Scottish Thistle Awards: Call for entries

4th May 2015 from Caithness Business index

For over 20 years the Scottish Thistle Awards have been recognised as Scotland’s tourism industry Oscars.

These prestigious awards are without doubt the ones our industry leaders want to have in their trophy cabinet and there are five weeks left to get your application in.

The annual competition celebrates success, excellence and quality within the Scottish tourism industry across 13 categories within four regional programmes:

Central and the South East,
Central and the South West,
Highlands and Islands and North East,
Fife & Tayside.

The four regional finals will be held in November 2015. The winners of each will progress on to the tourism awards flagship event of the year at the National Final in March 2016, a fitting end to Scottish Tourism Week.

Make sure your businesses is recognised for its achievements.

Get your application in now - deadline 6 June 2015.

Organised by VisitScotland in association with the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards, HIT Scotland, Scotland Food and Drink, Scottish Licenced Trade Association and the Scottish Tourism Alliance, The Scottish Thistle Awards are a celebration of the best of the best in the Scottish tourism industry.

Find out more about the awards at

Nominate a deserving business

Members of the public can also get involved with the Thistles Awards as any individual can nominate a business, event or individual they feel deserves recognition for their achievements

Nominate now by completing a simple online form. The deadline for nominations is 18 May 2015.

The nominees will then be contacted with a quick online application form to complete.

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