Visit Devon is the destination management organisation responsible for promoting Devon to the world. The organisation acts as a voice for tourism in Devon and its aim is simple - to increase the number of visitors to Devon by promoting the county as a year-round destination for business or leisure.
Press Releases for Visit Devon
VisitEngland announces winner of Tourism Superstar is from Devon!
Visit Devon is home to the county’s very own Tourism Superstar – and it’s official! Claire Preece, Hospitality Manager at Kents Cavern, the award-winning prehistoric cave attraction in Torquay, Devon, came top in a public vote run by the national tourist board in partnership with the Daily Mirror. The vote was designed to recognise those unsung heroes who go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure visitors to England have an unforgettable experience.
Release Date: 18th March 2013
CAST YOUR VOTES FOR DEVON’S ONLY FINALIST IN ENGLAND’S TOURISM SUPERSTAR 2013
Calling all lovers of Devon! Devon businesses, visitors to Devon and all Devon residents have the chance to show their support for the county and in particular for the county’s very own Tourism Superstar. Voting has now opened to decide the winner of Tourism Superstar 2013, run by national tourist board VisitEngland.
Release Date: 13th February 2013
Devon Tourism businesses have 15 Silver reasons to celebrate at SW Tourism Awards (and two Gold!)
8 February 2013 was a night to remember for Devon tourism businesses celebrating at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2012-2013 as the occasion saw Devon pick up two Gold Awards and no less than 15 Silver Awards. This year the Awards took place at Cornwall’s Eden Project and Devon Gold winners were Gidleigh Park carrying off Gold in the Small Hotel of the Year category and Exmoor Zoo scooping Gold in the Small Visitor Attraction of the Year.
Release Date: 11th February 2013
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