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Dorchester Tourism Award

Thursday, October 14th, 2010
Winners rosette
Winners rosette

Not all Tourist Information Centre are created equally.  In fact in a recent mystery shopping exercise by VisitEngland our very own Dorchester Tourist Information Centres (TICs) was recognised as one of the best  in the UK.

Out of 300 Information Centre around Great Britain, Dorchester and Lyme Regis both received 95% in in overall score.

Following this success the W. Dorset Council -run centre will be put forward for the prestigious South West Tourism Excellence Award for Tourist Information Service of the Year.

Each centre is a asessed in terms of  service received, staff knowledge and promotion of the area and the range of services on offer. Staff are also judged on their response to telephone and email enquiries.

The winner of the South West Tourism Excellence Award will be announced on 15 November and will go through to compete against other regional champions in the national Enjoy England Excellence Awards.

West Dorset District Council runs tourist information centres in Dorchester, Sherborne, Bridport and Lyme Regis.

Get in touch

Dorchester Tourist Information office telephone number is 01305 267992.

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