coastline, these awards are your chance to shine.


How to Enter?

Entering is easier than ever! Simply visit where you will find all 15 categories for 2024. Click on the category you are interested in (you can enter as many as you like!) and you will be taken to our submission platform which is called Zealous. Register for your category and begin drafting. You can save it as you go along and return to it. Remember to submit your entry before the extended deadline on 6 May at 6pm. Whether you're showcasing your exceptional customer service, innovative marketing strategies, sustainable practices, or outstanding visitor experiences, there's a category for you.

Make Your Entry Shine!

Want to ensure your entry stands out from the crowd? We recenly ran a webinar led by our committee experts who have extensive experience in judging. Learn insider tips, best practices, and strategies to make your entry the best it can be. You can access it here. 

Join Us in Celebrating Excellence!

The Aberdeen City and Shire Thistle Awards celebrate the heart and soul of our vibrant tourism and hospitality industry. By participating, you're not only showcasing your own achievements but also contributing to the collective success and growth of our region.

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to showcase your passion, dedication, and innovation. 

Get your entry in no later than 6pm on 6 May!