A number of tourism businesses in the popular stag party destination that is Bristol have been handed awards for their efforts.
A total of four gold and three silver prizes were given to Bristol-based businesses at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2009/10.
In the gold category, Bordeaux Quay received the sustainable tourism gong, while Brunel's SS Great Britain was handed the business tourism prize.
The historic ship attraction was also given silver in the access for all category, while Bristol Zoo Gardens and the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel were both recognised with silver awards.
The other victors from the city were Oakham Treasures and The Bristol Packet's Ben Wookey.
Gold award winners will go on to represent the south-west at the National Enjoy England Awards for Excellence in 2010.
"These awards are a wonderful recognition of the skill, energy and enthusiasm of Bristol’s tourism businesses and their commitment to providing outstanding experiences for visitors to the city," explained Destination Bristol commercial manager Kathryn Davis.
I K Brunel was the engineer who designed the SS Great Britain, as well as the Great Western Railway and numerous UK seaside resorts.
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